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Meanwhile at Priory Park…

While some of the group have been out trapping. Danny has been sorting things out in Bedford. On Friday he held one of the thre walks he has arranged there. ( reduced from five because of staffing cuts, te rangers … 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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Another bat walk

Hedj and Kel were asked to do a bat walk by some friends as part of a birthday celebration. They got to eat a free meal before talking the guests out on a bat walk. Bats turned out on cue … 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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A loan of a gold medal to a Bat Group Member

The Bedfordshire Bat Group relies on its members to do all the things it does. One of our stalwarts Danny Fellman works as a ranger at Priory Park Bedford. Since joining the bat group he has got Natural England Roost … Continue reading

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Last Bat walk of the season at Priory Park

On Friday 7th September the last walk of the Priory Park season of walks took place. Once again the event was fully booked. On a beautiful clear starry night, bats were abundant, Noctules, Daubenton’s and both species of pip flew … Continue reading

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Bat walk at Ampthill Park

Ampthill Town Council has recently introduced Dexter cattle  to graze on the wet flush at the bottom of Ampthill Park with the  laudable aim of increasing biodiverity. Last night’s Bat walk there suggests there is already a new species in … Continue reading

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Bat walk at Totternhoe Knolls

Fresh from his media ordeal Bob headed off with 4 other bat group members to help with a walk at Totternhoe Knolls. It was a bright evening and the wind was quite blowy, so to begin with there were no … Continue reading

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A rainy bat walk at Harrold Odell Country Park

It was a nice afternoon on Thursday – blue skies and dry. BUT as the time for the bat walk got nearer so the weather got worse. In Mid Beds it was torrential rain. We headed off to the bat … Continue reading

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Bats at Wardown Park

We first went to Wardown Park as part of the Luton Bat Project, and are doing three surveys a year there, which are open to the public. The weather has been dreadful for the first walk last week and we … Continue reading

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