The Bat House Builder s Handbook

Author: Merlin D. Tuttle
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0974237914
Release Date: 2005-03-01
Genre: Nature

Since 1994, this handbook has been the definitive source for bat house information. This new edition updates the original bat house plans and includes a new "rocket box" design, along with mounting suggestions, tips for experimentation, and more.

America s Neighborhood Bats

Author: Merlin D. Tuttle
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 9780292792500
Release Date: 2010-03-01
Genre: Nature

Since its first publication in 1988, America's Neighborhood Bats has changed the way we look at bats by underscoring their harmless and beneficial nature. In this second revised edition, Merlin Tuttle offers bat aficionados the most up-to-date bat facts, including a wealth of new information on bat house design and current threats to bat survival.

Bat Evolution Ecology and Conservation

Author: Rick A. Adams
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781461473978
Release Date: 2013-09-05
Genre: Science

Recent advances in the study of bats have changed the way we understand this illusive group of mammals. This volume consist of 25 chapters and 57 authors from around the globe all writing on the most recent finding on the evolution, ecology and conservation of bats. The chapters in this book are not intended to be exhaustive literature reviews, but instead extended manuscripts that bring new and fresh perspectives. Many chapters consist of previously unpublished data and are repetitive of new insights and understanding in bat evolution, ecology and conservation. All chapters were peer-reviewed and revised by the authors. Many of the chapters are multi-authored to provide comprehensive and authoritative coverage of the topics.

The bat house builder s handbook

Author: Merlin D. Tuttle
Publisher: Univ of Texas Pr
ISBN: WISC:89053482501
Release Date: 1993
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

The definitive source for bat house information. Based on research conducted by BCI, it contains the results from the first-of-its-kind study on bat house occupancy. Includes plans, mounting suggestions, tips for experimentation, research findings, frequently asked bat house questions, and information about bats most likely to use bat houses.

The Natural History of Canadian Mammals

Author: Donna Naughton
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 9781442644830
Release Date: 2012
Genre: History

"The selection of species to include in this book was based on two principles: 1. Those that in recent times had a viable, naturally occurring wild population in Canada, its continental islands, or in the marine waters of its continental shelf ... [and] 2. Species introduced into Canada by humans"--P. xiv.

Bats of Southern Africa

Author: Peter John Taylor
Publisher: University of Kwazulu Natal Press
ISBN: STANFORD:36105110487324
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Nature

Public appreciation of the ecological value and remarkable biological adaptations of bats is rapidly changing. Bat-watching is one of the world's fastest growing specialist wildlife interests, and bat conservation groups have sprung up all over the world. This book was written to raise public awareness of bats in southern Africa, and to dispel some popular myths about them. It provides the prospective bat-watcher with both an authoritative species identification guide and a practical handbook. Bats of Southern Africa contains species accounts for all the region's 74 species of bats, with descriptions and diagnostic features as well as information on habitat, social and roosting habits, diet, reproduction, echolocation call, distribution and conservation status. Superb photographs by world bat expert Dr. Merlin D. Tuttle and illustrations by Christeen Grant are supplemented by distribution maps and sonograms of ultrasound echolocation.