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Bats, Bats & More Bats ... What a Night!

112 people fronted up to our 'Bat Night' led by Lindy Lumsden and Paul Gray.

Setting up a Harp trap with 112 people in the middle of Gap Road in the moonlight.

Harp trap is placed in a 'flight path' opposite the Riddells Creek Winery.

A walk in the bush led us to the first catch - a beautiful and tiny Forest Bat (4g - the weight of a 20c piece).

For those who managed to stay for the final trip out (about 11pm), the reward was a Lesser Long-eared Bat.

Lesser long-eared bat wing showing elbow, forearm and finger digits.

Thanks to all who turned up to what was a memorable, informative and fun evening.