Mammals

The mammals that might be seen on the Isle of Skye are:

Field Vole (Microtus agrestis)
Wood Mouse (Apodemus sylvaticus)
Brown Rat (Rattus norvegicus)
Mountain Hare (Lepus timidus scoticus)
Brown Hare (Lepus europaeus)
Rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus
Hedgehog (Erinaceous europaeus)
Mole (Talpa europaea)
Common Shrew (Sorex araneus)
Pigmy Shrew (Sorex minutus)
Water Shrew (Neomys fodiens)
Common Pipistrelle Bat (Pipistrellus pipistrellus)
Red Deer (Cervus elaphus scoticus)
Roe Deer (Capreolus capreolus)
Fox (Vulpes vulpes)
Pine Marten (Martes martes)
Stoat (Mustela erminea)
Weasel (Mustela nivalis)
Mink (Mustela vison)
Otter (Lutra lutra)

Copyright: Andrew Easton

Mountain Hare (Lepus timidus scoticus)


Useful links: The Mammal Society
Scottish Natural Heritage
International Otter Survival Fund
Bat Conservation Trust in Scotland