New records of some rare rodents (Mammalia: Rodentia) from South-East Bulgaria

Nedko Nedyalkov
2013 ZooNotes   unpublished
New records of three rare rodent species from SE Bulgaria are reported, as follows: European Snow Vole (Chionomys nivalis)-Madzharovo Town, Eastern Rhodope Mountains (UTM MG01); Gray Dwarf Hamster (Cricetulus migratorius)-Matochina Village (UTM MG 63); and Roach's Mouse-tailed Dormouse (Myomimus roachi)-Malki Voden Village, Eastern Rhodope Mountains (UTM MG11). All three species were found in the food remains of two owl species: the Barn Owl (Tyto alba) and the Tawny Owl (Strix aluco), and the
more » ... ix aluco), and the Eastern Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca).
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