Bats of Britain and Europe

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Bats of Britain and Europe Author: Format: Paperback First Published: Published By: Bloomsbury Publishing Pages: 400 ISBN: 9781472963185 Categories: ,

A comprehensive guide to the 45 bat species that occur across Britain and Europe, based on recent taxonomic advances and newly described species over the last few years. The extensive introduction details the remarkable biology of bats and explores the latest findings in bat evolution and echolocation. In-depth species accounts cover life history, conservation status and identification.

Distribution maps and drawings accompany the text, and the book is illustrated with almost 700 breathtaking colour photographs. This unique reference is an authoritative field guide suitable for all bat enthusiasts, whether they are beginners, students, professionals or conservationists.

Weight1 kg
The information presented is largely accessible to anyone with an interest in bat biology, conservation and natural history. * National Speleological Society * The information presented is largely accessible to anyone with an interest in bat biology, conservation and natural history. * CHOICE magazine *

Author Biography

Christian Dietz is a teacher, author and committed bat expert. He is particularly interested in the ecology and systematics of bats in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, and makes regular trips throughout the Mediterranean and eastern Europe in search of them. His findings have made valuable contributions to bat conservation and our understanding of their diversity. Andreas Kiefer is a Research Associate at the University of Trier, Germany, with a long-standing interest in bat behaviour and phylogenetics. His research currently focuses on the impact of wind turbines on bats.