DECEMBER 24 2020 – ‘WHISPERING’ BATS ON THE BRINK OF EXTINCTION

BACK FROM THE BRINK

The projects – Back From The Brink (naturebftb.co.uk)

Rare photos reveal UK’s disappearing ‘whispering’ bats

Fewer than 10 known bat maternity roosts housing the species, all in southern England, remain.

U.K.’s disappearing gray big-eared bats revealed in rare photos (nationalgeographic.com)

As meadows vanish, so too do gray big-eared [‘whispering’] bats – a species so elusive that few photographs of it exist.