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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 20.5 June 2009

Identifying voles from their field signs

By - Kate Ryland, Barry Kemp

Many British mammals, especially the smaller species, can be difficult to observe or survey directly. Live trapping, often with Longworth or Sherman traps, is frequently used as a technique for surveying small mammals but can be costly and time-consuming, and is potentially stressful for the animals. 

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist