Category Archives for Bats

Mercia Bat Report 2012

In 2012, Mercia Marina invited members of the Derbyshire Bat Conservation Group to undertake surveys of bat activity. A survey of the Marina’s bat activity was done before the construction work started; a common pipistrelle was the only bat recorded … Continue reading

05. January 2013 by Voyager
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Nathusius Pipistrelle

Steve Roe, Derbyshire Bat Conservation Group, has continued his visits to Marina. He installed an Anabat on Mike Coates’ boat (see picture). This recorded a Nathusius Pipistrelle – an excellent record since these are migratory bats and the Bat Conservation … Continue reading

12. October 2012 by Voyager
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Bat Surveys and Sonograms

Steve and Alan Roe have continued to monitor the marina’s foraging bat species. On their second survey, they added Leisler’s and the Brown Long-Eared Bat to the tally.   The bats don’t roost here, they just come to feed but … Continue reading

05. June 2012 by Jo
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Bat Survey May 2012

There are 17 bat species in the UK, 11 in Derbyshsire and 9 of these in Findern. The Marina’s body of water with its insect life is an excellent habitat for bat foraging. Steve Roe, a member of the Derbyshire Bat Conservation … Continue reading

29. May 2012 by Jo
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