matt williams's picture


Observed: 22nd August 2013 By: matt williams

is this the nest of a dormouse or a bird

Species interactions

No interactions present.


Amadan's picture

Very hard to say -

And tricky to get a good idea of size.
It could be either, I think: perhaps someone else with more experience can pronounce on it. I did some work on dormice years ago, but that was focussed around putting up nest-boxes for them!

tarkamerl's picture

Difficult to judge from the

Difficult to judge from the image, without any size of scale, as Amadan says. It looks like this nest is cup-shaped & mossy. If this is the case then it is most likely a bird nest.

Montgomeryshire mammal recorder and generalist