Bats of Britain and Europe
A comprehensive guide to the 45 bat species that occur across Britain and Europe, based on recent taxonomic advances and species newly described over the last few years. The extensive introduction details the remarkable biology of bats and explores the latest findings in bat evolution and echolocation. In-depth species accounts cover life history, conservation status and identification. Distribution maps and drawings accompany the text, and Bats of Britain and Europe is illustrated with almost 700 breathtaking colour photographs. This unique reference is an authoritative field guide suitable for all bat enthusiasts, whether they are beginners, students, professionals or conservationists.
- ISBN: 9781472922021
- Author(s): Christian Dietz, Andreas Kiefer
- Stock Code: 2922021
- Format: Paperback
- Illustrations: Colour photographs, Illustrations
- Pages: 400
- Published: 2015
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This is an excellent little introduction and identification guide to 14 species of bat found throughout Britain and Ireland. Each species description covers roosts, food & feeding, breeding, status & distribution, and identification. Similar species are listed alongside each other. The fifth edition features a redesigned style and updates the distribution maps for some of the species.
Covers the key aspects of bat biology, including evolution, flight, echolocation, hibernation, reproduction, feeding and roosting ecology, social behaviour, migration, population and community ecology, biogeography and conservation. Colour plates and illustrations, 352pp. 2011Paperback £34.95Buy Now
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Knowledge of bat echolocation, calls and identification has grown significantly in the last decade. This practical guide presents the latest data in a clear and concise manner. Part 1 covers topics such as the properties of sound; how bats use sound; bat detection methods; recording devices; analysis software; recording techniques and call analysis. Part 2 comprises the species chapters. with information on distribution, emergence times, flight and foraging behaviour habitat and echolocation including parameters for common measurements. Calls are described in the context of the different technologies used. Includes sonograms.