harvest mouse

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Synonyms for harvest mouse

any of several small greyish New World mice inhabiting e

small reddish-brown Eurasian mouse inhabiting e

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A search was conducted to find references addressing topics related to predation of the harvest mouse in Europe.
The salt marsh harvest mouse is a small nocturnal rodent that makes its home and all of its meals out of pick-leweed (Salicornia virginica), a native plant growing in the salt marshes.
Reithrodontomys megalotis (western harvest mouse).--A male western harvest mouse (TTU 45589) was collected on 19 April 1987 from two miles north and five miles east of Mentone in Loving County.
Seven types of rodent species were located in these sites: deer mouse, wood rat, spiny mouse, kangaroo rat, cotton rat, harvest mouse, and pygmy mouse.
WIMBLEDON will be serving up a helping hand to the endangered British harvest mouse this year.
Dr Simon Lyster, Director General of the Wildlife Trusts, said: 'The harvest mouse is an excellent indicator of the health of our fields and hedgerows.
Those ponds once hosted vegetation like cordgrass, gumplant and salty, bitter pickleweed, which in turn provide homes for rails and the salt marsh harvest mouse, also listed as endangered.
A good thought-teaser at the end of the animal section asks: If a harvest mouse is about as small as an animal can exist, how can its offspring survive?
A full-grown harvest mouse weighs only a little more than a pencil.
On the 1/2-mile Baylands Trail to view the replanted pickleweed marsh (home to the endangered salt marsh harvest mouse), you might spot avocets and snowy egrets poking around the shallows, as well as cinnamon teal, gadwalls, and rudd ducks in deeper water.
Our school had already "adopted" the endangered salt marsh harvest mouse as part of the California Endangered Species Education Program (a cooperative venture of the California Department of Education, the California Department of Fish and Game and the National Audubon Society).
Doxey Marshes is also home to regionally significant populations of otter, harvest mouse and water shrew, and a vast array of wetland plants including the biggest area of reed-sweet grass in the Midlands.
THE Mayor of Wirral, Cllr Pat Hackett, cut the ribbon at the Harvest Mouse pub, in Heswall, and revealed the transformation.