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Mammals

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Wat Tyler Country Park has a number of mammal species.  Rabbits are common and can be seen along the paths and in the meadows.  During quieter times of day foxes can be seen hunting around the park.  Stoats and weasels can sometimes be seen dashing across paths and the tell tale squeak of a shrew can be heard from areas of long grass.  Water voles can sometimes be spotted moving through the reeds in front the Pitsea Fleet bird hides and grey squirrels are becoming an increasingly common sight in the hedgerows and scrub.

Some of the mammal species found in the park are listed below:

Water Vole
Field vole
Harvest Mouse
Wood Mouse
Brown Rat
Grey Squirrel
European Rabbit
European Hedgehog
Mole
Common Shrew
Water Shrew
Red Fox
Stoat
Weasel
Common Pipistrelle bat


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Rabbit
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Water Vole

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