Monday 25th July – Buckfastleigh Bat Blitz

Date: Monday 25th July (initial session – see below for further details)

Location: Buckfastleigh Town Hall (Room 3)

Time: 4-6.30pm (arrive between these times to pick up equipment, you will then deploy equipment into the countryside the same evening)

All welcome. No experience required. Booking preferable but not essential.

To book your place please email or phone 01392 279244.

Volunteers are needed to join our ‘Bat Blitz’ research surveys, where multiple detectors are placed in close proximity to the bat roost. Using static recorders you will help us collect data which will then be analysed to see what the greater horseshoe bats are up to.

At this session you will be given equipment to put out in specified locations in the surrounding countryside straight afterwards.  You will then need to collect the detector anytime on Monday 1st August and return to us between 8-10am Tuesday 2nd August.

The research surveys are organised in partnership with University of Exeter. At the end of the recording season, the data will be analysed and the results reported back to you by the end of the year.




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