Muskrats are aquatic rats

Mammals in the Bonn / Rhein-Sieg region

Artscientific nameRemarks 
Beavers and beaver ratsbeaverCastor fiberonly in the EifelNutriaMyocastor coypusnaturalized 
Real miceFiremouseApodemus agrariusYellow-necked mouseApodemus flavicollisHouse mouseMus domesticusWood mouseApodemus sylvaticusBrown ratRattus norvegicusXBlack ratRattus rattusprobably extinctHarvest mouseMicromys minutus 
VolesmuskratOndatra zibethicanaturalizedEarth mouseMicrotus agrestisField mouseMicrotus arvalisBank voleClethrionomys glareolusAquatic water voleArvicola amphibius"Water rat"Terrestrial water voleArvicola Scherman"Vole" 
hamsterEuropean hamsterCricetus cricetusonly in the Zülpich Börde 
Rabbit-likeBrown hareLepus europaeusWild rabbitOryctolagus cuniculus 
croissantsquirrelSciurus vulgarisGarden dormouseEliomys quercinusDormouseMuscardinus avellanariusDormouseGlis glis 
HedgehogHedgehogErinaceus europaeus 
molesmoleTalpa europaea 
ShrewsField shrewCrocidura leucodonHouse shrewCrocidura russulaMarsh shrewNeomys anomalusWater shrewSorex araneusHarvest shrewSorex minutus 
CanineFoxVulpes vulpes 
CatslynxLynx lynxonly in the EifelWild catFelis silvestrisonly on the left bank of the Rhine 
Small bearsracoonProcyon lotornaturalized 
martenPine martenMartes martesBeech martenMartes foinaBadgerMeles melesermineMustela ermineaPolecatMustela putorius 
ArtifactsFallow deerDama damanaturalizedMouflonOvis ammonnaturalized, only in the Eifel and on the AhrdeerCapreolus capreolusRed deerCervus elaphuswild boarSus scrofa 
BatsBechstein's batMyotis bechsteiniiBrown long-earedPlecotus auritusBroad-winged batEptesicus serotinusFringed batMyotis nattereriGray long-earedPlecotus austriacusnot regularyGreat whiskered batMyotis brandtiiGreat noctule batNyctalus noctulaBig mouse-eared mouseMyotis myotisLittle whiskered batMyotis mystacinusLittle noctuleNyctalus leisleriMosquito batPipistrellus pygmaeusnot regularyPond batMyotis dasycnemenot regularyWater batMyotis daubentoniiCiliate batMyotis emarginatusTwo-colored batVespertilio murinusPipistrellePipistrellus pipistrellus