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Second course behind us

On Saturday we realized mist-netting of bats for people in Marianka village. Altogether 20 persons came to the old quarry where the nets were prepared for the action. Main aim was to catch the bat using of the net, however it was not easy mission. During the dusk we tried to see the biggest owl in Europe - the Eagle owl. We observed one owl some minutes later. It was sitting at the tree top at the edge of the quarry for some 10 minutes. 
We saw also flying bats around our heads, however we didn't catch any of them. Part of the group went to the water area inside the quarry. On this place we observed many of bats drinking the water during the flight. In the light of the torch they flew very low over the water surface. Bigger part of people went to home after this observation. There remained only few persons which were successful in their effort - we caught first and last bat at this event. Male of the Noctule bat (N. noctula) was very patient, so everybody could look at him. It wa…

Bat course in Marianka village

First bat course in Devin was very successful, many people obtained new information about the bat ecology and conservation. We continue in this trend, so the next event aimed on the bat trapping will be held in old quarry near Marianka village at 9th June.

Meeting point is localized at the bus stop (bus number 37) Marianka, námestie. We are going to wait for people here at 20:40. The trapping site is localized some 10 minutes from the bus stop.

Where bats will be trapped? Destination is the old quarry (bridlicolom) near the village, here is a water area where bats are going to drink. Also in the quarry there is a chance to see eagle owl and frogs. Coordinates of the site - 48.247961°   17.078748°.

If you need more information, please use the mobile phone +421 910 971 960 or email vladimir.nemcek@gmail.com.

Details about the event are here - https://www.facebook.com/events/224030355068905/

This event is a part of the Visegrad fund project - Bats and people in the Danube region.