Harvest Mouse

Micromys minutus

Nottinghamshire Mammals


Very small. Golden brown back with very pale grey underside. Small ears which are hairy. Blunt muzzle. Tail as long as its head and body and is prehensile (grasping). Head and body length 50-80mm

Widespread but under recorded in Nottinghamshire found in 24 out of 35 hectads (13 since 2010).

Photograph Esther Kettel

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