Bats of Britain and Europe (Bloomsbury Naturalist) (Paperback)

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Description


This concise and definitive guide presents all 45 bat species that regularly occur in Europe (of which 17 are known to breed in the British Isles). The extensive introduction details the remarkable biology of bats and explores the latest findings in bat evolution, behaviour and echolocation.

This is followed by in-depth species accounts covering life history, conservation status and identification, including echolocation characteristics, and complemented by accurate distribution maps, with the book illustrated throughout with superb colour photography.

Suitable for beginners, students, professionals or conservationists alike, Bats of Britain and Europe is the authoritative field guide for bat watchers – an essential reference for every bat enthusiast.

- Allows identification of families, genera and where possible species of all European bats
- Illustrated throughout with almost 700 colour photographs
- Packed with information on bat behaviour, ecology and conservation

About the Author


The three authors are keen bat enthusiasts and experts in their field.

Praise For…


“The information presented is largely accessible to anyone with an interest in bat biology, conservation and natural history.” —National Speleological Society

“The information presented is largely accessible to anyone with an interest in bat biology, conservation and natural history.” —CHOICE magazine

Product Details
ISBN: 9781472963185
ISBN-10: 1472963180
Publisher: Bloomsbury Wildlife
Publication Date: August 25th, 2020
Pages: 400
Language: English
Series: Bloomsbury Naturalist