Bat Biology and Ecology
889 views | +0 today
Follow
Bat Biology and Ecology
Information about bat biology and ecology
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Bat Disease Discovered in Northwest Georgia - The Epoch Times

Bat Disease Discovered in Northwest Georgia - The Epoch Times | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Bat Disease Discovered in Northwest Georgia
The Epoch Times
The tunnel shaft is the largest hibernaculum (a place where bats or other animals overwinter) in the state for tiny tri-colored bats.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Scientists find hint of hope for devastated bat populations - Citizens Voice

Scientists find hint of hope for devastated bat populations
Citizens Voice
STROUD TWP.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Crisis biology: Can bacteria save bats and frogs from deadly diseases? - Summit Daily News

Crisis biology: Can bacteria save bats and frogs from deadly diseases? - Summit Daily News | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Crisis biology: Can bacteria save bats and frogs from deadly diseases?
Summit Daily News
Unlike chytrid, white-nose syndrome has yet to wipe out an entire bat species, and there are still many places in North America unaffected by it.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Great tits hunt for Pipistrelle bats | Ecologica

Great tits hunt for Pipistrelle bats | Ecologica | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
The earliest suggestion that great tits might hunt for bats goes back to at least 1947 when a Swedish biologist named Olaf Ryberg observed dead bats in Sweden with “injury, caused e.g. by titmice (possibly also bigger birds)“.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Bats help defeat turbine scheme | Wind Energy News - Wind Watch

Bats help defeat turbine scheme | Wind Energy News - Wind Watch | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Permission to erect a wind turbine at a site along Ipstones Edge has been refused. The application for the turbine, which would have an overall height ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Study Of Olfaction In Fruit-Eating Bats Could Shed Light On Our Own Sense Of ... - RedOrbit

Study Of Olfaction In Fruit-Eating Bats Could Shed Light On Our Own Sense Of ... - RedOrbit | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
RedOrbit
Study Of Olfaction In Fruit-Eating Bats Could Shed Light On Our Own Sense Of ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

To Know Bats Is to Love Them - National Geographic

To Know Bats Is to Love Them - National Geographic | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
National Geographic
To Know Bats Is to Love Them
National Geographic
Merlin Tuttle, the world's most famous bat biologist and booster, has devoted his life to studying, demystifying, and helping conserve bats.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Pinchot Award Recognizes Scientist's Passion: Public Relations for Bats - USDA.gov (press release) (blog)

Pinchot Award Recognizes Scientist's Passion: Public Relations for Bats - USDA.gov (press release) (blog) | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Pinchot Award Recognizes Scientist's Passion: Public Relations for Bats
USDA.gov (press release) (blog)
Sybill Amelon is trying to repair the damage Bram Stoker did to bats' public image. A research wildlife biologist with the U.S.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Bats Use Water Ripples To Hunt Frogs - Science 2.0

Bats Use Water Ripples To Hunt Frogs - Science 2.0 | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Bats Use Water Ripples To Hunt Frogs Science 2.0 As the male túngara frog serenades female frogs from a pond, he creates watery ripples that make him easier to target by rivals and predators such as bats, according to researchers from The...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Study finds market forces influence the value of bat-provided services - Phys.Org

Study finds market forces influence the value of bat-provided services - Phys.Org | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Study finds market forces influence the value of bat-provided services Phys.Org Services provided by Mother Nature, such as pest control from insect-eating bats, are affected by market forces like most anything else in the economy, a University of...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Arkansas becomes 23rd state ta confirm deedlee diseese n' bats - Ozark Sentinal

Arkansas becomes 23rd state ta confirm deedlee diseese n' bats - Ozark Sentinal | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Arkansas becomes 23rd state to confirm deadly disease in bats -
The Arkansas Game... http://t.co/OqqKWToLA8
#MarionCounty #WildlifeService
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Wind project curbed to reduce bat deaths

Wind project curbed to reduce bat deaths | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Federal wildlife officials announced Monday they have approved measures taken at Maryland's first industrial wind energy project to reduce the risk of spinning turbine blades killing endangered bats and birds.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

The life-cycle of bats and the threats to their existence | Natural ...

The life-cycle of bats and the threats to their existence | Natural ... | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Guest writer Ross Stevens delves into the world of bats and finds that many species are facing an uncertain future as human society continues to encroach on their natural habitat. There are 18 species of bat in the UK (over ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

The Squeaky Bat Gets the Worm - LiveScience.com

The Squeaky Bat Gets the Worm - LiveScience.com | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
LiveScience.com The Squeaky Bat Gets the Worm LiveScience.com Bats don't just use supersonic sounds to navigate — they also send out the high-pitched squeaks to warn other bats to "back off." The flying critters are known to navigate by bouncing...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Light Pollution Keeps Rainforest Bats from Eating and Disbursing Seeds - Nature World News

Light Pollution Keeps Rainforest Bats from Eating and Disbursing Seeds - Nature World News | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Nature World News Light Pollution Keeps Rainforest Bats from Eating and Disbursing Seeds Nature World News Nocturnal, seed-disbursing bats are being thwarted form preforming their role in supporting the growth of rainforests because of an...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Bats Stricken With White Nose Syndrome [Video] - Guardian Liberty Voice

Bats Stricken With White Nose Syndrome [Video] - Guardian Liberty Voice | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Guardian Liberty Voice
Bats Stricken With White Nose Syndrome [Video]
Guardian Liberty Voice
Bats in Vermont are the first set of bats to recover from an illness called white nose syndrome.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Abandoned mines: Dangerous for humans, beneficial for bats - Iron Mountain Daily News

Abandoned mines: Dangerous for humans, beneficial for bats - Iron Mountain Daily News | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Iron Mountain Daily News
Abandoned mines: Dangerous for humans, beneficial for bats
Iron Mountain Daily News
Dickinson County Mine Inspector Steven Smith, left, and Dr.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Vermont bats begin recovery from epidemic - Rutland Herald

Vermont bats begin recovery from epidemic - Rutland Herald | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Vermont bats begin recovery from epidemic Rutland Herald Despite the devastation among certain bat species caused by the disease that spread into Vermont out of a New York cave in the mid-2000s, thousands of little brown bats, once the most common...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Under the microscope: vegetarian bats - Stony Brook Statesman

Under the microscope: vegetarian bats - Stony Brook Statesman | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Under the microscope: vegetarian bats
Stony Brook Statesman
First, they engineered a computer program that allowed them to model the skulls of 85 different species of New World leaf-nosed bats.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Interview with a vampire (bat) - University of Saskatchewan

Interview with a vampire (bat) - University of Saskatchewan | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
If a human had fingers like a bat, they would stretch to the floor from shoulder height, and be joined with thin webs of skin. Hence, bats are Chiroptera, he said, from the Greek words for hand and wing.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

USGS Release: Identifying Bats By Sound (2/12/2014 9:30:00 AM)

USGS Release: Identifying Bats By Sound (2/12/2014 9:30:00 AM) | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Recording bats´ echolocation (Identifying Bats By Sound http://t.co/lWsbn884xc #USGSnews)
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Bat Numbers in Europe Surge after Decades of Decline, Major Study Finds - UNEP

Bat Numbers in Europe Surge after Decades of Decline, Major Study Finds - UNEP | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
RT @UNEP: Good news for bats! Numbers in #EU surge after decades of decline v @EUEnvironment #EuroBats http://t.co/fkTpeNCmzf
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Criterion employing conservation measures to protect bat population - Cumberland Times-News

Criterion employing conservation measures to protect bat population - Cumberland Times-News | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Criterion employing conservation measures to protect bat population Cumberland Times-News OAKLAND — Criterion Power Partners LLC has formalized the conservation measures employed at its 28-turbine wind project on Backbone Mountain in Garrett County...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Two Fossil Species of Sucker-Footed Bats Discovered in Sahara | Paleontology | Sci-News.com

Two Fossil Species of Sucker-Footed Bats Discovered in Sahara | Paleontology | Sci-News.com | Bat Biology and Ecology | Scoop.it
Paleontologists have described a new extinct genus and two fossil species of the bat family Myzopodidae from the Sahara desert, northern Egypt.
more...
No comment yet.