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Mammal Sightings for the last week

July 24, 2016

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


Valerie von Arx, Pat Baker, Keith Balmer, Richard Bashford, Graham Bellamy, Rosemary Brind, Rachel Broomfield, Andrew Budd, Leslie Cripps, Hugh & Jenny Griffiths, Liz Hooper, Dave Odell, Wilf Powell, Kel Robinson, Jackie Ullyett, Ann de Winter, David Withers.



  • Hedgehog - Leighton Buzzard, feeding in garden

                      - Ampthill, 2 feeding in garden

                      - Bedford, 2 DOR, at different locations

                      - Wooton, seen in garden

                      - Westoning, 2 in garden

                      - Kempston, 1 in garden


  • Rabbit - Sandy, RSPB Lodge, caught by stoat

  • Hare - TL03, 1 seen

  • Squirrel - Luton, Stockwood Park, 2 seen

                   - Kempston, 1 seen  

  • Black Squirrel - Milton Bryan, juvenile seen


  • Mole - Luton, hills

               - Dunstable Downs, dead on ground

  • Dormouse - Maulden Wood, 5 adults in 3 different boxes and 1 adult with 3/4 juveniles in another box 

  • Wood Mouse - Maulden Wood, 6 adults and 2 groups of 3 & 4/5 juveniles

  • Yellow-necked Mouse - Maulden Wood, 1 seen in box

  • Rat - Marston Vale CP, 3 under Bird Feeder

  • Common Shrew - Dunstable Downs, dead on ground

  • Muntjac - Chicksands Wood  

  • Badger - SP94, 2 DOR at different locations

                  - TL04, DOR

                  - TL03, DOR 


  • Stoat - Ampthill, 1 crossing road

                - Sandy, RSPB Lodge, dragging off a rabbit



   All records are of live animals unless stated.  
   13 Species for the week and 26 so far in 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)



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