Archives For Fiordland Bat Diaries

Local rangers in Fiordland undertake short-tailed bat monitoring in order to protect and learn more about these special, little native critters. But sometimes they are not the only little critter on show…. The New Zealand bat fly is a wingless fly that lives alongside short tailed bats and is a creature of nightmares for some.

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With two species of native bat living in Fiordland local rangers undertake monitoring in order to protect and learn more about these special little critters. In part four we join the team just before Christmas, catching up and reviewing the monitoring footage.

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Native bats are something few New Zealander’s know exist, let alone have ever seen. With two species living in Fiordland local rangers undertake monitoring in order to protect and learn more about these special little critters.

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