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Yellow-necked Mouse Apodemus flavicollis Length 18-25cm Similar to Wood Mouse but larger, with relatively larger ears, eyes and feet, and longer tail; coat is richer brown on upperparts and shows clearer demarcation between upperparts and clean-looking white underparts. Note the broad, rich yellow band on throat (in Wood Mouse, yellow on throat is, at most, a discrete spot. Mainly nocturnal. Climbs well. Squeals loudly in distress. Distribution is patchy, and only locally common. Favours undisturbed deciduous woodland.
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Yellow-necked Mouse Apodemus flavicollis Length 18-25cm Similar to Wood Mouse but larger, with relatively larger ears, eyes and feet, and longer tail; coat is richer brown on upperparts and shows clearer demarcation between upperparts and clean-looking white underparts. Note the broad, rich yellow band on throat (in Wood Mouse, yellow on throat is, at most, a discrete spot. Mainly nocturnal. Climbs well. Squeals loudly in distress. Distribution is patchy, and only locally common. Favours undisturbed deciduous woodland.

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Date: 19 Nov 2012
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