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pine marten

n
(Animals) a marten, Martes martes, of N European and Asian coniferous woods, having dark brown fur with a creamy-yellow patch on the throat. See also sweet marten

pine′ mar`ten


n.
1. a Eurasian marten, Martes martes.
2. a North American marten, Martes americana.
[1760–70]
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Noun1.pine marten - dark brown marten of northern Eurasian coniferous forestspine marten - dark brown marten of northern Eurasian coniferous forests
marten, marten cat - agile slender-bodied arboreal mustelids somewhat larger than weasels
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Other species in the programme include pine marten, harvest mouse and dormouse.
NORTHUMBERLAND Wildlife Trust has received a pounds 13,788 funding boost from SITA Trust to help it search for the elusive pine marten in Northumberland.
THIS week Colin returns to Tomnafinneog Woods in Co Wicklow where Emma Sheehy is investigating the impact of the pine marten on grey squirrels populations in Irish woodlands.
Dr Neil Jordan, pine marten project manager for the Vincent Wildlife Trust in Wales, said that the pine marten was not "nearly out of the woods yet.
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THE hunt for the elusive pine marten has so far defeated wildlife enthusiasts in Wales.
MEMO to the pine marten that ran on to the pitch during a top flight match in Switzerland and bit one of the players.
In this first episode he heads off in search of one of our most elusive native species - the pine marten.
The pine marten is pretty cosmopolitan in its tastes with the diet comprising mainly voles, mice, rabbits, small birds, insects, berries and fungi.
And it worries me that there are now plans to re-introduce pine marten - a species known as a bird murderer.
Their money helped us to finally confirm the presence of the very rare pine marten in Kidland Forest in Northumberland and is helping us in our work to protect the even rarer dormouse in a number of other Northumberland forests.
It is also home to birds such as goshawks and crossbills, while another commission forest in Northumberland, Kidland, has one of England's rarest animals: the pine marten.