Brown Hare

Head & body length: 450-650mm

Tail length: 70-120mm

Weight: 2.5-6.5kg

Overall russet colour, larger than Rabbit with longer limbs and ears which have extensive black tips, tail black dorsally.

Habitat: Grassland, Farmland and Woodland.

Mainly nocturnal, spends 2/3 of night feeding. In summer leaves form 3 hrs before sunset, 1 hr in winter, returns up to 1 hr before sunrise in winter, 5 hrs in summer.