Common Rodents :
Mice only need to consume 3g of food per day to survive. Mice are nocturnal, where they search for their food mainly at night and sleep during the day. Where there is competition for food or shortages, mice can be seen during the day light hours too.
Brown Rats are the main species in Ireland. Brown Rats prefer to burrow and find entry into buildings by gnawing hard materials. This gnawing is part of their grooming process and can often lead to damage. Rat droppings are considerably bigger in size compared to mice droppings.