Serving Middlesex, New London and New Haven Counties
Flying squirrels removed from attic Guilford, Connecticut wildlife con
Deer mice / White footed mice
These are the mice typically causing the problem in winter. Takes a genetic test to determine between the two, but they act the same. These mice will store food and will even bring acorns and birdseed from outside the home. They are very active and sound bigger than they are. Banging on the area you are hearing them mice will typically freeze.
Flying squirrels are nocternal and very active. They are sometimes confused with chipmunks. Flying squirrels store food but in much larger quantities then deer mice. during the winter they stay together in colonies of ten to forty squirrels. Banging at the area you are hearing noise, usually the flying squirrel will run.