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Meet Gnasher

We got a call from Lisa and Mick that they had a grounded bat. We went over as Aiden was at work . To our amazement, the grounded bat was a serotine juvenile male. We knew there was a serotine … Continue reading

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Chute Farm

On Saturday night we trapped at Chute Farm which is part of the route of the Whipsnade survey. We picked up bats roosting in the toilet and Brown long eareds exploring one of the barns. We heard a lot of … Continue reading

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New bat species at Priory

The last bat walk of the season, ended on  a high note. Once again the walk was fully booked and as per usual the walk was fully booked. To crown a successful season Danny Fellman recorded a serotine – the … Continue reading

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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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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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A very successful night at Stockgrove

When I saw Geraldine and Dick bouncing abut like a pair of  gleeful Tigger’s I know they had seen something good. The following explains it all “5 bat group members including 1 who has recently joined, had a wonderful time … 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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New bat at Stockgrove

On Monday I made a recording while I walked round Stockgrove. Kel does this at Harrold Odell and I thought it might be an interestng comparison. There wasn’t that much activity, but I slogged through the recording, checking each pipistrelle … Continue reading

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Tiddenfoot Water Park

Earlier last month I waxed lyrical about the delights of this site, and we took ourselves back there last night. While the rest of the party strolled round the lake, I surveyed a more localised area a little down the … Continue reading

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Lakeside Survey

Back again and the nettles have grown quite a bit in the last fortnight. As per usual we surrounded the roost and recorded 780 bats coming out, which is a lot for this time of year I recorded the ones … Continue reading

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