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Bats of the British Isles

A. A. Wardhaugh

Bats of the British Isles

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Published by Shire .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementA. A. Wardhaugh.
SeriesShire natural history series
The Physical Object
Pagination(24)p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22285682M
ISBN 10074780303X
OCLC/WorldCa38965103


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Bats of the British Isles by A. A. Wardhaugh Download PDF EPUB FB2

This fold-out guide includes all 16 species of bats that live and breed in Britain and has two parts: a guide to identifying bats in flight using bat detectors, flight patterns, size, habitat and emergence time after dusk; and a key labelling the different body parts of a bat for identifying bats in the hand.

Pipistrelles are the commonest British bats, weighing around 5 grams (same as a 20p piece). A single pipistrelle can eat 3, tiny insects in just one night. Scientific name: Pipistrellus pipistrellus. Species Factsheet. Listen to a common pipistrelle.

Daubenton's bat. Known as the 'water bat', Daubenton's bats fish insects from the water's. A History of the British Isles book.

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This is a list of mammals of Great mammal fauna of Great Britain is somewhat impoverished compared to that of Continental Europe due to the short period of time between the last ice age and the flooding of the land bridge between Great Britain and the rest of Europe.

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WBO Student Loading. Females will often store the sperm for several months – in his book, Bats of the British Isles, A. Wardhaugh notes that sperm may be stored in the uteri over the hibernation period, until the spring when the female will produce ova and fertilization can take place.

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