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.

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