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Mammals

The following lists some of the mammal wildlife found in and around Radley:

Please click on the thumbnail to go the individual posting, clicking on other links such as Family, Species, takes you to a listing page for that item. Click on column headings to sort the postings.

Click here to see the list of recorded species with no photograph.

Group Order Family Species Common Name Author Date
Badger, photographed May 1988 by R EelesMammals
Carnivora
Mustelidae
Meles meles
Badger
R Eeles
1988/05/01
Fox, photographed in July or August 1984 by R Eeles.Mammals
Carnivora
Canidae
Vulpes vulpes
Fox
R Eeles
1984/07/01
Grey Squirrel photographed 4 June 2004 by B CrowleyMammals
Rodentia
Sciuridae
Sciurus carolinensis
Grey Squirrel
B Crowley
2004/06/04
Muntjac, photographed 02 August 2011 by S Calvert-FisherMammals
Artiodactyla
Cervidae
Muntiacus reevesi
Muntjac Deer
S Calvert-Fisher
2011/08/02
Otter footprints. Photograph by J Cartmell, 01 November 2012. Identification confirmed by Graham Scholey.Mammals
Carnivora
Mustelidae
Lutra lutra
Otter
Jo Cartmell
2012/11/01
Water vole, photographed 28 May 2006 by Jo CartmellMammals
Rodentia
Cricetidae
Arvicola terrestris
Water Vole
Jo Cartmell
2006/05/28
Wood Mouse (Apodemus sylvaticus) photographed 30 August 2011 by B CrowleyMammals
Rodentia
Muridae
Apodemus sylvaticus
Wood Mouse
B Crowley
2011/08/30

 

Recorded species with no photograph

 
  • Polecat (Mustela putorius) (Peachcroft Farm, 2008)
  • Mink (Mustela vison)
  • Rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus)
  • Brown Rat (Ratus norvegicus)
  • Mole (Talpa europaea)
  • Field vole (Microtus agrestis)*
  • Common shrew (Sorex araneus)*
  • Water shrew (Neomys fodiens)*
  • Pygmy Shrew (Sorex minutus)
  • Hedgehog (Erinaceus europeus)
  • Weasel (Mustela nivalis)
  • House mouse (Mus musculus)
  • Pipistrelle bat (Pipistrellus pipistrellus)
  • Soprano pipistrelle (Pipistrellus pygmaeus)*
  • Noctule bat (Nyctalus noctula)*
  • Daubenton’s bat (Myotis daubentoni)*
 

References

 

Complete British Animals
Paul Sterry
Published by Collins, London, 2005
ISBN 0 00 720137 0

 

The past and present status of the European Otter, Lutra lutra, in the vicinity of Abingdon, Oxfordshire, England.
Bob Eeles, Roger Wiggins, Richard Harrison, and Graham Bateman
Published on this website, January 2015 . (pdf 4MB) 

 

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