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Report: Autumn Activity, Diet and Prey Abundance for Bats (Chiroptera) in the West Arm Demonstration Forest and Surrounding Area

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I conducted field research on bats between September and November, 1993. Mist netting and insect trapping were attempted for 27 nights over a 6 week period.

Author:  Juliet Craig

Date Published:  Jan 1994

Report ID:  23172

Audience:  Government and Public

The objectives of this study were: 1) to determine the species present in the West Arm Demonstration Forest and surrounding area, 2) to determine when the beginning of hibernation or migration occurs in the study area, 3) to assess food abundance and the diet of bats in the autumn, and 4) to suggest future autumn bat research projects.

Report Type
  Terrestrial Information
  Invertebrates - Terrestrial
  Mammals - Bats
  Region - Kootenay
  Watershed Groups - 340 - Lower Kootenay

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