Tag Archives: Priory Park

Hedj’s photos

Those of you who follow this blog will often see examples of Hedj Dollman’s bat photos, He has now begun to put his pictures up at https://www.facebook.com/hedj.dollman/media_set?set=a.10153543947708306.1073741882.649488305&type=1. Well worth a look and it’s not just bats

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Meanwhile at Priory Park…

While some of the group have been out trapping. Danny has been sorting things out in Bedford. On Friday he held one of the three walks he has arranged there. (reduced from five because of staffing cuts, the rangers are … 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 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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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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Nathusius 1 Bat Group 0

The King of the Nathusius’ was all too aware that across the country his kin were being pursued by bat workers, including those  at Priory Country Park. He beseeched the Sky to come to their aid. The Sky turned grey … 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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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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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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Bats and Boats at Priory Country Park Bedford

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