Bank Vole

Head & body length: 95-115mm

Tail length: 35-70mm

Weight: 15-35g

Chestnut coloured back with paler, often grey sides, silver-grey to whitish underside. Border between dorsal and ventral colour well defined.

Habitat: Common in mixed and deciduous woodland, Grasslands, Plantations, Hedgerows, Farmland and Road-Verges. Thick ground cover important in all habitats.

Active throughout day and night, peaks around dawn and dusk in summer, less nocturnal in winter.