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Mammals - Fieldmice (also known as Wood Mice) Page 30

Image Taken on 28 Aug 2017 at 00:28    Image of day on 18 Oct 2017

Just after midnight a Fieldmouse (Wood Mouse) is on alert.

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Image Taken on 13 Oct 2010 at 19:58    Image of day on 08 Dec 2010

Whoosh - complete with shadow

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Image Taken on 22 Nov 2011 at 03:13    Image of day on 31 Dec 2011

At around 3 a.m. this fieldmouse (wood mouse) really can't be doing anything but having a lick of the (we are told) sweet and protein rich slime of the Leopard slug.

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Image Taken on 15 Mar 2010 at 18:45    Image of day on 17 Apr 2010

Just after dark this fieldmouse (wood mouse) comes out to see what is left after the birds have settled down for the night.

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Image Taken on 28 Apr 2006 at 21:52    Image of day on 08 May 2006

Unusual position for the fieldmouse (wood mouse) who is tucking into peanut.

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Image Taken on 24 Sep 2017 at 05:04    Image of day on 04 Nov 2017

A Squeaky Sweetie.
This is just before first light in the middle of nowhere!

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Image Taken on 20 Jan 2013 at 17:58    Image of day on 20 Feb 2013

For several days after two snowfalls we saw only a tiny fraction of the normal number of images of Fieldmice (Wood Mice). This one really expresses the problems for such a small creature in snow many times deeper than it is!

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Image Taken on 03 Nov 2007 at 18:27    Image of day on 05 Dec 2007

Looking so lonely in a sea of autumn leaves, a young fieldmouse (wood mouse) looks for what's left of the peanut grit on the log.

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Image Taken on 14 Oct 2006 at 00:40    Image of day on 24 Oct 2006

Fieldmouse (Wood Mouse) heaven?

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Image Taken on 04 Jan 2010 at 18:43    Image of day on 06 Feb 2010

'I'm thinking about a petition to have this rock lowered'.

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Image Taken on 04 Sep 2007 at 21:39    Image of day on 03 Oct 2007

The relative sizes of these two is startling when you see them together. The mouse seems not the least bothered.

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Image Taken on 09 Sep 2007 at 20:00    Image of day on 13 Oct 2007


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Image Taken on 27 May 2006 at 22:34    Image of day on 03 Jun 2006

Snails move so slowly that this one seems to be treated as a knot of wood as far as this Fieldmouse (Wood Mouse) is concerned.

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Image Taken on 23 Jul 2011 at 02:31    Image of day on 03 Sep 2011

An early small cherry just seems to be too much for the teeth and jaw to cut through. The cherry was still there undamaged long after the mouse left.

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Image Taken on 21 Jun 2010 at 21:56    Image of day on 31 Jul 2010

Fieldmouse (Wood Mouse) in an unusual and appealing position - possibly surprised by something in the night and then even more surprised by the camera click and flash.

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Image Taken on 25 Dec 2012 at 16:49    Image of day on 21 Jan 2013

No idea where the fieldmouse (wood mouse) 'in flight' came from, where it is going, nor 'what happened next'. Genuine single frame.

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Image Taken on 25 Dec 2012 at 16:49    Image of day on 21 Jan 2013

The fieldmouse (wood mouse) 'in flight' is unusually clear - here is some detail.

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Image Taken on 08 Sep 2015 at 04:19    Image of day on 09 Nov 2015

A Fieldmouse (Wood Mouse) on the lookout for the Owl / Cat / Fox?
The single light source flash makes an interesting shadow there for only a fleeting thousandth of a second or so.

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Image Taken on 05 May 2009 at 21:46    Image of day on 28 May 2009

4 days later we happened to get this one. Ouch!

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Image Taken on 21 Oct 2016 at 19:23    Image of day on 02 Dec 2016

A few days later over 2 nights these Fieldmice (Wood Mice) are accurately montaged. Undoubtedly what the domestic cats make night-time visits here trying to catch!

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