Monthly Archives: March 2015

Greater Stockgrove Project

On Friday afternoon, Bob and I took Steve and Fee Parker to have a look at potential sites for trapping for the Greater Stockgrove Project in August. Bob introduced them to an unlikely roost used by some Noctules last year. … Continue reading

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Harrold Odell Roost Hunt

On the day after the first day of the Flight cage manufacture Hedj and Kel were out again this time  to Harrold Odell to do the final roost hunt, ably abetted by Viv, Malcolm and Jo.  

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The new flight cage

Back in February we told you we were planing a new flight cage http://www.bedsbatgroup.org.uk/wordpress/?p=10039. Soggy has been busy this month on erecting it. On 14th March she posted on Facebook The bat cave is up and when the weather in … Continue reading

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An Apology

Regular readers of this section may be concerned that nothing seems to be happepning at the moment. Nothing could be further from the truth, but at the moment I am trying to shoe horn everything that has happened since December … Continue reading

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Another sucessful Kings Wood Roost Hunt.

Seven brave/foolhardy souls headed out to another section of Kings Wood today and found a total of 50 more trees before the rain came. Each tree was photographed, gp-sed and tagged Because several of those who went have been on … Continue reading

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Greater Stockgrove Bat Project

On Monday we met up with Dani and Keith – the organiser of the Wytham Bat Track weekend last year and her partner. The idea was to pick their brains about organising our weekend in August. There is a lot  … Continue reading

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Bedfordshire Wildlife Rescue- More

Sam has sent me a photo which goes the “hair” which was tangled round yesterday’s bat’s wing. You can just make it it on its right wing

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Hurrah for Bedfordshire Wildlife Rescue

Over the years we have had a lot of support from Sam Bedford at Bedfordshire Wildlife Rescue, who has always been generous in giving the group advice – especially in the early days of bat care. We used to meet … Continue reading

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Good news about breathable roof membranes

Stacey Waring did a PhD on the effect of breathable roof membranes which showed just how dangerous they are to bats. She had crowdfunded future research http://www.bedsbatgroup.org.uk/wordpress/?p=9659   In this months Update Natural England have confirmed they will not authorise … Continue reading

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