Island Deer Mouse

Grey mouse hanging on to plant with green stems and pink flowers
Island Deer Mouse. ©Cathy Schwemm

Quick Facts
Type: Mammal

Diet: Omnivore; Insects, seeds, small birds, bird eggs

Average lifespan: 5-7 years

Average size: 4-8 in.

Average weight: 0.3 - 0.8 oz.

Did You Know?
The island deer mouse is a subspecies of deer mouse found only on the Channel Islands, and each island is home to its own particular subspecies. On Anacapa Island, the deer mouse is the only mammal found on land.

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Island Deer Mouse

Last updated: October 20, 2016