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Grey Long-eared Bat

Creating foraging habitats for the future!

As we move from autumn to winter, temperatures drop and the weather becomes more extreme – the landscape seems to quieten as much of our country’s wildlife adapt their behaviour to cope with the seasonal changes. Different species have different mechanisms to cope with these environmental challenges. Plants enter periods of dormancy as sunlight hours […]

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The art of stealth and the evolution of the ambush

There is a nocturnal arms race taking place above our meadows and wetlands. The race for survival between Grey Long-Eared Bats and their moth prey has been evolving for millennia – but who will win?   The reason Grey Long-Eared Bats echolocate so quietly is a prime example of co-evolution. There is a race going […]

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

There is a nocturnal arms race taking place above our meadows and wetlands. The race for survival between Grey Long-Eared Bats and their moth prey has been evolving for millennia – but who will win?   The reason Grey Long-Eared Bats echolocate so quietly is a prime example of co-evolution. There is a race going […]

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Bats on the Brink

There is a nocturnal arms race taking place above our meadows and wetlands. The race for survival between Grey Long-Eared Bats and their moth prey has been evolving for millennia – but who will win?   The reason Grey Long-Eared Bats echolocate so quietly is a prime example of co-evolution. There is a race going […]

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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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