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    • Ermellino
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    • Ermini
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    • Mustela erminea
  • French
    • hermine
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    • Stoat
    • Ermine
    • Short-tailed Weasel
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    • Armiño
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    • Arminho
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    • Hermelin
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What

Stoat Mustela erminea

Observer

asl5120

Date

the past

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Stoat Mustela erminea

Observer

nawaters

Date

June 26, 2016 06:16 AM PDT

Description

Slightly larger than chipmunk size, I originally mistook it for a chipmunk. Tail was maybe 1/3 of length of body+head.

Photos / Sounds

What

Stoat Mustela erminea

Observer

parkecology

Date

May 16, 2016 05:02 PM NZST

Description

Chew card marks Bandoliers Line
Mouse, Hedgehog and Stoat Puncture marks 8mm apart

Photos / Sounds

What

Stoat Mustela erminea

Observer

maractwin

Date

June 17, 2016 11:58 AM ADT

Description

I heard the Jays and other birds fussing over something, and expected to find an owl. Instead, this weasel was raiding a nest.

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Stoat Mustela erminea

Observer

emily_r

Date

June 15, 2016 11:08 AM NZST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Stoat Mustela erminea

Observer

emily_r

Date

June 15, 2016 10:32 AM NZST

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Square

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Stoat Mustela erminea

Observer

emily_r

Date

June 15, 2016 10:27 AM NZST

Photos / Sounds

What

Stoat Mustela erminea

Observer

meadowhawk

Date

December 26, 2015

Description

Ran up the boardwalk with a dead vole in its mouth!

Photos / Sounds

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What

Stoat Mustela erminea

Observer

kokanee

Date

February 14, 2010

Description

up rover creek road. Very curious. I found it because some pacific wrens were agitated and calling. The ermine watched me and my German Shepherd (who was watching the ermine) while I took pictures. Very cool.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Stoat Mustela erminea

Observer

conuropsis

Date

September 4, 2008

Description

Seen crossing the path through a break in a rock wall near the entrance to the road up to the summit.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Stoat Mustela erminea

Observer

conuropsis

Date

June 18, 2008

Description

Seen hunting along a stone wall northeast of River Rd. and S.R. 199 intersection.

Photos / Sounds

What

Stoat Mustela erminea

Date

October 8, 2015 10:08 AM CEST

Place

cogolo (Google, OSM)
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Description from Wikipedia

The stoat (Mustela erminea), also known as the short-tailed weasel, is a species of Mustelidae native to Eurasia and North America, distinguished from the least weasel by its larger size and longer tail with a prominent black tip. The name ermine is often, but not always, used for the animal in its pure white winter coat, or the fur thereof. In the late 19th century, stoats were introduced into New Zealand to control rabbits. The stoats...

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