Terrestrial Mammals

A number of terrestrial mammals are protected by UK wildlife law and require appropriate consideration in project planning. BiOME has assisted clients at sites across the UK and Europe by completing surveys, data analysis and assessment works using appropriate and up-to-date techniques.

  • Badgers surveys (including long-term bait-marking studies)
  • Otter surveys
  • Hazel  Dormouse surveys (including tube/box surveys)
  • Water Vole surveys
  • Pine Marten surveys
  • Scottish Wildcat surveys
  • Red Squirrel surveys
  • Mountain Hare surveys
  • Small mammal surveys

In addition, our services include impact assessment, small mammal trapping, remote camera surveys (we hold over 50 camera traps in stock), and species population monitoring

Selected References

  • Birks, J.D.S, Bullion, S, Cresswell, W.J & Dean, M (2012). UK BAP Mammals: Interim Guidance for Survey Methodologies, Impact Assessment and Mitigation.
  • English Nature (2006). The Dormouse Conservation Handbook 2nd edition.
  • Strachan, R, Moorhouse, T. & Gelling, M. (2011). Water Vole Conservation Handbook 3rd edition.
  • Joint Nature Conservation Committee (2004). Common Standards Monitoring Guidance for Mammals.
  • Scottish Natural Heritage. Wildcat Survey Methods.
  • Cresswell WJ, Birks J, Dean M, Pacheco M, Trewhella WJ, Wells D and Wray S (2012). UKBAP Mammals: Interim Guidelines for Survey Methodologies, Impact Assessment and Mitigation. The Mammal Society, Southampton.
  • Flowerdew JR, Shore RF, Poulton SMC and Sparks TH (2004). Live trapping to monitor small mammals in Britain. Mammal Review34: 1-167.
  • Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2010

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