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Grey Long-eared Bat

To hear, or not to hear, that is the question….

Bat research relies on being able to detect bat calls. The tricky thing about monitoring the Grey Long-eared Bat is that they are so quiet. Their very quiet echolocation and incredibly long ears has enabled them to be super-stealthy hunters – but this makes our task of monitoring them, to establish their whereabouts and measure […]

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Bats on the Brink

Bat research relies on being able to detect bat calls. The tricky thing about monitoring the Grey Long-eared Bat is that they are so quiet. Their very quiet echolocation and incredibly long ears has enabled them to be super-stealthy hunters – but this makes our task of monitoring them, to establish their whereabouts and measure […]

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Where have all the bats gone?

In our last two Willow Tit blogs, we introduced the project itself and then looked at why it’s been chosen for Back from the Brink. In this blog piece, we’re focussing on how you can spot a Willow Tit and what you can do when that happens.

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Introducing the Grey Long-eared Bat

Starting this project has been an exciting time for me. Not only because the whole idea of Back from the Brink is so innovative, with conservation organisations working collaboratively at this scale, but because this project is so close to home.

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