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    • Armiño
  • Scientific Names
    • Mustela erminea
  • French
    • hermine
  • English
    • Ermine
    • Short-tailed Weasel
    • Stoat

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Recent observations

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What

Ermine Mustela erminea

Observer

rpayne

Date

January 18, 2014

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Square

What

short-tailed weasel Mustela erminea

Observer

dyeany2

Date

August 3, 2008 12:58 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Ermine Mustela erminea

Observer

johndavis

Date

July 4, 2013 09:16 AM MDT

Description

In rocky meadow below West Maroon Pass, 9 AM, sunny & warm

Photos / Sounds

What

ermine Mustela erminea

Observer

speiden

Date

August 17, 2013 10:25 AM EDT

Description

tracks of 2 left feet

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What

Short-tailed Weasel Mustela erminea

Date

June 19, 2013

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No photos or sounds

Date

the past

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Square

What

Ermine Mustela erminea

Observer

kylejones

Date

May 19, 2013 09:19 AM EDT

Description

Binoculars are 6" long.

Photos / Sounds

What

Ermine Mustela erminea

Observer

bryanto

Date

August 20, 2012

Place

utah (Google, OSM)

Description

Small weasel hunting chipmunks in the bushes around my camp. Had a all white belly,making it a Short-tailed Weasel,which are uncommon and only found at high elevations this far south. This was in a mixed Spruce-Fir and Aspen forest at about 10,000 feet in the La Sal Mountains.

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Square

What

Short-tailed Weasel Mustela erminea

Observer

larry522

Date

June 16, 2012

Description

with prey, seen about .4 miles from the summit

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No photos or sounds

What

Ermine Mustela erminea

Observer

artisan7

Date

December 10, 2012

Description

Night viewing in headlights of white, large squirrel-like animal crossing the rural road we live on in Chelsea. A neighbor came and described a viewing behind our garage of the same kind of animal. Upon doing research, we decided it was an Ermine

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Square

What

Ermine Mustela erminea

Observer

concetta

Date

November 16, 2012

Place

Moretown, VT (Google, OSM)

Description

This unfortunate creature was found dead on our driveway, apparently attacked by another animal - had a gash in its neck. We had not seen one of these in the 42 years that we've lived here, so we thought it might not be too common in Moretown.

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No photos or sounds

What

Ermine Mustela erminea

Observer

cotaweaver

Date

December 26, 2012

Description

Seen crossing a snow covered road at night. Pure white body, approximately one foot in length. I will return to the area to try and spot him again.

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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. Since the late 19th century, stoats have been introduced to New Zealand to control rabbits, but...

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