Harvest Mouse Distribution in Barnsley
Harvest Mice in Barnsley have mainly been recorded in wetland areas, in Barnsley, often in Reed Canary Grass (Phalaris arundceina) in marshy areas and alongside ditches and dykes.
They may also be found in other areas with tall grasses such as road side verges, field margins and hedgerow banks and rough grassland elsewhere. They have never been found in upland areas nor in fact recorded west of the M1.
LWS with known populations of
24 Worsbrough Reservoir
27 Carlton Marsh
38 Old Moor and Wath Ings
Other LWS with possible populations of Harvest Mouse
25 Barnsley Canal at Wilthorpe
35 Edderthorpe Ings
36 Broomhill Flash and Wombwell Ings
37 Gypsy Marsh
39 Bolton-on-Dearne wetlands
46 Elsecar Reservoir
60 Rabbit Ing
Local Wildlife Sites.
No Local Wildlife Sites are designated because of populations of Harvest Mouse, however a number do have Harvest Mice present and others may have.
Harvest Mouse Distribution