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Nut with small hole

Observed: 23rd October 2011 By: sh6743
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
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Nut with small hole. No visible teethmarks but possibly too big to have been made by an insect.

    Likely ID
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
Species interactions

No interactions present.


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Small Rodent

This will have been eaten by a small vole or something like that. You will have to look for other signs of what is about. Whatever ate it must have had a small enough muzzle to get in.


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nut with hole

looked up old but useful book discovering hedgerows streeter and richardson (isbn 0 563 16528 6 )which is info dense,recipes poems habitats etc etc and useful drawings. one hazel nuts attaked by weevil -no tiny,squirrel-no halved bank vole -no top off bird possibly but peck marks or wood mouse similar hole similar site.hope helps ann b