Bats at Hardcastle Crags

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We recently identified a maternity roost with a peak count of 272 common pipistrelle bats at Gibson Mill, Hardcastle Crags in Hebden Bridge. Maternity roosts are formed by pregnant, female bats who gather together to have their babies. Females often return to the same place every year to form maternity … Read More

Treading on eggshells

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Have you noticed the cheerful song of the dawn chorus recently? The warmer weather and longer days has spurred most male bird species into song, hopeful to attract a mate. This means we will be out on-site undertaking breeding bird surveys until the end of August. As all bird species … Read More

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