Richard Green Ecology Ltd, 9C Mill Park Industrial Estate, Exeter, United Kingdom
Introduction to Bat Ecology and Survey Techniques
This course provides an introduction to key skills, experience and
knowledge necessary for undertaking professional bat work in the UK.
The course is a mix of class, practical and fieldwork, taught by an expert bat ecologist.
• Bat species in the UK; ecology, physiology and distributions
• Bats and the law - legal status and licences
• Bat conservation - threats to bats, including habitat and roost loss,
pesticides and persecution
• Visual bat species identification
• Bat droppings and other bat signs
• Bat survey techniques and methods
• Health and safety
• Use of bat detectors and other equipment
• Survey effort
• Interpretation and reporting of findings
• Evening bat survey using bat detectors
Attendees must be fit and able to walk across rough terrain. Appropriate outdoor clothing and footwear should be worn for the evening activity.
About The Host: The Natural Selection for ecological consultancy, we undertake ecological survey and assessment, provide advice and other ecological services
Website Link: http://www.richardgreenecology.co.uk
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