Course: Bat Ecology and Conservation

Bat Conservation Trust

Dorking, Surrey
4th May 2018 02078207169 Naomi Webster

Cost: £165 (discounts available)

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, ecology

This one-day course is designed for those new to bat work. You will be given a comprehensive foundation to bat biology, ecology and conservation. You will learn about the different UK species, range and distribution, bat conservation and threats, bat taxonomy, physiological adaptations, life histories, foraging ecology, life cycle, roosting requirements and bat identification.

Course Content Includes: 

  • Bat taxonomy
  • UK species, range and distribution
  • Bat species identification (in the hand) - with live bats
  • Bat physiology including adaptations to flight, echolocation, energetics
  • Life histories including life-cycle, mating strategies, pup development, roost composition and requirements, social behaviour
  • Feeding behaviour
  • Bat conservation and threats


£5 for BCT members (Join today to receive your discount!). 

£25 discount if booking Using Bat Detectors as well, contact the training department for the discount code. Phone: 020 7820 7169

A 10% discount is available for bookings of three or more places. This can be multiple places on the same course or booking three or more separate courses. Multiple places must be booked at the same time to receive the discount. 

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