Tracks are usually at least 2cm wide (wider than your thumbprint). Go back Otter droppings, or spraints, are often used to mark territory.

UK This is the original and best "Otter Experience" that visitors have been ejoying for over 15 years. Apr 13, 2018 - Of all the signs associated with the presence of an Otter, spraint is perhaps the most readily encountered. Shop | google_ad_channel =""; Shropshire Wildlife Trust's Otter Project. H) Water vole. News | Advertise
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Otter spraints are messy smudges with a distinct, not unpleasant smell, and contain bones and fish scale remains. PROSIECT ADFER LYGOD DWY YNG NGHYMRU/ WATER VOLE RESEARCH PROJECT. | Animals + Nature | Nature 2). Contributors
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Tracks/footprints: Otter prints can be found at the edge of river banks, in gravel, sand, and mud, and on tarmac if they have just left the river. They are very territorial and leave spraint along the stretch of river as well as signs such as holts and couches. Inspired designs on t-shirts, posters, stickers, home decor, and more by independent artists and designers from around the world. Shropshire Wildlife Trust's Otter Project uses camera traps to search for otters on the River Severn, and the Canal & River Trust is seeking volunteers to help survey otters on the waterways of Birmingham. Field sign fact sheet (click to download).
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Colour: greenish, black-grey. |  Print Page Print Page  Small ears on a broad head.Adults often a metre or more in length. Learn how to identify animal tracks in winter in the British countryside with … E-Cards, Sent All orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours. 2006 G. Bradley. Sometimes only 4 toes show in the track, and sometimes the substrate (the snow, sand, mud, etc.)

They also have five toes – a distinctive sign that it’s an otter print. It is also important to remember that like otters, Mink also have five toes.
Their toes are partially webbed which sometimes show up in the mud. Quite similar to otter prints, they show five toes in … Beaver has a stockier body, compared to the long body of the otter. Muddy paths, riverbanks and and woodlands are a great place to spot animal tracks, while winter snows create a fresh canvas for footprints, especially in open fields and along country roads and farm tracks. There is evidence that in certain parts of the UK the otter is extending its range and may be increasing locally. Subscribe to our mailing list and receive regular e-bulletin packed full of mammal news and ways you can get involved with mammal conservation. J) Dog. Please remain aware of how the otter is behaving.
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The otter tracks shown above were photographed at Radipole Lake Nature Reserve in Weymouth, Doset, and were kindly supplied by the Dorset Otter Group You can see by the two pence coin alongside that otter prints are only about 6cms wide by around 8 or 9cms long. Today. google_color_border = "336699"; | B) Otter. This piece of pottery was glazed in a glossy tenmoku, UK Safari Mammal Section
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about 6cms wide by around 8 or 9cms long.

However, otter populations in England are very fragmented and the animals breed slowly. L x 2 1/4 - 3 7/8 in. Contact Paul Wilkinson at enquiries.westmidlands@canalrivertrust.org.uk. google_color_url = "008000";

There is evidence that in certain parts of the UK the otter is extending its range and may be increasing locally. D) Badger. Otter: Look for signs of otter on muddy or snowy river banks where you can find prints and trough from belly-sliding into the water.

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