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Bats about Bats, Whitford

Bats about Bats, Whitford

Thursday  31 May 

8.30pm to late 

Craig Dunton, Grey long-eared bat project officer from the Bat Conservation Trust leads a bat walk along the River Axe at Whitford. Introductory talk at Whitford Village Hall will focus on Grey long-eared bats, one of the UK's rarest mammals and the Back from the Brink project, which is working to save this threatened species from extinction. Followed by the walk with detectors along the river bank at dusk to spy on these marvellous flying mammals.                          https://naturebftb.co.uk/the-projects/grey-long-eared-bat/

No booking required



01404 310012, legacytolandscape@gmail.com

Parking at hall or  by river bridge

If parking by bridge, walk up to the village hall for the introductory talk (allow 7 mins)

Bring a torch

Whitford Village Hall EX13 7PH 

Grid Reference 258 956

River bridge Grid Reference 262 954


One of a series of events from The Legacy to Landscape project .An exciting new project celebrating the local landscape of the Colyton and Shute area. Events aim to reveal the rich heritage of this hidden landscape that has remained virtually unchanged for centuries. This project is supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund for more information about the project visit our Legacy to Landscape pages under our Conserve tab.

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