Kōrero: South Canterbury region

Monitoring long-tailed bats

Monitoring long-tailed bats

In 2006 a group of volunteers undertook a survey of South Canterbury’s long-tailed bats, catching them in traps and tagging them with transmitters. Their movements were then tracked, providing information on numbers and habitats. Ongoing monitoring will identify population trends and threats.

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Department of Conservation
Photograph by Colin O'Donnell

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Wilson, 'South Canterbury region - Climate, vegetation and wildlife', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11321/monitoring-long-tailed-bats (accessed 19 January 2022)

He kōrero nā John Wilson, updated 1 Feb 2017