Field Vole Short-tailed Vole Microtus agrestis

Field vole and bank vole: mouse-size, total length 8-12 cm. Water vole: rat-size, 14-22 cm.
Field vole: grey-brown, shaggy, tail about a third of body length, open grassland.
Bank vole: chestnut brown, sleek, tail a half of body length, wood/shrub cover.

Field Voles These delightful field voles enjoying some early sunshine were photographed by Robert Clark.
Field Vole Following on from his success in getting butterflies to pose on his hand for photos, Robert photographed the field voles with his trademark.
Field Voles Thanks to Keith Wood in Essex for this field vole eating in his garden.