|The bank vole lives in woodland areas in Europe and Asia.|
The average life of the smaller vole species is three to six months. These voles rarely live longer than 12 months. Larger species, such as the European water vole Arvicola, live longer. They usually die during their second winter. As many as 88% of voles die during the first month of life.
- Daar, Sheila 1997. How to control voles in your garden. VegetableGardener.com. Taunton Press.