Bluedun's picture

Otter & Heron tracks ?

Observed: 21st February 2009 By: BluedunBluedun’s reputation in Mammals
Otter and Heron tracks.JPG

Otter & Heron tracks ?

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Otter (Lutra lutra) interacts


Rob Coleman's picture

I think these are Otter

I think these are Otter tracks - the second print up shows 5 radiating toe pads, and the hind pad would be too large in relation to the toe marks for Fox. I've only seen the webbing marks on Otter tracks in very soft mud.

Rob Coleman

Bluedun's picture

Thanks folks - I agree

RE webbing - Bear in mind that the previous night was well below freezing and the sandy bank would have had a lair of frost

the naturalist man's picture


These are otter, as well as the comments made these are far to broad to be fox.

Graham Banwell

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