Trinidad and Costa Rica!!

Trinidad and Costa Rica!!

A few photos from recent trips!

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Neitoperek, Poland – Europe’s Largest Bat Hibernation Site

Home from Nietoperek now, and just about recovered! Another brilliant trip to help with the annual census. Over 27’000 bats were counted, this result is slightly worrying, showing a drop of almost 10’000 in numbers since 2008, this year natterer’s bats showed a 50% reduction since last year alone. Having said this, a slight increase […]

Slovakia Bat Trip 2010

Home from an exhilarating week of bat work in Slovakia, lots of roost visits and mist netting and a total of 22 species encountered! Below are a small selection of the many photographs taken!

Pond Bat (Myotis dasycneme)

Bechstein's Bat (Myotis bechsteinii)

Alcathoe Bat (Myotis alcathoe)

Pond Bat (Myotis dasycneme)

Bat Boxes Do Work!!!

Well its the start of the new summer bat season and I’ve been out checking bat boxes at the Conwy Falls near Betws-y-Coed, and amongst the usual pipistrelles I found this cluster of 11 brown long-eared bats!!! The boxes have only been up since last Autumn so who knows whats we will find […]

Thailand!

Home from Thailand, here is a picture of the smallest mammal in the world – Kitti’s Hog-nosed Bat (Craseonycteris thonglongyai) and the largest flower in the world- the Rafflesia!

Nietoperek

A couple of pics from the 2009 census….

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