Tagged: survey

Bat Surveying in Stages

Bat Surveying in Stages A few weeks ago, I got the chance to go out at night and help an consultant ecologist do a bat survey. I was excited, for obvious reasons: bats...

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The RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch is Back

On the back of last year’s record breaking number of participants comes the Big Garden Birdwatch 2016. 2014’s event saw 585,000 people take part, counting more than 8.5 million birds over a January weekend...

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The Value of Living Roofs

The Value of Living Roofs

Green roofs are covered in living vegetation, built on top of a growing medium, as well as a waterproof layer. Living roofs are often made particularly for wildlife. They are valued for their...

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Bat Week: Indicator Species

As you may know, this is Bat Week where people aim to raise awareness of all things bat. I’m going to contribute by writing an article that was suggested by Louise (click her...

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Bats bounce back

Common pipistrelle bats in Scotland have significantly increased in number since 2009, according to new research. The findings were revealed in a report from Scottish Natural Heritage and the Bat Conservation Trust. The...

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A Summer of Jellyfish

A Summer of Jellyfish

Jellyfish are ancient creatures, having been around for more than 500 million years, with their body structure composing of around 90% water, and characteristically no brain or heart (Buglife, 2013). 2015 saw huge...

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