In this message lots of updates from the BCT on upcoming online events, and news about a live broadcast from the Bishops Palace in Wells as part of BatFest.
Lots of NBMP updates from the BCT for you this time: Latest advice for NBMP volunteers The BCT updated the NBMP advice on Friday 29th May, which is great news as it means that some Roost, Waterway, Field and Woodland NBMP surveys can take place this year. We have condensed the advice, to only that … Continue reading BCT updated advice and training to NBMP volunteers – 29May20
It seems 19th Jan is the day when group members across the county come out of their post holiday hibernation, and decide to visit other hibernacula!
The first of the annual NBMP Hibernation Checks in three Burrington Combe caves took place this weekend, organised by Pete Banfield.
A great start to the day at Great Breach Wood, with 14 natterers in one box, a noctule and two sop pips in a wooden Kent box, a large mating group of 10 soprano pips.
We checked 20 bat boxes at Comeytrowe Park and Longrun Meadow in Taunton this morning.
Despite damp weather there was a huge turnout for Dave's Walk at the Bishops Palace in Wells on Tuesday. The annual walk for the Somerset Wildlife Trust is always well attended but this year the estimates range from 80 to 100 adults, with at least half as many children again.
Great day at Westhay, Shapwick and Catcott reserves today, and it would seem we have some news ... more early natterer's pups!
Help needed with Bat Survey - Holnicote, Exmoor from June to Sept 2019
Come find about our plans for 2019, and have a say in the running of the group.