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The Bat Care Polytunnel

We all know how blowy it has been, but most of us were unaware of the chaos the high winds caused until Soggy told us at6 the committee meeting that the cover had taken flight during one of the storms. … Continue reading

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More bat care

It’s all go for the bat carers Here is a post from Geraldine Hogg Three Common Pipistrelles were fed last night by three Bat Group members, Angie, Soggy and Dick, at Soggy’s home. Angie’s Little’Un, and two that Soggy had … Continue reading

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The advantages of having a professional photographer in the group

Hedj Dollman is a professional photographer,who take lovely photos of bats in the field. As Kel has been caring for injured bats, he has taken the opportunity to take some studio shots, with Kel providing biscuits for the humans and … Continue reading

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A Leisler’s comes into care

So, I was all set to start telling you about Bat Map, when we had a phone call from Woburn Center Parcs. A cleaner found a grounded bat outside one of the chalets and because we do some surveys there, … Continue reading

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Little ‘Un

a while ago I posted this picture of a bat which had been caught by a cat and sustained major wing damage. Such wounds are often fatal due to infection, but so far, all is well Dick has been back … Continue reading

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Bat Care update – good and bad news

Bat care as I never tire of saying can be heartbreaking, but then at the same time there are success stories. This is the latest update from Soggy Sad news Dean and Spencer both expired over the weekend. They got … Continue reading

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A really amazing photo of a pip pup feeding

If you are a regular reader of this web site or indeed visit out Facebook page, the name Hedj Dollman should be familiar to you. He is a professional photographer and a bat group member, and we often use his … Continue reading

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Bat Care- a flurry of grounded bats

This hot weather has led to a flurry of grounded bats and abandoned pups. Soggy went back to a roost where she had found a pip pup to find that most of the roost hvef moved out, perhaps because it … Continue reading

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Flight cage in use again

I just loved this photo that Soggy took as her latest charge got ready for flight practice, as she says, just look at the glint in his eye!

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Some really good news from the Bat Care Team

Last year Soggy took in a pup who had been separated from its mum. Hand rearing a bat is no easy task. She hadn’t gained enough weight to be released last year. She was overwintered¬† with Bill and was the … Continue reading

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