Tag Archives: Priory Park

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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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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