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.
On 8 March 1987, a female plains harvest mouse (MWSU 14511) was collected from nine miles west of Monahans in Ward County.
Flannery (1967) applied the Difference of Proportions test to the data for the cotton rat, kangaroo rat, and deer mouse, but did not apply it to the data for the wood rat, spiny mouse, 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?
Bair Island - which contains the largest unbroken chunk of wetlands in the area - is home to dozens of wildlife species, including the endangered California clapper rail, a shore bird, and the salt marsh harvest mouse, which is an important food for the peregrine falcon.
A full-grown harvest mouse weighs only a little more than a pencil.
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).
THE Mayor of Wirral, Cllr Pat Hackett, cut the ribbon at the Harvest Mouse pub, in Heswall, and revealed the transformation.
However, the NPS was concerned that eastern redcedar removal would decrease small mammal diversity or result in the loss of rare or endangered species (NPS, 2014), such as the state-listed plains harvest mouse J R.
The survey included the first report of a harvest mouse in Teesdale for 40 years.