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The dark art of sonogram analysis

This year we have been collecting data for the Pinpoint Bat Project. This has involved introduction to sonograms earlier in the year and a number of people have been very involved since in analysing files. Last night we met to … Continue reading

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Lakeside Survey 2017

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Committee meeting

The October meeting covered a lot of ground. There is a lot to keep us busy over the winter. We gave ourself a big pat on the back on the sucess of our first year of Pinpont Bat and clebrated … Continue reading

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Final Kings Wood Box check of the season

We didn’t get through all the boxes as there were quite a lot of bats at home 2 sopranos, a noctule and more than 23 brown long eared.The Noctule was a placid female, butter wouldn’t melt in her mouth But … Continue reading

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Pinpoint Bat

Dave Parsons has done three more surveys. We have just downloaded 1136 files. Hoping they are not all crickets This is the highest total we have as yet had. This damp weather would seem to make bats come out.¬† Bob … Continue reading

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Spoilers

  Have just fnished the October newsletter Made a rough estimate of number of bats recorded and analysed. No wonder some of us are exhausted. Not saying today!

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A confirmed Nathusius record at Harrold Odell

We have spent several years trying to catch a Nathusius at Harrold Odell. Kel had a possible Nathusius detedtor record but it could just have been a cmmon playing up. Nicky recently did a one woman biobilitz here with 7 … Continue reading

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The Priory Nathusius is back

Danny’s latest box check revealed that last year’s male Nathusius has taken up residence in his favourite box again. Here’s hoping he attracts a female again this year.

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More Pinpoint Bat Results

The rainy weather gave us a chance to catch up on analysing sonograms generated for Pinpoint Bat. Like an escapee for a Monty Python sketch¬† ( I am of a certain age) we chanted ” Spam spam, spam” only in … Continue reading

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Felmersham – a second attempt

Working with the Wildlife Trust we tried a second visit this year to Felmersham, the first being rained off. It all started so well. Harp traps and chairs set up, we sat and waited for the first bats, munching biscuits … Continue reading

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