Mammals of Magyarlukafa

All nature pictures were taken by us in or near Magyarlukafa, unless stated otherwise.

Hikers exploring the surroundings of Magyarlukafa will be surprised about the large numbers of game animals that can be seen. The numbers of red deer, roe deer, fox and wild boar occurring near Magyarlukafa are remarkably high. Encounters with wild boar are rather occasional since they are mainly nocturnal animals, but, particularly red deer and roe deer, are very often sighted by day.

We've already been able to see all of the animals species of the following list.

Red deer Cervus elaphus
Fallow deer Dama dama
Roe deer Capreolus capreolus
Wild boar Sus scrofa
Red fox Vulpes vulpes
Golden jackal Canis aureus
Jackals are by no means rare in the region, but they are nocturnal and notoriously shy. Nevertheless, you can enjoy their presence in Magyarlukafa as they can be frequently heard at night.
Wildcat Felis silvestris
Mouflon Ovis orientalis
Eurasian otter Lutra lutra
European badger Meles meles
Beech marten Martes foina
European polecat Mustela putorius
European hare Lepus europaeus
Red squirrel Sciurus vulgaris
Northern white-breasted hedgehog Erinaceus roumanicus
Edible dormouse Glis glis
Lesser horseshoe bat Rhinolophus hipposideros
Serotine bat Eptesicus serotinus