Tag Archives: pipistrelles

Nathusius remain elusive.

Regular readers will know that the King of the Nathusius has had great fun sabotaging our attempt to capture his subjects. He has been very successful invoking downpours and even dramatic thunder storms. All too aware  that we were planing … 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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Rain stops play at Priory again.

We had planned to go back to Priory for another attempt at trapping Nathusius’ pipistrelle. The Met Office kept changing the time when the thunderstorm would hit and in the end we decided to go ahead. Bob and Aidan both … Continue reading

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Bat care – an update

It might seem that things are quieter than usual at the moment, but that is not altogether true The writer of this blog is currently doing an impression of the bat on the right and shuffling about on crutches and … Continue reading

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Pipistrelles in Luton

We recently had an enquiry passed to us by the Wildlife Trust from a gentleman who had spotted bats flying close to his house in Luton  and asking if any one could help to identify what they were. Viv and … Continue reading

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Stockgrove Survey June 30th

A relatively quiet night with fewer coprano pipistrelles than usual. Bob is hypothesising that they  have given burth and are foraging closer to hiome. The number of common pips was higher – maybe for the same reason, but we don’t … Continue reading

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Bat detector training course

On Saturday Bob ran a bat detector training course for bat group members and  some special guests at Priory Country Park.  This was aimed at folk without a great deal of practical experience, thugh we had a couple of mor … Continue reading

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Tiddenfoot Water Park, Walk for the Friends.

Our hearts sank when there was a thunderstorm just before we set off, but it stopped before we got there, and the night was warm and balmy. Bob talked a bit about bats and bat detectors while we waited for … Continue reading

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An uncommon common pipistrelle at Priory

With bats showing signs of pregnancy this was our last trapping evening for a while. Becky had such fun on Monday that she came out again with us, and we warned her that it was touch and go whether we … Continue reading

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Harrold Odell revisited

Back to Harrold Odell last night to a cool but not rainy night. We found quite a good spot close to the water.                                   … Continue reading

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