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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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Last survey at Center Parcs

On Wednewsday Bob did his final check of they ear at Center Parcs before being joined by Dick and Geraldine for an evening of bat detector surveys. Geraldine writes Had a lovely time yesterday evening, we went out on what … Continue reading

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Multiple ocupancy of the new boxes at Stockgrove.

On Monday there was a record of seven bat boxes occupied at Stockgrove. Even better three of the recently installed boxes, had multiple occupancy. Bob wanted to ring them but this is an operation which takes time and several pairs … Continue reading

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Bat care Update

On Monday night Soggy was able to release a brown long eared bat brought into care last week. This was thriving and seemed very keen to head off back onto familiar territory This leaves just one bat in care, which … Continue reading

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Kings Wood May box check

On Sunday Bob and helpers checked all the Kings Wood bat boxes. They spent a hard day checking every last box and were rewarded by the site of several nesting birds, cake and biscuits and a spectacular view of bluebells. … Continue reading

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Harrold Odell Box check

First bat box check of the season at Harrold Odell Country Park. Well I say bat box, but this time round all we found were some bird nests and a thankfully sleepy hornet.Hedj set a new record for coming down … 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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Center Park Boxes

Fresh from his triumph at Kings Wood, Bob headed of to Center Parcs to put up the ten boxes he had had to postpone installing when he was  ill at he end of last year. When he got there at … Continue reading

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Kings Wood Bat Boxes

On Sunday, with the help of new member Michelle, put up the last three bat boxes at Kings Wood. Having finished Bob then retaliated on some brambles which had cut him to pieces by clearing a track towards some of … Continue reading

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Putting up boxes at Rushmere and Stockgrove

On a cold clear day Bob, Jo, and Phil  finally got to put up some of the twenty boxes which were bought by the owners of the Double Arches wind turbine as a way of improving habitats for bats.   … Continue reading

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