Bat-work carried out in European towns and elsewhere


Czech Republic

Prague, August 2010 (Matti Masing). Learning bats using detectors.

South Moravia, August 2010 (Matti Masing). Learning bats using detectors.

Točnik near Prague, August 2010 (Matti Masing). Learning bats using detectors.


Estonia

Detector-based bat surveys in Estonian manor parks (2008-2009, Matti Masing & Hille Tammela-Ring). About one hundred parks were studied during two seasons.

Detector-based bat surveys in upper waters of Põltsamaa River (2007-2009, Matti Masing). A preliminary study carried out in manor parks and forests.

Estonia, different towns and other places -->

Annual bat counts carried out in the framework of bat monitoring scheme under NEMP, since 1994
(detector-based bat counts using LC and PC methods): Kuressaare, Loode, Matsalu, Penijõe, Jõgeva, Tooma, Räpina and Värska. Since 2016 the following 4 monitoring sites were added to the above-mentioned 8 sites: Haapsalu, Tõstamaa, Alatskivi and Võru. (Matti Masing, Lauri Lutsar & Kaja Lotman)

Haapsalu, occasional detector-based and underground bat surveys between 1975 and 2015 (Matti Masing & Lauri Lutsar). April-November 2012: Protected animal species (including amphibians, reptiles and bats) in Haapsalu region, Estonia (Matti Masing). Since 2016, regular detector-based bat counts in the framework of Estonia's National Environment Monitoring Programme (NEMP).

Jõgeva, since 1994, regular detector-based bat counts in the framework of Estonia's National Environment Monitoring Programme (NEMP) (Matti Masing & Vello Keppart).

Kuressaare, occasional detector-based and underground bat surveys between 1992 and 1995 (Matti Masing). Since 1996, regular detector-based bat counts in the framework of Estonia's National Environment Monitoring Programme (NEMP). Detector-based bat surveys of IBS (interest-based science) since 1992.

Põltsamaa, summer 2005 (Matti Masing & Vello Keppart). A preliminary study to prepare for a bat survey.

Tallinn, occasional detector-based bat surveys between 1994 and 2010 (Matti Masing & Lauri Lutsar). Bat surveys connected with area planning, since 2011. Detector-based bat surveys of IBS (interest-based science) since 1994.

Tartu, all year round 1993-2009 (Matti Masing & Lauri Lutsar). A preliminary study to prepare for a bat survey. Occasional bat counts after 2009. In 2007, in-depth research into bats living in this town (an event of IBS, interest-based science).

Valga, occasional detector-based bat surveys between 2004 and 2015 (Matti Masing, Yrjö Siivonen & Terhi Wermundsen). In 2017, in-depth research into bats living in this town (an event of IBS, interest-based science).

Võru, occasional detector-based bat surveys between 2003 and 2015 (Matti Masing & Karri Kuitunen). Since 2016, regular detector-based bat counts in the framework of Estonia's National Environment Monitoring Programme (NEMP). In 2017, in-depth research into bats living in this town (an event of IBS, interest-based science).

(More towns have been studied in Estonia, information on them is available upon request.)


Finland

Espoo, June-September 2016 (Matti Masing). Detector-based bat counts at Högnäs and South Bodom.

Espoo, June-September 2016 (Matti Masing). Detector-based bat counts at Järvenperä Park.

Helsinki, summer 2003 (Yrjö Siivonen). A study presented to scientific and local communities. (Siivonen, Y. 2004. The bat species and important bat areas in Helsinki in 2003. Summary.)

Helsinki, July 2011 (Matti Masing & Terhi Wermundsen). A preliminary study to prepare for a detector-based bat survey.

Helsinki, August 2013 (Matti Masing & Petri Asikainen). A detector-based bat survey at Stansvik.

Helsinki, June-July 2016 (Matti Masing & Petri Asikainen). Detector-based bat counts at Malmi Airport and in Vallisaari. 

Järvenpää, summer 2001 (Yrjö Siivonen). The first bat survey for land use planning in Finland. (Siivonen, 2001)

Lappeenranta, Virojoki, Virolahti, August 2013 (Karri Kuitunen & Matti Masing). A detector-based bat survey.

Porvoo, July 2011 (Matti Masing). A preliminary study to prepare for a detector-based bat survey.

(More towns have been studied in Finland, information on them is available upon request.)


Hungary

Budapest, May 2007 and August 2008 (Matti Masing). A detector-based bat survey to be presented to scientific and local communities.

Balatonfüred and Tihany, both by Lake Balaton, September 2013 (Matti Masing). Learning bats using detectors.

Felsötarkany, August 2008 (Matti Masing). Learning bats using detectors.


Italy

Lake Maggiore area: Fondotoce, Laveno, Laveno-Cerro, Verbania. September 2013 (project LENA, Matti Masing). Learning bats using detectors.

Ostia, September 2013 (project LENA, Matti Masing). Learning bats using detectors.

Rome, September 2013 (project LENA, Matti Masing). Learning bats using detectors.

Sarnico, September 2013 (project LENA, Matti Masing). Learning bats using detectors.


Latvia

Northern Latvia, August 2016 (Matti Masing & Petri Asikainen). A detector-based bat survey.
Northern Latvia, August 2017 (Matti Masing & Tiit Piiskoppel). A detector-based bat survey.
Ventspils, August 2006 (Matti Masing). A detector-based bat survey.


Lithuania

Biržai, August 2004 (Matti Masing, Yrjö Siivonen & Terhi Wermundsen). Learning bats using detectors.

Kaunas, January 1979 (Matti Masing & Inara Buša). A study presented to the scientific community. (Masing, M. & Buša, I. 1983. [On the hibernation of bats in the South Baltic area]. – Soobshcheniya Pribaltijskoj komissii po izucheniyu migracii ptic, 16, 102-114.)

Kaunas, February1980 (Matti Masing). A study presented to the scientific community. (Masing, M. 1984. [Materials on the bat fauna (Chiroptera) of the South Baltic area]. – Loodusevaatlusi 1981, 1, 110-120.)

Kaunas, January 2007 (Matti Masing, Kazimieras Baranauskas, Yrjö Siivonen & Terhi Wermundsen). A study presented to the scientific community. (Masing, M., Baranauskas, K., Siivonen, Y. & Wermundsen, T. 2009. Bats hibernating in Kaunas Fortress, Lithuania. Estonian Journal of Ecology, 58(3): 192-204.)

Labanoras, May 2016 (Matti Masing). A detector-based bat survey in the framework of  Species Rally.

Trakai, August 2004-2006 (Matti Masing & Kazimieras Baranauskas). A detector-based bat survey to be presented to scientific and local communities.

Vilnius, May-August 2004-2010 (Matti Masing & Kazimieras Baranauskas). A detector-based bat study presented to the scientific community. (Masing, M. & Baranauskas, K. 2011b. Monitoring bats in Vilnius during spring and summer. 12th European Bat Research Symposium. Vilnius, 22-26 August 2011, poster presentation, 7 pp.)

Vilnius, May 2016 (Matti Masing & Kazimieras Baranauskas). Detector-based counts at bat monitoring sites in Vilnius.


Luxembourg

Luxembourg City, May 2006 (Matti Masing). A detector-based bat survey to be presented to scientific and local communities.


Norway

Oslo, July 2008 and 2009 (Matti Masing). A detector-based bat survey to be presented to scientific and local communities.


Poland

Mikolajki, August 2004 (Matti Masing, Yrjö Siivonen & Terhi Wermundsen). A detector-based bat survey to be presented to the scientific community.


Romania

Bistrita, September 2013 (project LENA, Matti Masing). A detector-based bat survey.


Russia

Pskov, August 2006 (Matti Masing, Dmitriy Chistyakov & Svetlana Bogdarina). A detector-based bat survey to be presented to scientific and local communities.


Spain

Blanes, October 2016 (Matti Masing). Learning bats using detectors.

Canary Islands: Gran Canaria, February, 2014 (Matti Masing). Learning bats using detectors.

Canary Islands: La Gomera, December 2010 (Matti Masing). Learning bats using detectors.

Canary Islands: Tenerife, Bajamar, January 2012 (Matti Masing & Rubén Barone Tosco). Learning bats using detectors.

Canary Islands: Tenerife, Puerto de la Cruz, January 2016 (Matti Masing). Learning bats using detectors.

Lloret de Mar, April 2016 (Matti Masing). Learning bats using detectors.

Platya d'Aro, October 2016 (Matti Masing). Learning bats using detectors.


Sweden

Lund, November 2009 (Matti Masing). A detector-based bat survey to be presented to scientific and local communities.