Monthly Archives: January 2017

Pinpoint Bat makes Progress

This May we are announcing a major new initiative in Bedfordshire . We are buying over a thousand pounds of equipment ( including a significant donation from two members) to allow members to make their own full spectrum bat recordings … Continue reading

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The mysterious case of the fluorescent bat.

An American student is doing a PHD on white nose syndrome in bats. This a disease which is causing major deaths in the Unites States. It is now known to be caused by a fungus PseudogymnoascusĀ  destructans. This fungus is … Continue reading

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January Hibernation Survey

We were saved the snow and were able to do the hibernation survey safely. Despite the weather we got more bats than the record breaker last January when we cound 207 bats. This time we managed 208. The species distribution … Continue reading

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You might think we’ve been hibernating but …

There have been few posts of late, but we have been very busy honest. This is the time of year we try to collate all the data we have collected and transfer this to our database as well as producing … Continue reading

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Working with the Woodland Trust

The Woodland Trust owns a number of Wood in Bedfordshire, the most impressive of which is Swineshead Wood, a delightful piece of ancient woodland. We have done a number of surveys thee with the Trust’s permission and in August we … Continue reading

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First Bat in Care 2017

Soggy had a bat brought into care, that was found in a wood store in the first week of January

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