Pest Identification: Norway Rat

Norway Rat Image

Actual Size:

7 inches.


The Norway rat is brown with a blunt nose and relatively small ears. Droppings are ¾”, capsule shaped with blunt ends.


  • Norway rats are most active at night.
  • They typically nest in burrows or pre-existing holes outdoors
  • They gain access through quarter-sized holes, and beneath exterior doors.