Surveillance 9 March 2021

ID TOOL - Identifying rodent footprints and nests

Tessa Coledale Biosecurity for LIFE Officer, Wales and Northern Ireland

Footprints can help confirm the presence of a rodent or other invasive mammal. Use the training materials here to help you identify the species.

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rodent-footprints-and-nests-4.pdf

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Boat and kayak owners 23 March 2021

ID TOOL - Rodent identification and signs of stowaways

Use this handy guide to learn how to identify rodents and their signs. Entrance holes, droppings, nest material and gnaw marks can all help alert you to a rodent on your boat.

Afra Skene Biosecurity for LIFE Officer, Shetland and Orkney
Boat and kayak owners 22 March 2021

Found signs of stowaways onboard your kayak? Here are the steps to take

Do not land on a seabird island. Never push stowaways overboard dead or alive! Do not assume only one individual stowaway is aboard. Return to the mainland.

Jaclyn Pearson Biosecurity for LIFE Officer, United Kingdom

Resource Tags:

  • Writing
  • rat
  • mouse
  • identification
  • gnaw
  • footprints
  • tracking
Boat and kayak owners 9 March 2021

ID TOOL - Identifying rodent footprints and nests

Tessa Coledale Biosecurity for LIFE Officer, Wales and Northern Ireland

Footprints can help confirm the presence of a rodent or other invasive mammal. Use the training materials here to help you identify the species.

Click the PDF's below

rodent-footprints-and-nests-5.pdf

PDF 156kb

Go back

More content like this:

Boat and kayak owners 23 March 2021

ID TOOL - Rodent identification and signs of stowaways

Use this handy guide to learn how to identify rodents and their signs. Entrance holes, droppings, nest material and gnaw marks can all help alert you to a rodent on your boat.

Afra Skene Biosecurity for LIFE Officer, Shetland and Orkney
Boat and kayak owners 22 March 2021

Found signs of stowaways onboard your kayak? Here are the steps to take

Do not land on a seabird island. Never push stowaways overboard dead or alive! Do not assume only one individual stowaway is aboard. Return to the mainland.

Jaclyn Pearson Biosecurity for LIFE Officer, United Kingdom

Resource Tags:

  • Island
  • Boats
  • Writing
  • rat
  • mouse
  • identification
  • educational
  • kayaks
  • guide
  • awareness
  • help
  • protection
  • plan
  • surveillance
  • incursion
  • stowaway
  • bait
  • tracking