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Video: Surveying a bat maternity roost - At a distance

Collecting visual evidence of bats at roost entrances

Aim Recording bats and their behaviour around roost entrances can be extremely useful for a number of reasons: as evidence to present to a client, to demonstrate or test for a change in behaviour during or after mitigation, and as a back-up system to record the presence of the quieter bats like the brown long-eared. […]

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Video: Overview of a Dino-Lite digital microscope

Micro photography with the Dino-Lite digital microscope

A digital USB microscope is a fantastic way to view and capture images of specimens and has many applications in the classroom, laboratory or at home. The Dino-Lite range of USB microscopes provides a large variety of models ranging from affordable microscopes for the amateur user to extremely high resolution, feature-packed options designed for the […]

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Unboxing the new AnaBat Express bat detector

Introducing the new AnaBat Express bat detector from Titley Scientific. Watch the unboxing video below, and read on for our quick guide to the key functionality. AnaBat Express overview Weatherproof bat detector for passive recording Programmable recording schedule Compact and discreet design Integrated GPS receiver One-touch unit configuration     Monitoring with the AnaBat Express The AnaBat Express Bat […]

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Nick Baker on Birdfair, and the delights of the NHBS stand

It’s that time of the year again –  just like Christmas this little corner of the calendar is sacred, the Birdfair is my annual catch up with the people that circulate in the world of wildlife and wildlife conservation. It’s a time to catch up with old friends and make new ones, as well as […]

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Dormouse Nest Tubes – fast, secure placement

How have we improved our dormouse nest tubes? We have just released a new and improved model of the dormouse nest tube. What’s different? Well, we have tried to tackle two of the most frequently encountered problems with setting up dormouse nest tubes. (1) It can be tricky to attach them securely to a branch […]

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NHBS at Birdfair 2012: our biggest Birdfair yet

This year we are gearing up for our biggest Birdfair yet! NHBS has a bigger and better stand this year featuring a new workshop area with a full schedule of events all weekend. Come along to find out more about ultrasound bat detecting, pond-dipping, wildlife photography and more. And join us in the main Birdfair […]

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Getting started with the SM2BAT+ bat detector

The Wildlife Acoustics Song Meter SM2BAT+ is a passive ultrasound recorder that can be left out in the field for long periods of time to record ultrasound at frequencies of up to 192 kHz. The SM2BAT+ comes packaged in a plain green weatherproof box making it easy to position discretely without the need for expensive […]

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New: Carwardine’s Ultimate Wildlife Experiences – plus great backlist special offer

‘Ultimate Wildlife Experiences’ is the new book from Mark Carwardine: zoologist, conservationist, award-winning writer, TV and radio presenter, widely published wildlife photographer, best-selling author and columnist and wildlife tour leader. Carwardine’s last account of world wildlife travel – 2009’s Last Chance to See: In the Footsteps of Douglas Adams – found him teaming up with Stephen […]

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NHBS Batalogue 2012

The NHBS Batalogue 2012 – available now

The Batalogue is our annual catalogue of bat detectors and accessories for bat work and bat groups. There are hundreds of products and accessories to choose from, along with detailed specifications and comparison charts. How to get the Batalogue Option #1  Browse the Batalogue online Option #2 Call (+44 (0) 1803 865913), or email us, […]

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Save 35% on ten natural history classics from Johns Hopkins UP this June

Always setting a high standard for scientific publishing, Johns Hopkins University Press titles span the range of our natural history subject areas providing solid high-quality research from top academics. These ten books from JHUP have been – and continue to be – bestsellers at NHBS, and they are all on special offer at 35% off […]

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