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Bat Biology

The Biology of  Bat courtship 2005-10The Biology of Courtship
The Biology of pregnancy and birth 2006-4-11pregnancy and birth
The biology of bat juvenile development I July 2019  6bat is bornnew
The biology of bat juvenile development I I July 20197out of the mouths
Autumn Swarming at Whipsnade 2019 Autumn swarming at Whipsnade
The Biology of Hibernation 2005-1 The Biology of Hibernation

hibernacula
A Five Star Hibernaculum at 5 Star Luton Hoo 2010-1 luton Hoo
Icehouses as hibernation sites 2008-10-icehouses
The Aspley Guise purpose built hibernaculum 2005-4-Braystone

British Bats

Identifying bats from quite a long way away 2006-4-Identifying bats in flight
The Biology of Bat knees
Bats listen to other bats to find food  2015 17crisp bag effect
Bats and the Moon 2012 lunar bats
What eats Bats? 2010-1-salvidor dali and bats
The Biology of Bats tongues2011-7-bats tongues
The Biology of Bat feeding strategies 2007-7 Table Manners for Bats

Habitats
Bats and Trees 2019 4-5jim
Bats in trees 2005-1-Bats in Trees
Bats in Houses 2005-1-Bats in houses

Specific bats
All about pipistrelles  2008-7-all about pipistrelles
A male pipistrelle  in a common pipistrelle maternity roost  2011-6-pipistrelle roost
An erythristic brown long eared bat 2008-10 an erythristic bat

Alcathoe Bats 2010-7-alcathoe’s bat
The parti coloured bat 2009-7 particoloured bat

Vampire bats Vampire batsForeign Bats
Bat pollination 2009-4 Bat pollination
Vampire bats Vampire bats
Vampires in Trinidad 2012-7-vampire bat
Bats of Yucatan 2012-1 The Bats of Yucatan
Bats and Pitcher plants  2011-4 bats and pitcher plants
Bulldog bats 2012-7 Bulldog bats
The parti coloured bat 2009-7 particoloured bat

Bat Care
What to do with a grounded bat 2011-7 grounded bat\
Bat care in 2018
A pipistrelle overwinters  2012 -4 Biggleswade pipistrelle
Bringing up baby 2006-1-Raising juvenile bats
A new Noctule in town 2010-4-a new noctule in town
More on the Slip End noctule 2010-7-The Slip End Noctule Comes of Age
Even more on the slip end noctule2010-10- noctule learns to fly
The very hungry serotine2010-4 the very hungry serotine
Bat Care in Bedfordshire 2009-10-bat care

Projects
Outside Beds

We helped:

the Herts and Middlesex  Bat Group radiotrack barbastelles 04-05ashridge bechstein
One of us went to the Nieoperek Hibernation survey The 2017 Nietoperek Bat Census
find the first Kuhl’s pipistrelle in Jersey 06-07kuhls
Dr Orly Razgour with her study the barbastelle genetics 06-07-orly2
We were there when the first British Alcathoe was announced 03Alcathoe and Noctule

Inside Beds

We are starting a project called Pinpoint Bat  Pinpoint bat
our first month’s results April results
Gill and Ant do Pinpoint Bat
Our summary of the first year of the project  07Pinpoint bat
Nathusius Project 2014 Nathusius

Kings Wood, The bats that got away  12 13 Houdinis radiotag
Desperately seeking  serotines 2009-7 desperately seeking serotines
Infra red photography  of brown long eared bats 2009-7 infra red photography of brown long eared bats
Radiotracking a serotine2009 2009-10-serotine radiotracking

Things technical
What is GPS and GIS ? 06What is GPS -QGIS
Review of Peersonic detector 15peersonic
What’s the advantage of cf calls? 2011 2011-7- Leisler’s

 

Articles for the Bedfordshire Natural History Journal
Radiotracking barbastelles 2005  2005 Barbastelle Radiotracking (BNHS)
Bats at Whipsnade zoo Final Report  2009 whipsnade final report(BNHS

Oddities
The mouse oracle of Baule 2005-7 the mouse oracle of Baule
Bats and spells 2005-10.spells
The (Ig)Nobel prize for fellatio

Bats Abroad

Bats in South Africa 2008 4 bats in southern africa
Proboscis bats in the Pantana 2007 4 Bats in the Pantanal
Bats in Ghana 2008-7 Accra bats
Bats in Madhya Pradesh  Madya Praesh
Bats in Panama 2008-7 a bat house in panama
Bats in Ghana ghana1
Bats of Accra zoo  2007-1 Accra Zoo
Bats in the Transpantanal 2007 4 Bats in the Pantanal
Bats in Brazil Maned wolves and Myotis at Caraca Brasil
2007-1-caraca
Bats at Malaysia’s Gomantong caves and Poring Springs    
2007-1- gomatong caves2010-1 Bats in Malaysia’s Mulu Caves 2007-1- mulu caves
Bats in the Midnight Sun 2009-7-yukon bat

 

 


Bats and Pitcher plants  2011-4 bats and pitcher plants
Vampires in Trinidad 2012-7-vampire bats
Bulldog bats 2012-7 Bulldog bats

Bat Care
A pipistrelle overwinters  2012 -4 Biggleswade pipistrelle
What to do with a grounded bat 2011-7 grounded bat
Bringing up baby 2006-1-Raising juvenile bats
A new Noctule in town 2010-4-a new noctule in town
More on the Slip End noctule 2010-7-The Slip End Noctule Comes of Age
Even more on the slip end noctule2010-10- noctule learns to fly
The very hungry serotine2010-4 the very hungry serotine
Bat Care in Bedfordshire 2009-10-bat care

Projects
Desperately seeking serotines 2009-7 desperately seeking serotines

Infra red photography  of brown long eared bats2009-7 infra red photography of brown long eared bats
R
adiotracking a serotine  2009-10-serotine radiotracking
Green woodpeckers attack Bat Boxes  at Priory Park  woodpecker-vandalism
Radiotracking barbastelles 2005  2005 Barbastelle Radiotracking (BNHS)

Bats at Whipsnade zoo Final Report  2009 whipsnade final report(BNHS)
Ringing serotines 2011-10-serotine ringing

 


Bats Abroad

Members of the bat group often tie their holiday into bat related adventures. Here are some of their accounts
Nicaragua Highlights 2012 05nicaragua 2

Tamana Hill Trinidad 3 10 -11Tamara-2
Trinibats 2012 Part 1
2012 Trinibat
Nicaraguan Nights 2012-1NIcaraguan night
Bats of Yucatan 2012-1 The Bats of Yucatan
Painted Bat of Thailand 2011-Thailand’s painted bat
The bats of Trinidad’s Nariva swamp2011-10 Bats of the nariva swamp
Meeting Kitti’s Hog nosed bat 2011-1-Kitti’s hog nosed bat
Bat watching for the lazy 2010-1 hungary bat holiday
Bats in South Africa 2008 4 bats in southern africa
Proboscis bats in the Pantana 2007 4 Bats in the Pantanal
Bats in Ghana 2008-7 Accra bats
Bats in Madhya Pradesh  Madya Praesh
Bats in Panama 2008-7 a bat house in panama
Bats in Ghana ghana1
Bats of Accra zoo  2007-1 Accra Zoo
Bats in the Transpantanal 2007 4 Bats in the Pantanal
Bats in Brazil Maned wolves and Myotis at Caraca Brasil
2007-1-caraca
Bats at Malaysia’s Gomantong caves and Poring Springs    
2007-1- gomatong caves2010-1 Bats in Malaysia’s Mulu Caves 2007-1- mulu caves
Bats in the Midnight Sun 2009-7-yukon bats

 

Oddities
The mouse oracle of Baule 2005-7 the mouse oracle of Baule
Bats and spells 2005-10.spells
The (Ig)Nobel prize for fellatio