To: "John Gamblin" <>, "Birding-Aus" <>
Subject: bats
From: "Judie Peet" <>
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2001 15:00:55 +1100
Hi Everyone,

John Gamblin wrote:
I wonder if the bat numbers boom relates to times
ahead for Oz? slinks away head down. Seriously what is
causing the numbers boom? food oversupply?

My impression was that it's not so much a case of bat numbers being higher
overall, as that bats are congregating in large numbers in places that are
not acceptable to people as bat roosts. Maybe because their regular roosts
are gone or modified by people so that they are not suitable roosts anymore?

Can someone who knows about such things let us know please?

Judie Peet, Dubbo
(The only thing certain about bird, and bat, watching is that nothing's

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