Bats

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Bats are an amazingly diverse group of mammals, found throughout the world, with the exception of the extreme polar regions. This summary, however, will deal primarily with those species resident in the UK. Please select a subject from the menu on the right.

Please note that this is legacy content migrated from the old website. The article has been reviewed as part of the transition, and some minor updates have been made for the purposes of clarity, but the majority of the content remains unchanged from that originally published in June 2006. This article will be updated in due course, but its inclusion here is for completeness and the reader is advised that some content may be out of date.

Bats in detail


Bibliography

A Field Guide to British Bats - by Frank Greenaway & A. M. Hutson
Bruce Coleman Books -- 1990 -- ISBN: 978-1872842004

A Guide to British Bats (3rd Edition) - by Kate Jones & Allyson Walsh
Field Studies Council -- 2006

Bat Ecology - by Thomas Kunz & Brock Fenton
University of Chicago Press -- 2005 -- ISBN: 978-0226462073

Bats - by Phil Richardson
Natural History Museum -- 2011 -- ISBN: 978-0565092757

Bats of Britain & Europe - by Christian Dietz & Andreas Kiefer
Bloomsbury -- 2016 -- ISBN: 978-1472922021

Bats of the British Isles - by A.A. Wardhaugh
Shire Publishers Ltd. -- 1995 -- ISBN: 978-0852638569

British Bats - by John Altringham
Collins New Naturalist -- 2009 -- ISBN: 978-0007308682

Echolocation in Bats and Dolphins - by Jeanette Thomas, Cynthia Moss & Marianne Vater
University of Chicago Press -- 2004 -- ISBN: 978-0226795997

Environmental Artbook Series: Australian Bats - by Jim Morris & Lynne Tracey
Greater Glider Productions -- 2003 -- ISBN: 978-0947304089

Mind the Gap: Postglacial colonization of Ireland - by John L. Davenport, David P. Sleeman & Peter C. Woodman (eds)
Irish Naturalists' Journal -- 2008

Nick Baker’s British Wildlife: A month by month guide - by Nick Baker
New Holland Publishers -- 2003 -- ISBN: 978-1845171131

Nightmares of Nature - by Richard Matthews
HarperCollins -- 1995 -- ISBN: 978-0002200158

Silent Fields: The long decline of a nation’s wildlife - by Roger Lovegrove
Oxford Univesrity Press -- 2007 -- ISBN: 978-0199548156

Silently by Night: About the little-known but fascinating world of bats - by Russell Peterson
Longman Ltd. -- 1966

Simon King’s Wildguide - by Simon King
BBC Books -- 1994 -- ISBN: 978-0563364962

Supernatural - The unseen powers of animals - by John Downer
BBC Books -- 1999 -- ISBN: 978-0563384922

The Biology of Bats - by Gerhard Neuweiler
Oxford University Press -- 2000 -- ISBN: 978-0195099515

The British Mammal Guide - by Steve Evans & Paul Wetton
Isabelline Films -- 2015 -- ISBN: N/A

The Complete Bat - by James Robertson
Chatto & Windus -- 1990 -- ISBN: 978-0701135003

The Darkness is Light Enough: The field journal of a night naturalist - by Chris Ferris
Sphere Books Ltd. -- 1986 -- ISBN: 978-0718126902

The Encyclopaedia of Mammals - by David MacDonald (ed.)
Brown Reference Group -- 2006 -- ISBN: 978-0199206087

The Wildlife Trust’s Handbook of Garden Wildlife - by Nicholas Hammond
Bloombury -- 2014 -- ISBN: 978-1472915863

UK Mammals: Species Status & Population Trends - by The Tracking Mammals Partnership
JNCC/TMP -- 2005 -- ISBN: 978-1861075680

Urban Mammals: A Concise Guide - by David Wembridge
Whittet Books -- 2012 -- ISBN: 978-1873580851

Urban Wildlife - by Peter Shirley
Whittet Books -- 1996 -- ISBN: 978-1873580233

Wild Animals of Britain & Europe - by Helga Hofmann
Collins -- 1995 -- ISBN: 978-0007627271


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