John Wright saw an impressive 47 species of mammals in the UK last year without going for a “Big Year”. He didn’t, for instance, count some feral species, or chase after some commoner species that ought to be quite easy. Has anyone seen more UK mammals in a year?
Here’s his log for the year.
UK Mammals in 2017: John Wright’s account of a year’s British mammaling with 47 species including multiple Otters, Least Weasels, Beavers, Water Shrews and a Humpback Whale.