Mammal Sightings w/o 31st October 2016

Thanks to the following people who sent in Mammal Records this past week.

David Anderson, Keith Balmer, Andy Banthorp, Melissa Banthorp, Rachael Broomfield, Bex Cartwright, Ann Doody, Helen Gebler, Lawrence Jarrett, Val Jarrett, Judith Knight, Rory Morrisey, Richard Lawrence, Julia Powell, Wilf Powell, Sue Raven, Richard Revels, Mary Sheridan, Tim Spencer, Joanne Terry, Ken Winder, Ian Woiwod, David Wood.

Chinese Water Deer - Lidlington

- Sharpenhoe, 1 in field

- Ridgemont, Boughton End, 7 seen

Fallow Deer - Tempsford Airfield, 1 stag seen outside Airfield

Muntjac Deer - Sandy

Hedgehog - Bedford, juvenile still active in garden

- Linslade, active in garden

- Barton, seen on Trail Camera in garden

Squirrel - Sandy

- Luton, Dunstable Road

- Totternhoe

Otter - Bedford

- Henlow, River Ivel, spraint

Wood Mouse - Linslade, 1 in garden

- Cardington, 1 live trapped

- Potton, John O'Gaunt GC, 5 live trapped

- Pegsdon Hills, 2 live Trapped

Yellow-necked Mouse - Potton,John O'Gaunt GC, 1 live Trapped

Short-tailed Vole - Pegsdon, seen in grass

Bank Vole - Potton, John O'Gaunt GC, 1 live Trapped

- Pegsdon Hills, 3 live Trapped

Common Shrew - Potton, John O'Gaunt GC, 1 live Trapped

Badger - SP92, DOR

- TL13, DOR

- TL04, DOR

- TL24, 1 seen

- TL03, Juv DOR

- TL14, DOR

Stoat - Marston Vale CP, 1 on grass outside cafe

- Sandy, The Riddy, tracks on Mink Raft

- Pegsdon Hills NR, animal investigating rabbit holes

Polecat - Wilstead,DOR, photo & validated by Richard Lawrence

Fox - Cockayne Hatley, seen on Trail Camera in garden

How about a few mammal photographs, preferably of the records being listed via Adnoto. Either post pictures on the Beds Flora & Fauna Blog as detailed below, or on The Mammal Group site.

When entering a record on Adnoto, please list the nearest town in the 'location box' and not "in garden" etc.

All records are of live animals unless stated. 15 Species for the week and now 28 species for 2016.

Can all records please be submitted via the BNHS Adnoto system, as this adds them to the holding Database and means all the necessary information is submitted.

Thank you and good watching, David Anderson (Beds Mammal Recorder)

See photos of Beds Flora & Fauna on the group Blog at:-

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