WALK: Bat walk along the River Crane with FORCE

When:
28th August 2019 @ 7:45 pm – 9:30 pm
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Where:
Meet at The cafe pavilion at Kneller Gardens, off Mereway Road
Twickenham TW2 6PH
UK
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Jane Satchwell

Join Friends of the River Crane Environment (FORCE) this evening in the search for bats along the River Crane and to discover these fascinating nocturnal animals. The evening will start with a short introductory talk by Philip Briggs about bats and the species you might encounter – at least nine bat species occur in Richmond upon Thames. This will be followed by a leisurely walk along the River Crane & Duke of Northumberland’s River looking for bats and listening to their calls on bat detectors.  Come and see the aerial acrobatics of pipistrelles which feed regularly along the river, and maybe even see a Daubenton’s bat skimming low over the water.

Equipment is provided but please wear sturdy footwear, bring an extra layer and waterproofs in case the weather turns cold or wet in the evening, and bring along a torch as it will be dark at the end of the walk. This is a free walk but booking is essential.

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