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- Happy New Year everybody!
- We'll be emailing 2013 meeting dates after Xmas. Jan is hibernation survey time...
- One more natural history post at risk of redundancy. So no NH curators left in Lancashire by next year.
- Great piece on Bechstein's and on bats and roads on today's Saving Species on R4
- Finished for the day. Next step putting them up
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Tag Archives: East Lancashire
June saw the first of our BCT Colony Counts as we headed out to Whitewell in Bowland to monitor the pipistrelle roost at the Inn at Whitewell. This is an interesting site as the roost contains both Common and Soprano … Continue reading
We have teamed up with Lancashire Badger Group and Towneley Hall to hold a free family event centred around those mysterious creatures that only come out at night! Badger, Bat and Towneley wildlife Talks (Booking required, contact Towneley Hall) Bat Box Making … Continue reading
Members of the group along with staff from United Utilities spent Monday morning setting up a new bat box scheme in an Altham woodland that looks very promising. The scheme came about after East Lancs Bat Group were contacted about … Continue reading
7.30pm May 9th – Towneley Park Bat Walk Meet outside Towneley Hall Shop for a fantastic night learning about, listening to and watching the bats of Towneley Park, a site of county importance for bat species. 8.00pm May 12th – … Continue reading
Next meetings of the bat group are: Tuesday 1st May – Foulridge Bat Detector Training and Survey Meet 7.30pm at Foulridge Wharf Car Park Saturday 5th May – Gisburn Forest Bat Box Check Meet 10am Cocklet End car park Wednesday … Continue reading
It’s always good to see a ringed bat turn up again. Here’s Z5280, a male Natterer’s harp trapped on 20/04/2009, when we were working with Anita Glover from Leeds University. He turned up again in October 2010 in the same … Continue reading
Foulridge Survey May 5th 2010 After a cold start to the 2010 survey season at Rowley Lake in April, we headed to Foulridge on the 5th May to see what we could find. A warm evening with good cloud cover … Continue reading
Pipistrelle Colony Count, Inn at Whitewell After an unsuccessful attempt at a Lesser Horseshoe Survey on the 10th June. we returned on Wednesday the 17th to carry out a colony count on the roost we’d noticed on the way … Continue reading
Bat Group meeting 7th March 2009 – Bat box making at Towneley A successful day was held at Offshoots Permaculture Project with over 60 people attending and taking part in Bat box building. 15 standard boxes were built, covered and … Continue reading