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Field vole (Microtus agrestis).

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This is one of the most common mammals across Europe, usually found in grasslands, moorlands and heathlands. The field vole has a grey-brown or dark brown coat and a short tail. It feeds mainly on herbs and grass, in winter on tree bark. The mating season falls between March and October, during which the field vole has up to 7 young in a litter, 3-6 times a year. Active by day and night makes it an important food source for weasels, kestrels and owls. Field voles are very teritorial and will attack another vole tresspassing.

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