LIST OF MAMMALS SEEN IN NORTHWOOD AND MEDHAM

Posted by NH Admin on Thursday, 21st October 2010, 18:58

LIST OF MAMMALS SEEN IN NORTHWOOD AND MEDHAM

This table lists 25 species of mammal which there is a good chance of seeing in Northwood or Medham. Of this list of 25, a current total of 6 mammals have been recorded.

If you have seen a mammal not recorded on this list, or any other mammal not mentioned, please contact the Natural History editor (debbiepledge@hotmail.com) with your sightings, including date and location of sighting, number seen and any other information you have. This list will be updated regularly to reflect any information you send in. With the contribution of more people the total can be increased.

RECORDED COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME
Recorded Red squirrel Sciurus vulgaris
Recorded Red fox Vulpes vulpes
Recorded Hedgehog Erinaceus europaeus
Recorded Rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus
Recorded Badger Meles meles
Common dormouse Muscardinus avellanarius
Wood mouse Apodemus sylvaticus
Yellow-necked mouse Apodemus flavicollis
Harvest mouse Micromys minutus
Brown rat Rattus norvegicus
Black rat Rattus rattus
Recorded Weasel Mustela nivalis
Stoat Mustela erminea
Mole Talpa europaea
Water shrew Neomys fodiens
Common shrew Sorex araneus
Water vole Arvicola terrestris
Field vole Microtus agrestis
Bank vole Clethrionomys glareolus
Pipistrelle bats Pipistrellus pipistrellus and Pipistrellus pygmaeus
Brown long-eared bat Plecotus auritus
Greater horseshoe bat Rhinolophus ferrumequinum
Noctule bat Nyctalus noctula
Daubenton’s bat Myotis daubentonii

NOTES

1. How is Northwood and Medham defined?

This definition uses roads and the river to mark the boundary. It closely matches the area of the proposed Northwood Parish Council, shown on this map.

North: Pallance Road, Place Road, Three Gates Road, Newport Road, to Shamblers Copse.
East: Line of low-tide of River Medina.
South: Pinkmead to Chawton Lane, then Crockers Farm to Trafford Farm.
West: Hillis Gate Road to Hillis Corner.
This is approximately 4.5 sq.km (1.7 sq.miles).

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