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Lakeside wasn’t rained off

Geraldine wrote: “Took part in the Soprano Pipistrelle maternity roost bat survey last night, it rained, but hungry bats who also have pups (pups are what baby bats are called) to feed didn’t let that put them off. I had … Continue reading

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Not good news for this badly injured bat

All these stories of good news about bat care may give the impression that bat care is a fluffy easy activity. Ala, this can not be the case.as the case below shows We were contacted by a vet yesterday. This … Continue reading

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British Island Bats

A lot of Bat Groups run their own research projects. This is a major new publication outlining some of this work. It has an article about our soprano roost and two other by bat group members, It is well worth … Continue reading

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Wind stops play

A very windy night, so it was dewcided to cancel Stockgrove. Last time it was this windy a tree came down in Bakers Wood. So we played safe.

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Another pip pup

Another pip rescued This time in Luton. Photo by Tyrone It#s hard to ID pups at this age but then Kari posted a picture on Facebook which shows  the difference clearly   Its all down to muzzle shape. The one … Continue reading

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Busy Day for bat care

We had 7 call out to bats yesterday, including a lactating mum who we gave fluids and released. Taking her into care would have meant her pup would have died.

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A good outcome for an injured bat

We got called to a brown long eared bat which had got trapped on fly paper, Fly paper is horrible stuff. If you must use it, please enclose it in mesh e.g. a bird feeder. Brown long eared bats are … Continue reading

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Stockgrove

With further loosening of the lock down , more us were able to visit Stockgrove. Bob tried out the new video camera and tried some took some thermal imager footage of the Daubenton’s count. Highlight of the thermal footage was … Continue reading

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More bat records

With lock down making group events out of the question, more of the bat group have been suing the easing of restrictions to  take their bat detectors for walks , so we have been getting more data, including GPS locations. … Continue reading

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Metal Bat

An unexpected consequence of the lock down is that some talented people have used the  time to produce impressive craft. This appeared on the Bedfordshire Bat Group Facebook page This was posted by Mark Chapman” My cousin.Micheal North makes things … Continue reading

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