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Mammal Sightings w/o 8th Aug 2016

August 15, 2016

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

David Anderson, Liz Anderson, Valerie von Arx, Andrew Budd, Anna Charles, Gwen Hitchcock, John Lynch, Liz Hooper, Helen Muir-Howie, Sammy Meldrum-Lester, Simon Meldrum-Lester, Rory Morrisey, Jan Murphy, Nigel Nurse, Julia Powell, Jamie Proud, Sue Raven, Kel Robinson, Tim Spencer, Ken Winder, David Wood.


Rabbit - Sandy,RSPB Lodge,caught by Stoat

Stoat - Sandy, RSPB Lodge, 1 seen

Weasel - Sandy, RSPB Lodge, 1 seen

Muntjac - Sandy, RSPB Lodge, 1 seen

            - Bromham, seen in meadow

Squirrel - Bedford, Fenlake,in garden

            - Dunstable, 1 seen in town centre

Rat - Bedford, Fenlake, heard in garden gnawing

Hedgehog - Bedford Fenlake, seen in garden

               - Marston Vale CP, alive

               - Clophill, DOR

               - Ampthill, feeding in garden

               - Leighton Buzzard, 2 seen in garden

               - Upper Stondon, feeding in garden

               - Westoning, 4 adults & 1 juvenile feeding in garden 

Badger - SP95, DOR

           - SP92, 3 adults & 4 juveniles seen

           - TL23, active sett

           - TL23, active sett

           - SP94, DOR 

Polecat Ferret - Leighton Buzzard, DOR (photo on F&F)

Wood Mouse - Bromham, killed by cat

Harvest Mouse - Biggleswade, sitting on teasle

Common Shrew - Maulden Wood, dead on ground

                        - Sharnbrook, dead in garden, left by neighbours cat

Pygmy Shrew - Maulden Wood, dead on ground (new Sp for the year)

Fox - Dunstable, crossing road

      - Stagsden, DOR

      - Bedford, seen in garden

Hare - TL23, 1 seen     


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 27 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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