Brown rat (Rattus norvegicus) raiding bird feeder, Buxton garden 28/06/21 (Dave Purchase)

Rodents (Rodentia)

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About rodents

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Species of rodents: Mice, rats, porcupines, beavers, capybaras and other gnawing mammals

Rodents in the High Peak

Wood Mouse, Buxton (Steve Orridge)
Wood Mouse, Buxton (Steve Orridge)
Water Vole, Buxton (Steve Orridge)
Field Vole, Buxton (Steve Orridge)
Field Vole, Buxton (Steve Orridge)
Red Squirrel, Scotland (Steve Orridge)
Grey Squirrel, Lightwood (Steve Orridge)
Grey Squirrel, Lightwood (Steve Orridge)
Water Vole (John Bradburn)

Summaries:

Mice

Rats

Squirrels

Voles

(Beavers)

Links to surveys

Links to photo galleries

Identifying rodents

Useful references, guides and tools

Information and guidance

Websites and other links