"Ground-level artificial lights disrupt bird migration" - Article from EurekAlert.org
It's not just lights on skyscrapers that can impact migrating birds--new research in The Condor: Ornithological Applications demonstrates that even ground-level artificial lights can affect birds passing overhead at night.
Scientist Rob Mies shares bat facts and the importance of protecting the animal
Rob Mies from the Organization for Bat Conservation returns to the WGN Morning News to discuss the importance of protecting the animal.
"Pacific Grove Students Hear What Bats Have To Say" - Article from the Monterey Herald
One day last summer, just before sundown, a troop of biologists knelt around some oversized lunchboxes in a grove of Monterey pines more than 50 feet tall. Inside the boxes lay masses of looping cables and highly sensitive audio recorders, which the young researchers hurried to untangle. They were hunting for bats, but they weren’t allowed to stay past dark.
"Biologists Study Rare Bat Roost Discovered In Immokalee" – Article from WGCU.org Radio
Scientists are trying to learn more about a rare bat roost recently discovered in Immokalee. It’s rare because it belongs to the endangered bonneted bat, and it’s only the second of its kind in South Florida. U.S. Fish and Wildlife biologists journey into the Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge to regularly monitor the bats.
"Maine public monitors bats with mobile devices" – Article from Bangor Daily News
We may not be able to hear or see them, but bats are all around us. During the summer, they take to the sky at night, flying through Maine neighborhoods and forests, across lakes and fields, snatching up insects. During the winter, they gather in caves to hibernate or migrate south to warmer climates.