Bats in Scotland 8 page colour brochure, general interest .4MB
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In Scotland15 February 2013
2013 Year of Natural Scotland 2013 is the Year of Natural Scotland. To celebrate why not do something really easy (for starters) by looking out for bats and then add your sightings to our Big Bat Map. Find out about bat events near you. If you enjoy looking for bats or have bats in your house …
Local Bat Groups5 July 2012
There are more than 90 local bat groups in the UK. Bat groups are made up of many dedicated volunteers and they are the mainstay of bat conservation in the UK, undertaking vital front-line conservation work. The groups vary greatly in size, the way they operate and the activities they undertake…
Perth City Bat Project2 March 2010
The Perth City Bat Project (PCBP) was a partnership project that took place over the summer of 2009 between Perth and Kinross Council Ranger Service, the Bat Conservation Trust and Perth Bat Group. The project was supported by the SITA Local Biodiversity Grants scheme and Awards for All. The…
Scottish Bat workers Conference 2013Scottish bat workers conference 2013.
Creatures of the NightAn evening searching for some of the animals which are active in the night at Jupiter. We will head off with bat detectors to look for these fascinating flying mammals and there will also be the chance to look at moths caught in our trap. There may be other creatures out there too; from foxes to owls.
Craignethan Bat NightA brief talk on the Nethan Gorge and Craignethan castle, it's bats, their behaviour
and lifecycle. With SWT. Followed by a chance to go for a walk down the gorge and around the Castke looking and listening for the bats. (Not suitable for young children or those with reduced mobility)
Bats at Craignethan CastleLearn about this fascinating building and explore the spectacular setting of Nethan Gorge Reserve looking for bugs, beasties and bats.Led by the Historic Scotland Ranger and Scottish Wildlife Trust Reserve Manager.
Bat and Moth Night Come along to discover bats, moths and other nocturnal creatures. We will be using moth traps and bat detectors to help catch moths and identify bats. Please bring a torch as this event will continue after dark.
Bat Survey Night - Linlithgow PalaceAn evening talk on the bats of Linlithgow Palace and surrounding area: their behaviour
and lifecycle; and methods of catching, tagging and monitoring. With Lothians Bat Group. Followed by a chance to go looking and listening for the bats.
Family Bat Night - Linlithgow Palace IIA short talk with some batty facts and activities, followed by an easy walk to look and listen for bats in and around Linlithgow Palace. Suitable for families with primary age children.
Family Bat Night - Linlithgow PalaceA short talk with some batty facts and activities, followed by an easy walk to look and listen for bats in and around Linlithgow Palace. Suitable for families with primary age children.
Batty at CampyJoin the Rangers to find more about these endangered animals. The evening starts with a short talk and activities at the Ranger base followed by a twilight stroll with bat detectors.
The Fly-By-NightsCome and join the Ranger Service on a nice leisurely stroll and experience the bats and moths of the
Back Walk and Kings Knot in the company
of local experts. The distance of the walk
will be approximately 1 mile.
Ranger Children's Event: Bat EveningLearn more about bats and their world and then watch the bats fly out of their roost for a nights feeding.
Aimed at 7 years and above.
Meet in Haddo car park
Ranger Event : Bat Sunrise SwarmCome and watch the bats returning to their roost after a night's feeding - a spectacular sight as the bats swarm round the courtyard as the light gradually strengthens.
Meet in Haddo car park
Guided Bat WalkGuided Bat Walk
Ranger Event: Adult Bat EveningJoin us for a brief talk about bats and their lives and then watch the bats fly out of their roost at dusk.
Meet at Haddo House main car park.
International Bat WeekendBatty Fun, rafts and games
Evening Bat Walks at Falls of Clyde Learn about British bats, how to identify them and where best to find them. The Rangers will take you on a guided walk around the reserve. Long sleeves and insect repellent are advisable if you’re prone to being bitten by midges!