Bats of Britain and Europe

Sammenfattende håndbok som presenterer alle 45 flaggermusarter som finnes i Europa. Boka er oppdatert med nye taksonomiske funn og nye artsbeskrivelse fra de senere årene. Detaljert artsgjennomgang.

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Varenummer: 830004 Kategori:
Utgivelsesår: 2018-09
Antall sider: 400
Fotos – illustrasjoner: 700 fargefotos, illustrasjoner, kart
Innbinding: Innbundet
ISBN: 9781472963185
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Bloomsbury Naturalist guides
Forlag: Bloomsbury Publishing
Forfatter: Christian Dietz, Andreas Kiefer, Wolfgang Lang

– 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

By: Christian Dietz (Author), Andreas Kiefer (Author), Wolfgang Lang (Illustrator), Peter HC Lina (Translated by), Anthony M Hutson (Translated by), Eckhard Grimmberger (Preface By)

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 Bats of Britain and Europe 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.

Bats – the mystery beings 10
Bat roosts 54
Tracking bats 80
Detecting bats 100

Identification of bats 128
Identification of bat hair from faecal samples 134
Species identification of hibernating bats 144
Species identification of an animal in the hand 156
Identification key of European bats in the hand 164
Detailed identification key to European bats – Part 1: bat families 170
Identification key to European bats – Part 2: horseshoe bats 172
Identification key to European bats – Part 3: bent-winged bats 174
Identification key to European bats – Part 4: vesper or plain-nosed bats 175

The bat species 200
Introduction to the species accounts 202
Fruit bats Pteropodidae 206
Horseshoe bats Rhinolophidae 210
Vesper or plain-nosed bats Vespertilionidae 232
Bent-winged bats Miniopteridae 380
Free-tailed bats Molossidae 382

Glossary 387
Bibliography 389
Index 394