Dead Otters in 2017

2017 Dead Otters – summary.    

33 dead otters were recorded across the county.

20, 60% were recovered for autopsy and forwarded to Cardiff University.

Only one otter believed to be a non traffic collision death.

Catchment Breakdown; Exe-4, Coastal Streams-3, Tone-6, Parrett-11, Brue-6, Avon Frome-2.

 

Comments; This is an about average record of dead otters for a year in Somerset.