Gallery 1 - Some of the Bats living in Surrey

 
        Gallery 2 - Traditional Roosting Places
       
Gallery 3 - Artificial Roosting Places
        Gallery 4 - Surrey Bat Group at Work

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Warning: Gloves should always be worn when handling bats as, like any wild animal, they may bite if alarmed.

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A '55' or soprano pipistrelle, Pipistrellus pygmaeus
Photo: Surrey Bat Group
A '45' or common pipistrelle, Pipistrellus pipistrellus
Photo: Surrey Bat Group
Brown long eared bats, Plecotus auritus, huddled together in a cottage roof
Photo: Surrey Bat Group
 

A brown long eared bat with ears folded away to give a good view of the tragus
Photo: Surrey Bat Group

 

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A torpid Daubenton's bat, Myotis daubentonii, attracts a covering of dew
Photo: Surrey Bat Group

  A Natterer's bat, Myotis nattereri, tucked snugly into some crumbling brickwork
Photo: Surrey Bat Group
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Noctule2.jpg (43400 bytes) A group of noctule bats, Nyctalus noctula, in a bat box hibernaculum
Photo: Surrey Bat Group

 

       
    A Leisler's bat, Nyctalus leisleri
Photo: Surrey Bat Group
     
BarMen12.jpg (60747 bytes) A newly ringed specimen of one of Britain's rarest bats, the barbastelle Barbastella barbastellus
Photo: Surrey Bat Group
 
 

Another very rare bat, the Bechstein's Myotis bechsteini
Photo: Surrey Bat Group

WhiskBrandts5.jpg (65532 bytes) The whiskered, Brandt's and Alcathoe's bats are very hard
to distinguish during hibernation
Myotis mystacinus/brandti
Photo: Surrey Bat Group
 
  A serotine bat Eptesicus serotinus trapped during one of our surveys
Photo: Surrey Bat Group
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Bechstein&Natterer.jpg (57768 bytes) A  rare Bechstein's bat contrasted with a Natterer's  
Photo: Surrey Bat Group

 

     
  This noctule bat doesn't appreciate that we're trying to help! 
Photo: Surrey Bat Group
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Noctule0.jpg (66888 bytes) An excellent shot of noctule bat dentition, showing the curious fatty cheek tissue
Photo: Surrey Bat Group

 

 

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