This tower serves as compensation for bat roosts that were removed in the renewal of the N18 road between Enschede and Varsseveld in the eastern part of the Netherlands. It functions as a breeding and winter stay for the common […]
3.2 Sugarloaf Key bat tower
The Sugarloaf Key Bat Tower in Florida is also known as the Perky Bat Tower. Richter Clyde Perky was a project developer in the US in the beginning of the last century. He was looking for a way to make […]
3.2 Bat-friendly lighting / hop-over for bats
Principle of a hop-over for bats: taller vegetation provides the right shelter for a safe crossing. The amber-coloured light is less disruptive to bats than standard lighting.
A change of function for buildings that have become obsolete is no exception nowadays. But reuse of a residential building as a flat for bats is unique. The German town of Meiningen was home to a colony of approximately six […]
3.2 Bat Bridge
The Vlotwateringbrug, popularly called the ‘bat bridge’, is part of the Poelzone, a new green recreational corridor with nature-friendly banks and spawning grounds for fish. Because the bridge is located on the flight path of different bat species, it was […]