British Mammals Identification

The British Mammals Identification page on Wild About Britain can be used to help you identify species of Mammals found in the UK.

However, if they all look the same, or you need some help in identifying a particular species, click here to post a question in our forum, where some of our really helpful members should be able to help.

Muntiacus reevesi
Myotis mystacinus
Balaenoptera acutorostrata
Tursiops truncatus
Lepus timidus
Eptesicus serotinus
Plecotus auritus
Cervus elephus
Myotis bechsteini
Phoca vitulina
Talpa europaea
Neomys fodiens
Arvicola terrestris
Muscardinus avellanarius
Martes martes
Lutra lutra
Felis sylvestris
Lepus europaeus
Myodes glareolus
Micromys minutus
Meles meles
Capreolus capreolus
Mus domesticus
Myotis nattereri
Mustela nivalis
Cervus nippon
Erinaceus europaeus
Barbastella barbastellus
Nyctalus noctula
Mustela vison
Myotis daubentoni
Sciurus vulgaris
Myotis brandti
Vespertilio murinus
Delphinus delphis
Nyctalus leisleri
Sus scrofa
Sorex araneus
Apodemus sylvaticus
Pipistrellus nathusii
Castor fiber
Rhinolophus hipposideros
Oryctolagus cuniculus
Mustela putorius
Hydropotes inermis
Pipistrellus pipistrellus
Mustela erminea
Microtus agrestis
Fox
Vulpes vulpes
Halichoerus grypus
Rattus norvegicus
Dama dama