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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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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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Harp trapping at Stockgrove

Geraldine write: First bat of the evening was a Pip in Baker’s Wood, at 20.53, not long after that we had a number of passes that was definitely a Soprano Pipistrelle. Some of the tree roosts, had what looked fresh … Continue reading

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Stockgrove Park

On the evening of the Bank Holiday we headed off to Stockgrove Park for our regular survey Richard Hogg (who is standing in for Angie)  reported We had a very good turn out of people to take part in this … Continue reading

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First visit to Stockgrove this season

After the success of the first Lakeside Survey we had high hopes for the first Stockgrove survey. But the weather had other ideas and the rain fell enthusiastically.To begin with there were more of us than there were bats as … Continue reading

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More potential roosts at Stockgrove Country Park

Bob popped back to Stockgrove Country Park to double check some GPS readings. While we were there he spotted another three trees with good roost potential. He also had a look at a tree that had blown over in the … Continue reading

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Roost hunt in Bakers Wood

After the flood plain that was Harrold Odell Country Park today’s roost hunt was a bit of a doddle, though the wind was quite cold. The group finished the survey of Bakers Wood and identified a number of trees with … Continue reading

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Last Stockgrove Survey of the season

Angie, the Stockgrove co-ordinator writes Well sadly last night was the last Stockgrove Bat Survey of 2013. As expected the bat activity was low, all tree and box roosts were empty, even the Daubentons count over the lake was nil … Continue reading

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The mystery of the strange roost occupant at Stockgrove

Angie writes   Stockgrove last night was fairly quiet on the bat front but T6 the low roost did have some activity – more on that later.The first bat sounds were at 7.55 just on the approach to the T6 … Continue reading

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Thirty one Noctules in a roost

“It proved to be another exciting night at Stockgrove last night. After a quiet start along the route a few unidentified bat sounds at 8.20 as we approached the low roast but what a surprise we had. For the second … Continue reading

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