Ultrasonic bat detectors: a beginners' guide
UNSPECIFIED. (1998) Ultrasonic bat detectors: a beginners' guide. JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL EDUCATION, 32 (1). pp. 41-47. ISSN 0021-9266Full text not available from this repository.
This article explains that microchiropteran bats have evolved a system of echolocation based on ultrasound. Bats' echolocation calls can be rendered audible to humans using ultrasonic detectors. The principles of ultrasonic detection ore explained and the opportunities for fieldwork highlighted. Guidelines are offered on the best times and pieces to study flying bats and safety considerations. Species identification and roost location tips are given, and techniques for investigating aspects of ecology and behaviour ore outlined. The Appendix provides information on bat detector manufacturers and sources of advice on bats.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
|Journal or Publication Title:||JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL EDUCATION|
|Number of Pages:||7|
|Page Range:||pp. 41-47|
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