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Bat News

A selection of news related to EUROBATS and other bat conservation activities.
News items of previous years can be accessed in the Archive.

Applications to the Kate Barlow award open

BCT pleased to announce that applications to the Kate Barlow award are now open – the closing date is 5pm GMT, 3rd December 2019.
The Kate Barlow Award aims to encourage the next generation of bat researchers by providing a substantive contribution towards the research costs of a postgraduate student undertaking research that will benefit bat conservation, in honour of the late Dr Kate Barlow’s contribution to this field.

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News on bat migrations at the Curonian Spit and Lagoon

During the main migration period of bats in late summer 2019, experts from the Arbeitskreis Fledermäuse Sachsen-Anhalt e. V. visited the "Biological Field Station Fringilla" on the Curonian Spit and the "Ornithological Station Ventés Ragas" at the Curonian Lagoon to observe the bat migration and to catch and mark bats together with Russian and Lithuanian friends.

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News on bat ringing at Pape Station, Latvia

Pape Ornithological Research Centre (University of Latvia Institute of Biology) has been an important bat research site for many decades. Thousands of bats migrate through the corridor between Pape lake and the Baltic sea.
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