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.

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