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Synonyms for field mouse

any of various small mouselike rodents of the family Cricetidae (especially of genus Microtus) having a stout short-tailed body and inconspicuous ears and inhabiting fields or meadows

any nocturnal Old World mouse of the genus Apodemus inhabiting woods and fields and gardens

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All 9 striped field mice and 2 yellow-necked field mice from Lukstas showed negative results for the PUUV RT-PCR.
When it gets colder, field mice might seek warmth which makes it more likely for them to move into your home in the autumn.
One of the holes made by field mice at the Greenway Road Recreation Ground
On this side field mice bounce beyond the dog's reach, beyond the
But thanks to two silly field mice and a boy named Roy, the littlest spruce is reunited with his parents on Christmas Day inside Roy's home.
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Striped field mice from VOplowed fields carried many more chiggers and ticks than mice from plowed fields.
Foo Foo, hopping through the forest, scooping up the field mice.
But sir," the tech pleads as I shake my head, "you have 93,000 miles and your cabin air filter has been hosting a family of field mice.
Throughout the day, the field mice went about their lives under constan threat from the cat who patrolled their grounds and disrupted their activities.
If so, it was thanks to a group of creative students who gave his transport a makeover - after it was targeted by field mice.
The most common pests are field mice and small garden snakes, but I've heard stories of birds, woodchucks, and squirrels homesteading in scarecrows.
They say they often spot field mice in the street, as it backs onto the Town Moor - but rats are a different matter.
Rabbits live here, as do foxes, pole cats and badgers, and the smaller mammals such as voles and field mice.
It is misleading to portray the eating of field mice as an act of desperation.