Monthly Archives: September 2013

Barbastelle Video

Earlier this year we  reported on a hunt for barbastelle roosts at Swineshead Wood. Daniel Hargreaves made a film of one of the roosts and managed to capture both emergence ( you will need to look hard) and also dawn … Continue reading

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It’s all gone quiet

Last week we got tags on two bats  Ampthill Park. Since then we have been hunting high and low for them over large areas of the countryside. We had thought the barbastelle might fly a considerable distance as juveniles tend … Continue reading

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At last a new bat talk (well partly)

I must admit that I tend to work on the principle that if it ain’t broke don’t fix it, so I do basically the same at each talk I give and as a result people belonging to different groups have … Continue reading

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A very special donation

Jim is taking after his father and grandfather and developing a keen interest in natural  history. His dad is a bat group member and out of the blue Jim decided he would like to make a bat box which is … Continue reading

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The mystery of the strange roost occupant at Stockgrove

Angie writes   Stockgrove last night was fairly quiet on the bat front but T6 the low roost did have some activity – more on that later.The first bat sounds were at 7.55 just on the approach to the T6 … Continue reading

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A night out with Sight Concern

Friday was spent with some of our favourite people – The good people of Sight Concern. This is the third walk we have done for them – previous walks were at Whipsnade Zoo and Stockgrove Country Park. This time we … Continue reading

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