British Wildlife 23.6 August 2012

Can the Harvest Mouse survive in a modern arable landscape? A Suffolk case study

Harvest Mice Micromys minutus have always been associated with lowland arable landscapes, typically portrayed sitting on an ear of wheat. Their name relates to their abundance at harvest time, when they were frequently seen in large numbers as the crops were being cut. 

Classic Wildlife Sites: Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve, Nottinghamshire Wildlife reports
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