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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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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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Woburn Center Parks

On  Friday Bob checked the new bat boxes at Center Parcs.There were no bats there, but there was a birds nest with some chicks, which he left undisturbed. That night he headed back with some others from some trapping and … Continue reading

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A surprise find at the first Stockgrove survey of the year

Eleven of us turned out for the first Stockgrove survey and Dick and Geraldine took delight in returning Angie, whose knee has now recovered, back the reins The man group split into two in order to check the newly installed … Continue reading

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September Box check at Kings Wood

On Sunday Justin Tilley and family and  Antonio Murano joined Bob in checking the boxes.Of the original boxes, by the end of the day only 4 had never had bats in.Of the 5  Le Fage boxes put up this year … Continue reading

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A good news bat care story

Dick and Geraldine were called out to a bat call on Sunday. Geraldine writes On Sunday afternoon, we collected a grounded bat from the Wilkinson’s store in Dunstable. The bat was discovered at the bottom of the staircase that leads … Continue reading

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Four barbastelles at Kings Wood

Soggy has been getting practice at mist netting this season, so Bob fixed a trip to Kings Wood with her The aim was to try to trap in an area where there has been a fair amount of activity in … Continue reading

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Brown long eared bats doing handstands

We have a number of different types of bat box at Kings wood, one of which is the 2FN       This is popular with big bats such as Noctules.This has a little shelf  at the base., with an … Continue reading

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Center Parcs and the Bedfordshire Bat Group

Center Parcs has recently opened a new village in Bedfordshire, in what was a pretty bleak conifer plantation. Center Parcs prides itself in it commitment to increase local biodiversity and  support local voluntary conservation groups. Working with their ecological consultants … Continue reading

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66 Bats caught at Harold Odell

It started off being a night to show Kel and Hedj how to set up a harp trap, with Becky and Nicky coming along to watch. Then, just before we set off, Daniel Hargreaves rang to say he was in … Continue reading

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