Speckled Wood on Bramble
Howardian
Local Nature Reserve

Introduction

Aerial View &
Location Map


Habitats

Animals

Dormice

Birds

Invertebrates

Butterflies

Moths

Fauna list

Plants

Orchids

Trees/Shrubs

Fungi

Lichen, Moss
& Liverworts


Flora list

Vistas

Slideshows

Snowscenes

Viewpoints

Nature Trail

Friends' Group

Management

History/Archive

Useful
Information


Contact

Links
Dormouse Survey routine
Boxes and Tubes    First Survey 2009    Survey Routine   
Data  2009   2010   2011   2012   2013   2014   2015   2016   2017  

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    Removing the Dormouse box from the tree Howardian Local Nature Reserve
    Placing the Dormouse Box in the bag, and removing the lid

A Dormouse nest has been found in a box, it is taken from the tree and
placed in a large clear bag to find out if a Dormouse is in residence.

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    Dormouse box in bag Howardian Local Nature Reserve
    Dormouse from nest Howardian Local Nature Reserve
    Dormouse safely caught

The lid is taken of the box so the nest can be explored, a Dormouse is found and caught.

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    Dormouse sexing Howardian Local Nature Reserve
    Dormouse safely held

The Dormouse is sexed, weighed and placed back in the box
before being returned to it's original position on the tree.

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    Placing the Dormouse in the weighing bag Howardian Local Nature Reserve
    Weighing the Dormouse Howardian Local Nature Reserve
    Replacing the Dormouse in the nest box before it is returned to the original position on the tree.
All photographs have been taken on the reserve © Friends of Howardian LNR

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