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Colin Glen Forest Park Bat Night

Date: Tuesday 24th  Oct –

Time: 8:30pm – 10:30pm

Venue: Colin Glen Forest Park

The forest park ranger will lead evening walks in the park on the hunt for our nocturnal flying friends.  Come and try your hand at bat detecting and discover how the park comes to life after dark as these little acrobats flit and soar through the trees. Using bat detectors to help locate the bats in the fading light, participants will try and seek out the smallest species of bat found in Britain and Ireland – at less than two inches tall and only an eight-inch wingspan, these nocturnal creatures are best studied at dusk. So join us in the search for the elusive and protected Pipistrelle bat. And there’s more!  Prior to the walk, there will be a range of crafts and games for the kids as we wait for the sun to go down.  There will also be a short presentation about these unique mammals.

So, come join in the fun.  Please wear appropriate shoes and clothing for an evening walk.  We also advise participants to bring their own flashlight! Book Here