Recording

Making a mammal record is easy! If you see any wild mammals in Shropshire, we would love to know. It could be a grey squirrel, rabbit, fox or badger and all you need to do is make a note of the location (place name, postcodes and grid reference) species seen, evidence observed and the date. Some species such as polecats and hares can easily be misidentified, so if you can take a photograph of any mammals you are unsure about, we will be able to verify the species. We are working towards the production of the first Shropshire Mammal Atlas and all records will be added when the Atlas goes to print. You can make a mammal record for Shropshire by clicking here Alternatively, you can email your records direct to SMGrecord@gmail.com Badger J Harding A record could be a sighting of a mammal, dead animals on roads, field signs such as trails and burrows, or results from field survey work.

Badger trail in woodland

Badger trail in woodland

Small mammal burrow

Small mammal burrow

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4 thoughts on “Recording

  1. Hi, OK … Grid Ref SJ46780 00498
    27/11/19 – grey squirrel in yard
    Sept – 2 young rabbits in our track
    a small bat flew round our living room then went back up into attic
    Generally …
    woodmice, field voles, pygmy & common shrews, common newt, in the garden
    house mice in the house

    I know newts are not mammals so where do I record those with SWT? And what about recording birds?
    Ta very muchley,
    Elen Sentier

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