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Rascals at the soprano roost

Last night was the night we counted out bats from the soprano roost as part of BCT’s  National Roost Monitoring Programme. The night was cool and we were soon counting out bats. The numbers were down – they often are … Continue reading

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Rain stops play

The wet weather of late has curtailed our Pinpoint Batting, but before the rain set in Dave B set up a detector his back garden, downloaded the files and correctly identified the bats found there. Note the very clear social … Continue reading

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Lovely sighting of common pipistrelles

At the Lakeside survey on Thursday, there was a lot of light in the sky. This made counting a bit easier . (Bats have young to feed and are coming out despite the light) It also gave a wonderful sight … Continue reading

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Roost visits- a follow up

A number of the bat group have been trained to be Natural England Roost Visitors for Natural England to give advice to roost owners.. Earlier this season Kel went to a house in Turvey and last night returned to do … 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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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’s  – a group of 6 juveniles, four males and two … Continue reading

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