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Observed: 21st March 2011 By: trackton
  • Vole sp.
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
    Likely ID
    Brown Rat (Rattus norvegicus)
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
    ID agreements (): 3 People
    • Gill Sinclair
      S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course completeThe Mammal SocietyThe Vincent Wildlife Trust
      Mammals expert
    • anonymous spotter
    • CarstairsCarstairs’s reputation in Mammals
  • Bank Vole
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
Species interactions

No interactions present.


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Young brown rat

I agree the ears are too prominant for a vole and eyes too small for either of the Apodemus species. Most likely a young brown rat.

Gill Sinclair
OU Certificate in Contemporary Science
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