Bedfordshire Bat Group Photo gallery.

Created February 2011

Now I have got the basic website up and running, I will  gradually be be moving some of the  photo galleries onto wordpress . Eventually I will embed galleries on the relevant pages where they exist.

martin's noctule.jpg
martin's noctule.jpg
Photo Martin O'Connor
newborn noctule.
newborn noctule.
New born noctule feeding , Mum is hanging from a glove and crqadling the youngster in her tail membrane. Photo Martin O'Conor
newborn noctule and his mother
newborn noctule and his mother
Taken the day after he was bornPhoto Martin O'Connor
noctule pup face.jpg
noctule pup face.jpg
Photo Simon PIdgeon
noctule-pup-stretches-his-w.jpg
noctule-pup-stretches-his-w.jpg
The young noctule practices flapping his wings Photo Martin O'Connor
noctule-pup-7-6-10-3.jpg
noctule-pup-7-6-10-3.jpg
After ten days the noctule was no longer pink as he begins to grow his fur. Photo Simon Pidgeon
young noctule on glove.jpg
young noctule on glove.jpg
Noctule-in-flight-tunnel-Vi.jpg
Noctule-in-flight-tunnel-Vi.jpg
Viv Heys took this photo of the young noctule flying in the flight tunnel
noctule-in-flight-cage-viv2.jpg
noctule-in-flight-cage-viv2.jpg
Photo of noctule hanging up in flight cage by Viv Heys
chris-2.jpg
chris-2.jpg
Chris Lunn took this picture of the young noctule resting in the flightunnel
Nctule face
Nctule face
close up of noctule head. , His characheristic tragus shows up well in this photo. Photo Angie Cornwell
Noctule before his release
Noctule before his release
After weeks of flight cage practice and having kearnt to feed himself, the juvenile noctule was ready for release. This photo was taken on his last flying practice. Photo Chris Lunn
noctule and son.jpg
noctule and son.jpg
The young bat grew very quickly. In the end mum got tired of lugging him around Photo Martin O'Connor
Antennal-fragment-in-poo.jpg
Antennal-fragment-in-poo.jpg
Martin O'Connor checked the young bat's droppings to make sure he was catching insects. This photo he took shows there are insect antennae present.
radiotagging-noctule-2010.jpg
radiotagging-noctule-2010.jpg
Attaching a radiotag to the young noctule before his release. Photo Angie Cornwell. We picked him up flying over parkland 4 miles away.

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