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Bat Surveys for Professional Ecologists Good Practice Guidelines

Handbook / Manual
By: Jan Collins(Editor), Kit Stoner(Foreword By)
132 pages, colour illustrations, colour tables
NHBS
Containing the latest guidance and best practice, the 4th edition of these guidelines remains indispensable for every professional bat worker. Read our Q&A with Head of Biodiversity at the BCT Jan Collins.
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Following an extensive review and update the Bat Conservation Trust has produced Bat Surveys for Professional Ecologists: Good Practice Guidelines 4th edition. In line with the latest evidence and best practice, the fourth edition features new content on biosecurity, night-vision aids, tree surveys and auto-identification for bat sound analysis.

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Contents

Foreword   2
Acknowledgements   2

1. Background   8
2. Considerations for bat surveys   16
3. Ecological considerations for bat surveys   28
4. Preliminary ecological appraisal (PEA) for bats   41
5. Bat roost inspection surveys – buildings, built structures and underground sites   47
6. Surveying trees and woodland for bat roosts   56
7. Emergence surveys – structures and trees   68
8. Bat activity surveys   74
9. Advanced licence bat survey techniques (ALBST)   83
10. Data analysis and interpretation   93
11. Writing bat reports   105

References   108
Appendix 1. Equipment table   117
Appendix 2. Background information on bat detectors   119
Appendix 3. Hazards and risks   120
Appendix 4. Protocol for bat dropping collection for DNA analysis   122
Appendix 5. Background information on mist nets, harp traps and acoustic lures   122
Appendix 6. Background information on radio transmitters and receivers/antennae   123
Index   125

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Handbook / Manual
By: Jan Collins(Editor), Kit Stoner(Foreword By)
132 pages, colour illustrations, colour tables
NHBS
Containing the latest guidance and best practice, the 4th edition of these guidelines remains indispensable for every professional bat worker. Read our Q&A with Head of Biodiversity at the BCT Jan Collins.
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