British Bat Calls - A Guide to Species Identification

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Practical book for researchers, surveyors, and amateurs.

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This guide is ideal for you if you want the latest information on bat echolocation and social calls, and identification using ultrasonic ‘bat detectors’ and sound analysis software.

Readership level:

Ecologists, Bat Workers, Bat Groups, Students

The book covers:

  • the properties of sound
  • how bats use sound
  • bat detectors and recording devices
  • analysis software, call analysis, and sonograms
  • species-specific information on:
    • distribution and habitat
    • emergence times
    • flight and foraging behaviour
    • echolocation calls
    • parameters for measurements
    • social calls

Table of contents:
1. Introduction
2. Bats and sound: Properties of sound; Signal acquisition; Representing and describing sound; How bats use sound
3. Equipment: Bat detectors; Recording sound
4. Call analysis: Sound analysis software; Automatic recognition software; Using sound analysis software; Measuring call parameters; AnalookW; Common analysis problems
5. Species echolocation guide
6. Species identification
Bibliography
Index

About the Author
Jon Russ has been interested in bats since 1994 and is now the Director of Ridgeway Ecology, a specialist bat consultancy, and has worked on many projects around the world. He has worked for a number of years for the Bat Conservation Trust coordinating the iBats project in the UK and Eastern Europe. After nearly twenty years of involvement in bat research and conservation around the world, he continues to be fascinated by these remarkable mammals.

Bibliographic Information:
Published: 02 July 2012
Number of pages: 204
Number of colour illustrations: 211
Dimensions (mm): 234 x 156
Weight (g): 460
ISBN9781907807251

 

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