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Buckfastleigh bat detecting walk *FULLY BOOKED*

Date: Friday 15th of June 2018
Time: 9pm-10.30pm
Location: Buckfastleigh

Walk fully booked – please do not turn up unless you have booked a place.

Buckfastleigh Bat Walk

A lovely circular walk following the ‘bat trail’ around the town of Buckfastleigh looking at bat habitats and landscapes. As the sun sets we will be using high tech bat detecting equipment to spot bats and listen to them echo-locating. We will see greater horseshoe bats setting off for a night of hunting in the countryside around the town.

Buckfastleigh Bat Trail

Find out more about the Buckfastleigh Bat Trail here.

The walk is under 1.5 miles long. Part of the trail consists of steep slopes and steps so please wear suitable footwear. Please bring a torch with you as it will be dark by the end of the walk.

Booking

To book email bats@devonwildlifetrust.org or phone 01392 260849.

Further information

Meet at Station Road car park (nearest postcode: TQ11 0BU). Limited parking is available here so a good option could be to park in in Woodholme car park TQ11 0NR .

 

Photo of a greater horseshoe bat by Frank Greenaway

Photo by Frank Greenaway

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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