Bat Ecology and Conservation

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

Cost £165

Discounts £5 BCT members, 10% multi-buy discount for 3 or more course places booked together

How to Apply

For more information:

http://www.bats.org.uk/pages/bat_ecology_and_conservation.html 

Email: training@bats.org.uk

Phone: 020 7820 7169

Please mention ConservationJobs.co.uk when enrolling in this Course!

Key Information

Start date:

20th September 2018 at 9:30am

Cost:

£165

Organisation:

Bat Conservation Trust

Type:

Short

Sectors:

Biodiversity, Ecology, Environment, Nature & Wildlife

Location:

Potteric Carr Nature Reserve, United Kingdom

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