Stoats and Weasels: These fantastic little animals are well known for being fierce and elusive little hunters. Almost impossible to predict they are a difficult photographic subject but by putting yourself in likely places at the right time you can sometimes just get lucky!

Weasel (mustela nivalis)
Weasel (mustela nivalis)

Tiny hunter: quick as lightning and really small this fierce little hunter was found hunting a rabbit warren in Oxfordshire.

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Weasel (mustela nivalis)
Weasel (mustela nivalis)

Hiding out among the bluebell shoots

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Stoat (mustela erminea)
Stoat (mustela erminea)

Close up amongst the forget=me-not flowers.

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Stoat (mustela erminea)
Stoat (mustela erminea)

Hunter in the forget=me=nots.

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Stoat (mustela erminea)
Stoat (mustela erminea)

Int the winter some stoats turn pure white: this one in Oxforshire didn't go to the trouble relying on speed and cunning to avoid the short eared owls that hunt this meadow.

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Stoat (mustela erminea)
Stoat (mustela erminea)

Distant and mercury quick : a difficult animal to photograph.

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Stoat (mustela erminea)
Stoat (mustela erminea)

Hunter in the winter meadow.

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