Monthly Archives: May 2016

Trip to Swineshead Wood

We got permission from the Woodland Trust to revisit this beautiful wood. It is home to barbastelles and were joined by a visiting member of the West Yorkshire Bat Group who has longed to see one. The main aim was … Continue reading

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Priory Bat Walk

The first bat walk took place at Priory of Friday night. The enthusiastic attendees were joined by Danny,Nicky,Viv and Malcolm, who were all able to try out , who were using three different detectors.¬† They have yet to analyse their … Continue reading

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Talk for Brownies at Bramingham

At the weekend,Viv and Malcolm gave a talk on bats for the brownies at their camp. They also took along bat detectors and the youngsters got to hear the bats which were flying about the wood. Thanks to the brownies … Continue reading

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Box check at Harrold Odell

It didn’t rain when Nicky, James, Antonio and Peter checked the boxes on Sunday. As was the caselast year, birds have decided to build their nests in most of boxes. The one below is obviously a softy, and had made … Continue reading

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The rain it raineth every day

On Saturday night¬† Bob ran a course for the Herts and Middlesex bat group to give them a chance to hear barbastelles. Twenty of them came over, and so did the rain clouds. They braved the rain, as did one … Continue reading

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Fun with the Jersey Bat Group

Bob was invited back to do another training session and Jude., Since we went last year , bats have begun to use the bat boxes and Miranda and Ani have got their Bat licences. Over the winter Miranda made one … Continue reading

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The serotines are back

Just heard from Lisa that the serotines are back in the newly discovered root. They counted thirteen of them. No doubt they will all evade the net next time we try to catch one

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Residents in New boxes at Stockgrove

Bob and Gwen went over to Stockgrove and Rushmere to check on the bat boxes which were put up lat year to see if any one was at home. They found five brown long eared bats in one box, a … Continue reading

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