Harvest Mouse Survey (12 images)

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Harvest mouse (Micromys minutus) survey. Surrey, UK. The tiny harvest mouse lives in long tussocky grassland, reedbeds, hedgerows and around woodland edges. They build a spherical nest of tightly woven grass, high up amongst tall grasses. They are mainly vegetarian, eating seeds and fruits, but will also eat invertebrates. Classified as a Priority Species in the UK Biodiversity Action Plan. With thanks to Surrey Wildlife Trust staff and volunteers.