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Woodland trapping survey Wed 28th April

Last night we visited a wood in Mid Beds. Bliss, so still so quiet (except for tawny owls) and a distant muntjac. Colin and Sara got to practice processing bats again. We caught nothing in the mist net, but the … Continue reading

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Chute Farm

On Saturday night we trapped at Chute Farm which is part of the route of the Whipsnade survey. We picked up bats roosting in the toilet and Brown long eareds exploring one of the barns. We heard a lot of … Continue reading

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Another whiskered site

We had done some preliminary surveys at a private wood near Maulden. We had heard very few bats, but these included Common and soprano pipistrelles, a passing Noctule and a Myotis bat. So with no great hope of excitement 6 … Continue reading

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Woburn Safari Park Bioblitz

Last night did some trapping at Woburn safari Park as part of the Bedfordshire Natural History Bioblitz event. At the beginning of the weeek the forecast was dire, but it turned out fine with just a very brief shower. This … Continue reading

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An unusual night at Woburn Center Parcs

The bat group has been allowed to monitor bats at Woburn Center Parcs and last night we set up two harp traps with lures and a mist net and waited. We were accompanied by a number of Center Parc staff … Continue reading

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Stockgrove Survey Monday 14th

Had a really good turn out last night. Jodie and Boo the new members from lat time, plus two other new members Chris and Peter ,plus non member Richard, as well as the usual suspects. Martin had a night off … Continue reading

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Last King’s Wood survey of the year.

To be honest, it was more in hope than in expectation that the last box check of the season was carried out. We should not have been so negative. Sixteen brown long eareds and a common pipistrelle were in residence … Continue reading

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New occupants of a Stockgrove Bat Box

Yesterday’s regular box check had two occupied boxes. One had what we think was a Natterer’s bat. It was difficulty getting a good vie last night and a second contained a number of brown long eared bats, but here were … Continue reading

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First bat in the new boxes at Priory Park

It is not long since we installed 1o new Schwegler boxes at Priory Country Park,paid for by Bedfordshire Borough Council . On Tuesday Nicky and Danny carried out the second check on the boxes and we got an excited texzt. … Continue reading

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Kings Wood June Box check

For the last two months the boxes have been occupied (if you ignore the blue tits). So, the gang met up and trudged through the woods. We were joined by new members Jennie and Vicky, both of whom have the … Continue reading

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