In cold regions the weasel turns white in winter, but less regularly and only at a lower temperature than the stoat or ermine, from which it is distinguished by its smaller size and the absence of the black tail-tip. The length of the head and.
Other species found on the reserve include roe and fallow deer, fox, stoat, harvest mouse and occasional dormouse.
Expect wonderful inventions, an affection for the Victorians and a stuffed stoat called Malcolm.
Report by Peter Talbot-Elsden 15 May 2005 A Kestrel and Crow simultaneously mobbed a stoat on the Horseshoe Vetch covered slopes of Mill Hill.
You may be lucky enough to spot a shy stoat, common here, but hard to find.