Category Archives: bats

The Sunset/Sunrise Survey Summer 2017

The Sunset/Sunrise Survey – Monitoring Bats and other Wildlife Chris Packham has recently promoted this survey on Springwatch! This survey can be conducted until September and is ideal for complete beginners as well as the more experienced volunteers who also … Continue reading

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Bats Sunset-Sunrise Survey Summer 2016

The Bat Conservation Trust are currently running a survey (Sunset-Sunrise Survey) to monitor bats over this summer. The survey is ideal for anyone who does not have any previous bat surveying experience and for those who do! It is a … Continue reading

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Alex Park wildlife forum – invitation to join

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Now that the renovation works are more or less complete, the focus of attention is back on ongoing management. To support this, there are various forums that have been set up to represent different interest groups: wildlife, heritage, arts & … Continue reading

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Alex park nature events report

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Tree walk The rain held off on Sat morning as Joe Walsh Tree Officer at the council introduced us to the trees in the park, whilst repeatedly stating his intention (which to our amusement he singularly failed to keep) to … Continue reading

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Bat detector + identification workshop Wed 8th May

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Our next event is a workshop on using bat detectors and identifying species. Wed 8th May 7.15pm – 10.30 pm (latest) at Hough End Places are limited to 13 – advanced booking is essential. If you’d like to attend please … Continue reading

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Bat walk – results

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Had a great turn out on Friday, 25 adults and a load of kids. The bats made us wait till after sunset, but it was worth it. Lots of Common pipistrelle bats. There are also Soprano pipistrelle that visit the … Continue reading

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