Some of these are hawks, owls, snakes, short-tailed shrews, foxes, minks, weasels, bobcats and coyotes. Goldman's diminutive woodrat N. Walker's mammals of the world. Arthur Rylah Institute.
Prevention and Control of Wildlife Damage. Zinc phosphide is the only nonanticoagulant rodenticide registered for use against deer mice. Signs of house mice activity look similar to those of deer mice; however, a telltale musky odor is typical of house mouse infestations.
Adult Mice The side view of an adult male mouse. Inspection is crucial for control. They also have small, beady eyes and large ears that allow them to hear higher frequencies than humans.
The deer mouse nests alone for the most part but will sometimes nest with a deer mouse of the opposite sex. For more information contact: kasey. Deer mice construct spherical or cup-shaped nests of shredded plant fibers, fur, and feathers under logs, stumps, rocks in the abandoned dens of other mammals, but prefers natural cavities of tress.
Print Cancel. Deer mice nest in burrows dug in the ground or construct nests in raised areas such as brush piles, logs, rocks, stumps, under bark, and in hollows in trees.
Female deer mice construct nests using a variety of materials including grasses, roots, mosses, wool, thistledown, and various artificial fibers. Deer mice are often active in open habitat; most subspecies do not develop hidden runways the way many voles Microtus and Clethrionomys spp. As a minimum, please provide the date, time and location of your sighting as well as your best contact details.
Like other Peromyscus species, it is a vector and carrier of emerging infectious diseases such as hantaviruses and Lyme disease. Identifying an individual from a photo requires a clear image of the top of the head, best achieved when the whale is breaching and exposing the complete upper jaw rostrum.
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