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Bat care masterclass

While others were out harp trapping last night, Hedj Kel and Sogs met with Rhona to get some training on coping with juveniles. It was a really relaxed evening with much exchange of information., and a lot of laughter Rhona … Continue reading

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Kings Wood Box check at Kings Wood.

To be honest people headed out with some trepidation on Sunday, unsure of what the weather had in store.In fact it was quite kind and the gang got round in record time until they reached the last box. This was … Continue reading

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Putting up boxes at Harrold Odell Country Park

The story so far: The Friends of Harrold Odell Country Park gave us a grant for £4oo to buy some bat boxes. After checking out with Richard that the trees we were thinking of using were not due to be … Continue reading

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Kings Wood Box check

After a very successful outing in May,  we were wondering what we would find this time round Aidan, Gwen,Ellie, Nicky and Bob were joined by Peter West of the Essex Bat Group, who is about to set up a project … Continue reading

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A very successful night at Stockgrove

When I saw Geraldine and Dick bouncing abut like a pair of  gleeful Tigger’s I know they had seen something good. The following explains it all “5 bat group members including 1 who has recently joined, had a wonderful time … Continue reading

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Bat box project at Harrold Odell Country Park

Yesterday Bob ordered the bat boxes for this project. Today first thing, the boxes arrived, as did the cheque from the Friends of Harrold Odell to refund us the cost of the boxes The next stage is for Kel to … Continue reading

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Things are back to normal.

After the flurry of activity yesterday, I am  almost pleased to announce things have gone back to normal.     Bob, Mark and Nicky checked the remaining Kings Wood boxes and found only 2 occupied. One contained a pip which … Continue reading

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A new bat box scheme at Harrold Odell Country Park

Kel has been leading surveys and walks at Harrold Odell Country Park for several years now and this Winter and last she organised a survey to look for trees that had roost potential. She carefully documented and photographed every likely … Continue reading

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Bats at Priory Park

Danny did his usual monthly box check today and found no less than nine pipistrelles in a bat box at Priory Country Park today. Further proof that the bat season is underway Plugins 2

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Putting up more bat boxes

Back in December 2012, we told you about the arrival of yet more boxes for our woodland bat box scheme. Having spent the intervening time resting behind the sofa, cowering from the rain, on Sunday , the sun shone and … Continue reading

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