It has been well publicised that one of our most beloved British mammals, the hedgehog (Erinaceus europeus), is in decline across the country. To help improve conservation measures here in Cornwall there is a need for up to date information and sightings of hedgehogs. To encourage recording of hedgehog sightings, ERCCIS is focusing on hedgehogs and their habitat through 2016. The data collected through this campaign will help us understand the status of hedgehogs in Cornwall.
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