Mammals

Links and Downloads

Special Links and downloads for the mammal section:

Checklist of Yorkshire mammals

The complete checklist of the mammals of Yorkshire can be seen by clicking here.

Yorkshire's cetaceans

A fuller account of recent records of whales, dolphins and porpoises which have been sighted from Yorkshire's coasts and rivers can be seen by clicking here.

Yorkshire Mammal Group

Yorkshire Mammal Group is an affiliated society of the Yorkshire Naturalists' Union.  They hold indoor meetings with guest speakers on the first Tuesday of every month from October to May in York, and a programme of field meetings throughout the year.  Visit their website for more information.

Single Species Mammal Groups around Yorkshire:

Red Squirrels Northern England (RSNE)

This is a partnership project between the Red Squirrel Survival Trust (RSST), Natural England (NE), the Forestry Commission (FC) and The Wildlife Trusts (TWT). It s focus is surviving red squirrel populations in Cumbria, Northumberland, County Durham and parts of the North Yorkshire Dales.

Website: http://www.northernredsquirrels.org.uk/

(Badger Groups) Since the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981, specialist Badger groups have been set up to in conjunction with the Police and conservation organisations to monitor and protect Badger setts across Yorkshire. There are currently ten such groups:

Ryedale Badger Group Tel: 01653 695124 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Leeds Badger Group E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Wakefield District Badger Group Tel: 07939 585826 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Website: www.wdco.org/Site/Wakefield-District-Badger-Group 
South Yorkshire Badger Group Tel: 07722 590184  Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Website: www.sybadgergroup.f9.co.uk 
North Riding Badger Group  Tel: 01723 366516 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Kirklees Badger Protection Group  Tel: 01484 844007 or 07745 378039  Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Website: www.kirkleesbadgergroup.org.uk 
Harrogate and District Badger Group  Tel: 077460 86960 / 077460 86961  Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
East Yorkshire Badger Protection Group  Tel: 01723 864747 or 01964 563207 or 07746 865781  Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Website: www.eastyorksbadgers.co.uk
Calderdale Badger Protection Group  Tel: 01422 310178  Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Website: www.calderdalebadgergroup.co.uk 
Stokesley & District Badger Group  Tel: 01642 711336  Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

(Bat Groups) Since the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981, specialist Bat groups have been set up in conjunction with Natural England to monitor and protect Bat roost and hibernation sites across Yorkshire. Currently there are five such groups:

West Yorkshire Bat Group Tel: 01924 256577  Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Website: http://www.westyorkshirebats.org.uk

East Yorkshire Bat Group Tel:  01904 608646 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Website: http://eastyorkshirebatgroup.wordpress.com

South Yorkshire Bat Group Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Website: https://sites.google.com/site/sybatgroup/

Sheffield Sorby Mammal and Bat Group Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Website: http://www.sorby.org.uk/

North Yorkshire Bat Group Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Website: www.nybats.org.uk

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