Deer

Group: 
Mammals

Large, browsing mammals that eat primarily grass and leafy vegetation.

The information about this group of species has been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Roe Deer

Capreolus capreolus
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An occasional species, often in or near broadleaf woodland.


 

Fallow Deer

Dama dama
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A species of deer generally only found in the three remaining deer parks of Dorset.


Sika Deer

Cervus nippon
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The most common species of deer in the Purbeck area of Dorset.


 

Chinese Water Deer

Hydropotes inermis
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An imported species that is spreading across the whole of the country.


 

 

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