28 species of mammal have been recorded in the Wildspace, including 5 species of bat.

If you would like to see what they look like, go to the website of the National Biodiversity Network and type the Binomial name of the species into the 'Search for Taxa' box. Or simply use Google search.

Logging species is an important aspect of our work in Ely Wildspace. If you would like to find out more please visit our page on Biological Recording

Binomial name Common name
Apodemus sylvaticus Wood Mouse
Arvicola terrestris Water Vole
Capreolus capreolus Roe Deer
Eptesicus serotinus Serotine Bat
Erinaceus europaeus Hedgehog
Lepus europaeus Brown Hare
Lutra lutra Otter
Meles meles Badger
Microtus agrestis Field Vole
Muntiacus reevesi Reeve's Muntjac
Mus musculus House Mouse
Mustela erminea Stoat
Mustela nivalis Weasel
Myodes glareolus Bank Vole
Myotis daubentoni Daubenton's Bat
Neomys fodiens Water Shrew
Neovison vison American Mink
Nyctalus noctula Noctule (bat)
Oryctolagus cuniculus Rabbit
Pipistrellus pipistrellus Common Pipistrelle (bat)
Pipistrellus pygmaeus Soprano Pipistrelle (bat)
Rattus norvegicus Brown Rat
Sciurus carolinensis Grey Squirrel
Sorex araneus Common Shrew
Sorex minutus Pygmy Shrew
Talpa europaea Mole
Vulpes vulpes Fox



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