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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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Grounded bat

Last week Danny was called to a house which had a bat on a carpet. The bat, a pipistrelle, has been taken to Kel and Hedj for some TLC and seems uninjured. Picture to follow. If you are doing building … Continue reading

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A night out with Sight Concern

Friday was spent with some of our favourite people – The good people of Sight Concern. This is the third walk we have done for them – previous walks were at Whipsnade Zoo and Stockgrove Country Park. This time we … Continue reading

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Harp trapping at Priory Park

Last night we descended on Priory Country Park in an attempt to catch the Nathusius’ that we have heard . Of course this didn’t happen, but we had a fun night. On reaching the site were given the sight and … 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’sĀ  – a group of 6 juveniles, four males and two … Continue reading

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Anglian Wolf Society

One of the highlights of the Bat Group year is the invite we get to the Anglia Wolf Society open day.A delightful way to spend the day, promoting bats while spending times with the Raptor Foundation and alpacas – and … Continue reading

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A game of two halves

Last night was a busy one for the Bat Group with two regular surveys The first survey was at the Lakeside sight and was curtailed by rain after only(!) 489 bats were counted out beforeĀ  rain stopped play and the … Continue reading

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Bats found in Kings Wood Bat Boxes

This time last year when we checked the bat boxes at Kings Wood, there was no-one at home. So with rain forecast, expectations were not high when we had our first check of the season. We managed to get all … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day bats released

The pair of bats that were rescued on Valentine’s day- one of which is shown on he left- ( see http://www.bedsbatgroup.org.uk/wordpress/?p=6994) were finally released back where they were found last night as this good weather continued The pair flew off … Continue reading

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High Speed film of bats

Toby Thorne Bedfordshire and North Bucks Bat Group has been celebrating his success at the National Bat Conference by taking high speed film of bats,You can see his first attempts here   http://www.youtube.com/user/tobyjthornehis first attempts here/videos?flow=grid&view=0

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