Cornish Mammal Info

Below is a table of the mammals found in Cornwall.

Click on the species to download PDF fact sheets.

Please bear with us as this is work in progress and we will add more fact sheets as we complete them.

CARNIVORES (Meat-Eating Mammals)
Canines (Dog Family)
Mustelids (Weasel Family)
Mink
Polecat-Ferret
INSECTIVORES (Insect-Eating mammals)
Erinaceidae (Hedgehog Family)
Talpidae (Mole Family)
Soricidae (Shrew Family)
Lesser-White toothed shrew
RODENTS (Gnawing mammals)
Muridae (Mouse Family)
Cricetidae (Vole And Hamster Family)
Gliderae (Dormouse Family)
Sciuridae (Squirrel Family)
LAGOMORPHS (Hare-Like Mammals)
Leporidae (Hare And Rabbit Family)
ARTIODACTYLAS (Even-Toed Hoofed Mammals)
Cervidae (Deer Family)
Bovidae (Cow Family)
PINNIPEDS (Fin-Footed Mammals)
Phocidae (True-Seal Family)
CETACEANS (Whales)
Delphinidae (Dolphin Family)
Atlantic White-Sided Dolphin
Orca
Pilot Whales
Striped Dolphin
White-Beaked Dolphin
Phocoenidae (Porpoise Family)
Balaenopteridae (Rorqual Whales)
CHIROPTERA (Winged-Mammals)
General Bat Outline
Vespertilionidae (Evening-Bats Family)
Barbestelle
Brandt’s Bat
Daubenton’s Bat
Natterer’s Bat
Whiskered Bat
Rhinolophidae (Horseshoe-Bats Family)
Lesser Horseshoe Bat
Greater Horseshoe Bat