Bats of Britain, Europe and Northwest Africa
Presents all 51 bat species that occur across Europe and Northwest Africa, and embraces recent taxonomic advances and several new species descriptions. Introductory chapters reveal the remarkable biology of bats and explores the latest research in bat evolution and echolocation. The detailed species accounts cover life history, conservation status and identification.
- ISBN: 9781408105313
- Author(s): Christian Dietz, Otto von Helversen, Dietmar Nill
- Stock Code: 8105313
- Format: Hardback
- Illustrations: Colour photographs, Maps
- Pages: 400
- Published: 2009
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The authors start with an overview of the species of bats in Britain and Ireland, and then introduce us to communication within the social world of bats. Referencing the latest research, the authors explore how these calls can be classified according to their structure, and in many cases the context in which the calls are thought to be emitted, and addresses aspects of survey methodology to be considered by those studying social calls.
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