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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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Outdoors – a vist to Rushmere Country Park

The Mole had been working very hard all the morning, spring- cleaning his little home. First with brooms, then with dusters; then on ladders and steps and chairs, with a brush and a pail of whitewash; till he had dust … Continue reading

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Mitigation for development

A forthcoming development in Bedfordshire has been told to provide 20 bat boxes as mitigation. Earlier this week Bob had a meeting with the ecologist and Phil Irving of the Greensand Trust to discus where to put these boxes. The … Continue reading

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Christmas comes early for the Bat Group

A little while ago Bob went to a management meeting of those overseeing the wood where we have our major bat box project.Bob took along his latest summary of the findings from the survey. One of those attending was a … Continue reading

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Bat box checking

  On Friday Geraldine, Dick and Bob did a check on the bat boxes we have in Luton, and drew a complete blank. This was a disappointment and we hoped for greater success at the Main bat box survey. On … Continue reading

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Bat Box Project

We had to postpone this survey by a week and were delighted when ten of the bat group were able to make the new date. Jo brought his lightweight long ladder with him, which everyone fell in love with as … Continue reading

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A lovelty thank you card

When we went up to Priory Park on Tuesday, we dropped into the office and there hanging on a pin board was a lovely thank you card from Beauchamp school where The Park Rangers and the Bat Group ran a … Continue reading

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First Natterer’s found in Kings Wood Box check

Yesterday we did another check of the King’s Wood boxes and found rather more bats.           The highlight of the day as finding our first Natterer’s  – a group of 6 juveniles, four males and two … Continue reading

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On a very warm night the regular Stockgrove survey took place. Highlight of the night was  returning a young bat to its roost.  Well done Gwen.Angie says Stockgrove last night was fairly quiet until 9.17 when the first bat was … Continue reading

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