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Monks Wood Research Project 2017

Antonio Moreno writes about bat research at Monks wood over the last few years, and what we discovered in 2017… Introduction Monks Wood is a National Nature Reserve managed by Natural England. Bat research here during 2016 opened up a new world in the Cambridgeshire Bat Groups’ list of questions. Special attention to the rare species of our county, such… Continue reading Monks Wood Research Project 2017

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Nathusius Survey 2018

In 2016 the Cambridgeshire Bat Group signed up to the National Nathusius Pipistrelle Project, with the aim of confirming the presence of Nathusius Pipistrelle Pipistrellus nathusii within Cambridgeshire. As we were limited by available equipment and man power we didn’t go out a huge amount but we did catch this bat at several sites, most notably at… Continue reading Nathusius Survey 2018

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Catching Bats in Monks Wood

In early summer 2016 Antonio Moreno carried out walked transect routes in Monks Wood National Nature Reserve, with the aim of discovering what bat species may be around and finding some batty hotspots to trap at. He did find his hoped-for hotspots and so later that summer a small group of volunteers braved the midges to set up harp traps and… Continue reading Catching Bats in Monks Wood