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Ash-grey Mouse

The Noodji are only found in the South-West. We still have a lot to learn about this native rodent including their biology and ecological role.

Native Rodents Bushland Heathland

Noongar Names: Noodji

Scientific Name: Pseudomys albocinereus

Conservation Status: Common

Threats: Habitat loss, predation from cats and foxes

Will they visit?: Ash-grey Mice may visit home gardens located near local reserves, parks, or bushland

Natural Distribution: Widespread and uncommon throughout the South West and Perth region.

Habitat at a Glance

See Habitat Guide for more detail

Shelter: Burrows, hollow logs, or constructed small mammal nest boxes

Diet: Seeds, vegetation, and invertebrates

Water: Shallow water dish

ReWild Benefit: Moving seeds around the landscape

ReWild Benefits

Our native rodents have been the hardest hit group by feral cats and foxes, with many species having gone extinct. The Ash-grey mouse is unique to the South-West of Western Australia and found nowhere else. If you think you have seen one, you can record your sighting on Atlas of Living Australia.

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