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Woodland trapping survey Wed 28th April

Last night we visited a wood in Mid Beds. Bliss, so still so quiet (except for tawny owls) and a distant muntjac. Colin and Sara got to practice processing bats again. We caught nothing in the mist net, but the … Continue reading

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August Box check Kings Wood

The forecast rain held off for most of the day. Managed to check all the3 boxes. 10 ere occupied . Three had Brown Long eareds containing 11, 6 and 1 bat(s0 The remainder contained single soprano pips.   Keith spent … Continue reading

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Bridget

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Bats and Boats

The first Bats & Boats took place last night. There was some longed for rain but it soon stopped and everyone had a good time on the water. We heard Pipistrelles, Daubentons as well as  Noctules and a Serotine. Thanks … Continue reading

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Day 3 of the barbastelle hunt

Expected this to be quite anticlimactic – more fool me. Bo went over last night and staked out one of the two roosts.The other one had 9 bats in, Bob’s had an unreasonable 29. The biggest roost he has ever … Continue reading

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Tracking barbastelles 2.

  The story so far – our brave adventurers captured 7 barbastelles in 10 minutes.The two  heaviest were radiotracked and found in two tree roosts on Saturday morning. The saga continues… The two trees were both sweet chestnuts. Last night … Continue reading

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Chance favours the prepared.

It’s a while since we did any radio tracking so when Chantal, who belongs to both the Beds and Herts and Middlesex Bat Groups asked if we would like to help with a project in Herts we were keen to … Continue reading

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Visit to Woburn Safari Park

A while ago we visited the toilets in the zoo section of the Safari Park and  our observant members thought it had a roost in it. Last night we staked it out. Kel and Hedj joined us, so it was … Continue reading

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Meet Gnasher

We got a call from Lisa and Mick that they had a grounded bat. We went over as Aiden was at work . To our amazement, the grounded bat was a serotine juvenile male. We knew there was a serotine … Continue reading

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Bat care mayhem

Dave B has taken over the care of juvenile bats. It has been hectic to say the least. “I have had 15 Grounded Bat calls in the last 2 weeks. 11 of them have been Pups. 1 Pup died on … Continue reading

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