Tuesday, 22 July 2008

Small Mammals on Chorlton Ees

Small mammals are an important part of any healthy food chain or web of woodlands and grasslands like those on Chorlton Ees, yet they are rarely seen, but there are other clues to their presence. Kestrels hovering above the meadows are after their favourite food: (short tailed) field voles. Wood mice do a good job of hovering up all the seeds and berries that fall to the floor. Here are some Small voles and mice also


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