Species: Castor fiber Linnaeus, 1758


Nomenclature
Scientific name Castor fiber Linnaeus, 1758
   
English name european beaver, eurasian beaver
French name castor d'europe
Dutch name europese bever, bever
German name Europäische Biber

Illustrations

Not all species have been illustrated yet. Should you own high quality photos, please send them by means of the photo page.

You can always check for pictures on the Dutch website Nederlands Soortenregister.

You can always check for pictures on observations.be.

Google images


Protection status and Red List
Flanders
protected: 22.09.1980
Flanders
red list: Regionally extinct
Brussels
red list: Regionally extinct
Wallonia
red list: Non evaluated
Belgium
red list: Non evaluated
World
IUCN Red List: LC (ver. 3.1, 2008)

Distribution
Flanders indigenous (1a)
Brussels indigenous (1a)
Wallonia indigenous (1a)
Habitat terrestrial
Reference Duff & Lawson 2004. Mammals of the world, a checklist
Expert Goedele Verbeylen

Observations
Recent sightings on observations.be