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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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Little things please little minds

It is often little things that makes a bat worker happy. A few days ago, sharp eyed  Danny spotted something on the ground beneath one of the Priory bat boxes. He picked it up and brought it back indoors to … Continue reading

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More proof that Spring has finally arrived.

As if the warmer evidence wasn’t proof enough, Danny Fellman checked the bat boxes at Priory Country Park  yesterday and found a record number of boxes being occupied – 12 boxes and a total of 35 bats. Lining  up ready … Continue reading

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Building Bat boxes in Bedford Schools 2012

Yesterday saw the last of our visit to Bedford Schools when we visited Beauchamps Middle School As per usual I did the talk (no one cried this time )and left Rangers Danny and Nicky to build the boxes. Later that … Continue reading

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Bats ( and giraffes) at Priory Lower School

One of the things I enjoy ab0ut doing talks in schools is the art work that we get to see. Today we went back to Priory Lower School as part of the Bedford Box Building Project with the Priory Rangers. … Continue reading

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Bat box building in Bedford schools

For several years now the Bedfordshire Bat Group has been working with the Priory Park Country Rangers to give talks on bats and run bat box building sessions at lower and middle schools in Bedford. With the bat season winding … Continue reading

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We lied – one more walk at Priory Country Park

Several months ago we were contacted by Kathy Hinde  an audio visual artist based in Bristol and asked  us to organise a bat walk. Her reason was an unusual one. She is about to work with Bedford Creative Arts on … Continue reading

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