Aww poor likkle fing!!!

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  1. Munchie

    Munchie Funster Life Member

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    Found on our mat last night. Seemed to be stunned tho I have never heard of a bat crashing into anything.
    As you can see from second piccie it is beginning to raise it's head.
    A few minutes later it was gone.
    A Pipistrelle I think. :Smile:
     

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    Ken, it's name is Dracular.....not poor likkle fing:Eeek::Doh::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    Hey Ken I bet it has been into your red falling down water.

    Steph told me you are like that most nights if she does no hide it :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    When you say a few minutes later it was gone ......what did it taste like?:Laughing:
     
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    ah a lesser horseshoe bat by the look of it. they do get disorientated and crash into things if their sonar type hearing is not working right. just leave it alone and it will soon be on its way. these bats tend to rely on fixed features like hegerows for their regular routes so keep an eye open around dusk in the same area and you will possibly see more

    funny enough though, its illegal to disturb bats in the uk, but dont think the same rules apply on the continent
     
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    Munchie Funster Life Member

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    Thanks for that, we could not see it's face clearly and did not want to frighten it so left it be.
    Is the Pipistrelle smaller yet then?

    BTW yes we see em flying every evening at dusk.
     
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    Funny you should post this , Ralph and I were in the garden last night. We had been out for a meal and as it was such a lovely warm evening , we decided to share a nice bottle of wine when we got back .
    We were laid on the sunbeds chatting and looking up to the skies , and there were lots of bats flying around.
    More than usual. I wonder if its their mating season ?
     
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    You find them in the most unexpected places....

    at our scottish cottage one weekend and lifted down a large ceramic water jug of a kitchen shelf....one dead bat inside :Eeek:

    never did work out how it even got in the kitchen, let alone into the jug :Doh:
     
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    All bats (and rats) in Spain are claimed to carry Rabies so I definitely wouldn't touch one! :Wink:
     
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    :Rofl1:

    Try the food Thread you did say it was
    A PIE PISTRELLE>:Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    No, its the cricket season :Rofl1:
     
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    the same status as Itinerants then :Rofl1:
     
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    Good advice - and not only in UK. A year or two ago we had a local bat 'expert' who died after being bitten by a rabid bat. (Most people who work with bats are routinely vaccinated against rabies, sadly, this guy wasn't)
     
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    looks like a small black chicken
     

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