sgwarnog's picture


Observed: 12th May 2013 By: sgwarnogsgwarnog’s reputation in Mammalssgwarnog’s reputation in Mammalssgwarnog’s reputation in Mammals

I'm afraid I didn't observe its tail to see if it had a black tip, but judging by size - it seemed quite large - I'm plumping for stoat over weasel.

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darob57's picture


Certainly looks like stoat. Boundary between ginger/brown fur and whitish fur forms a straight line. This is a wavy line in the case of the weasel.


sgwarnog's picture


- that's helpful - I hadn't known of that id tip. Cheers, Peter

Peter H

jonmortin's picture

Great photo. I was expecting

Great photo. I was expecting someone to crack the old joke as well...

jeremyr's picture


ah yes.. that old joke, which I know well.. and was just about to crack..

how does it go again?

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jonmortin's picture

You can weasily tell the

You can weasily tell the difference. They are stoatally different!

cerigait's picture

Boom boom!

Always a comedian! LOL :)

the naturalist man's picture


My only joke (except the one about the polar bear and the penguin) stolen!

Agree with stoat.

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