Mountain Hare

Head & body length: 450-550mm

Tail length: 40-80mm

Weight: 2.5-5.5kg

Summer coat greyer than Brown Hare, tail white. Coat mostly white in winter. Smaller than Brown Hare with shorter ears.

Habitat: Commonest on heather moorland and grassy mountain slopes, also Upland pastures and Woodland.

Active predominantly at night, with most activity at dawn and dusk.