Bats calls can broadly be separated into echolocation calls and bat social calls. Bat echolocation calls are used for navigation and foraging, whereas social calls are used to communicate to each other. The social calls of bats is an area of current research.
The Bat Social Calls Evening Course will provide an introduction to bat social calls – why bats use social calls, different types of social calls, and identification of bats based on social calls. There will then a chance to try out your identification skills looking at bat social calls using a examples from a range of sound analysis software (Bat Explorer, Bat Sound and AnalookW). This course will be run by our expert, Erika Dahlberg.
- The course costs £10 per person inclusive of VAT.
- All attendees will be issued with a certificate of attendance.
- The course will run from 6.00pm until 8.00pm.
- The course will be held at Acer Ecology’s office in Cardiff Bay.
Contact us on 029 2065 0331 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to enrol.
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