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.
Softback 400 pp, approx. 700 col photos, col & b/w illustrations, col distribution maps
Dietx, C & Kiefer A., Bloomsbury 2016