Monthly Archives: January 2018

A new hibernation record

I sent the Bedfordshire moth recorder the photos of moths from the hibernation survey this weekend. He tells me that this one is a Tissue moth and it is the first record it of this hibernating in the county

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January Hibernation Surveys

These once again proved fascinating with 191 bats found The results were much as last year. The only¬† exception was that we fond far fewer barbastelles. This was not a cause for concern as barbs are the only bat that … Continue reading

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The hibernation site that wasn’t

For several years we have meant to get round to checking on a possible hibernation site in Luton. David, Dick and Bob finally got round to checking it out last week Sadly it was too open to the elements and … Continue reading

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Temperatures in Hibernation sites

Up until last year we measure air temperature with a digital thermometer, then last year, we were helping an American researching the incidence of the white nose fungus in the UK Bats infected with WNS fluoresce under uv and he … Continue reading

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