Pest control service provided by bats in Mediterranean rice paddies: linking agroecosystems structure to ecological functions - ScienceDirect https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1616504715000348
#IBRC2019 BATS TRACK MOSQUITO POPULATIONS IN RICE PADDIES: Potential Impact on Human Health
Available poster 🙂
#bats #pestcontrol #conservation #Catalonia #agriculture
@BatConIntl @_BCT_ @BatConservIre @BatSulawesi @batconafrica @BatConservancy @BatConservation @WildlifeAcoust
#IBRC2019 one single bat protect 723mg of rice in paddies of Thailand. And there are millions of them around...
Effect of water management on bat activity in rice paddies https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10333-020-00811-w #bats
Quantifying ecological and economic value of pest control services provided by bats in a vineyard landscape of central Chile - ScienceDirect https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0167880920302486
Contribution of #birds to pest control ➕ and ➖. Need to do the same review for #bats @batstothefuture https://twitter.com/DSKarp/status/1282848440985071616
Check out this fantastic review of the impact of birds in agro-ecosystems, led by the great Karina Garcia and just out in the Journal of Integrated Pest Management!
Celebrate National Meadows Day this Sat 4th July https://buff.ly/2Zuk0zo. Wildflower meadows are fantastic habitats for insects providing food for bats. They look amazing too! @DevonWildlife @Buzz_dont_tweet
Possibly the cutest bats 🦇💕 https://twitter.com/OccasionalBat/status/1278271126045630464
Honduran white bats are about the size of a golf ball. These tiny creatures love to snuggle together like peas in a pod in leaf tents. Polygamous, each little colony houses up to six females and one male.
Third call for global bat #Conservation #Collaboration! If you have bat community data for cave bats and see if you can contribute to this global database initiative, please check from here https://bit.ly/31Ht9aV
#Bats are very important #pollinators in tropical and #desert #climates. Most flower-visiting bats are found in #Africa, Southeast #Asia, and the Pacific #Islands 🦇❤
#chiroptera #bat #rainforest #fruits #seeds
"Unless there is intervention and fast, its population is forecast to decline by 90 per cent over the next 30 or so years."... ⌛let's play 💚 https://twitter.com/NZBCT/status/1277542147441356800
Long-tailed bats have set up home near Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre in the Wairarapa / Mount Bruce 🦇 #nzbats #pekapeka
Yayy!! Our study on how the SDGs can mask nature destruction is out on @naturesustainab! @lromancarrasco @cyclonewatson
The paper can be accessed here: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41893-020-0555-0