Publications on detector-based methods

Selected publications on detector-based methods used in bat research

Ahlén, I. 1981a. Field identification of bats and survey methods based on sounds. – Myotis, 18—19, 128—136.

Ahlén, I. 1981b. Identification of Scandinavian bats by their sounds. Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet, Department of wildlife Ecology, Uppsala, Report 6. 56 pp.

Ahlén, I. 1990. Identification of bats in flight. – Swedish Society for Conservation of Nature, and The Swedish Youth Association for Environmental Studies and Conservation, Stockholm, 50 pp.

Ahlén, I. 2004. Heterodyne and time expansion methods for identification of bats in the field and through sound analysis. Pp 72—79 in: Brigham, R.M., Kalko, E.K.V., Jones, G., Parsons, S., Limpens, H.J.G.A. (Eds.). Bat Echolocation Research – tools, techniques and analysis. Bat Conservation International, Austin, Texas, April 2002.

Ahlén, I. & Baagøe, H. 1999. Use of ultrasound detectors for bat studies in Europe – experiences from field identification, surveys and monitoring. – Acta Chiropterologica, 1, 137—150.
http://www.chiroptera.se/Ahlen/Hans%20B%20-%20Use%20of%20ultrasound%20detectors.pdf

Barataud, M. 2015. Acoustic ecology of European bats. Species Identification and Studies of Their Habitats and Foraging Behaviour. Biotope Editions, Mèze; National Museum of Natural History, Paris (collection Inventaires et biodiversité), 340 pp.

Boonman, M. 1996. Monitoring bats on their hunting grounds. – Myotis, 34, 17—25. 

De Wijs, W.J.R. 1999. Feasibility of monitoring bats on transects with ultrasound detectors. – Trav. sci. Mus. nat. hist. nat. Luxembourg, 31, 95—105. 

Gjerde, L. 1999. Methods and theories of monitoring bats in Norway. – Trav. sci. Mus. nat. hist. nat. Luxembourg, 31, 73—86. 

Jüdes, U. 1989. Analysis of the distribution of flying bats along line-transects. – In: Hanak, V., Horacek, I. & Gaisler, J. (eds.). European bat research 1987. Charles Univ. Press, Praha, 311—318. 

Kapteyn, K. 1993. Intraspecific variation in echolocation of vespertilionid bats, and its implications for identification. – Proceedings of the First European Bat Detector Workshop. (K. Kapteyn, ed.) Amsterdam: 45—57.

Keppart, V., Masing, M. & Lutsar, L. 2005. Nahkhiired Luual [Bats at Luua] Rmt.: Belials, V. (koost.) Luua Metsanduskool. Artiklid ja uurimused, 4. Luua, 77—88.

Limpens, H.J.G.A. 1993. Bat-detectors in a detailed bat survey: a method. – Proceedings of the First European Bat Detector Workshop (K. Kapteyn, ed.). Netherlands Bat Research Foundation. Amsterdam, 79—90. 

Limpens, H.J.G.A. & Roschen, A. 1995. Bestimmung der mitteleuropäischen Fledermausarten anhand ihrer Rufe. Begleitheft zur Lern- und Übungskassette. BAG Fledermausschutz im Naturschutzbund Deutschland e.V. (NABU). Berlin: 48 pp.

Masing, M. 1999. Experience of bat monitoring with bat detectors in Estonia. – Trav. sci. Mus. nat. hist. nat. Luxembourg, 31, 51—58. 

Masing, M. 2006. Nahkhiirte vaatlused rannikul seoses tuuleturbiinidega. [Observations of bats on the coast in connection with wind turbines] Rmt: Taastuvate energiaallikate uurimine ja kasutamine. (Toim. V. Tiit) Seitsmenda konverentsi kogumik. Tartu, Estonia, 95111. 

Masing, M. 2004a. Example of a bat sound study. – Eptesicus, navigation (www.hot.ee/eptesicus).

Masing, M. 2004b. Learning bat sounds. – Eptesicus, navigation (www.hot.ee/eptesicus).

Masing, M. 2008. The sonars of Plecotus auritus et al. (Chiroptera) – 7th Baltic Theriological Conference, Lepanina, Estonia, 1—5.10.2008. Abstracts, 54—56. 

Masing, M. 2009. Nahkhiirte inventuur parkides 2009. aasta suvel. Sicista Arenduskeskus MTÜ, Tartu, 40 lk. (Keskkonnamet) (Masing-2009-1130-nh-inventuur-2009.pdf)

Masing, M., Lutsar, L. & Lotman, K. 1998. Monitoring bats with bat detectors in Estonia. – Myotis, 36, 167—176. 

Masing, M., Lutsar, L. & Lotman, K. 2000. Monitoring bats (Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae) in summer habitats in Estonia, 1995—1999. – Folia Theriologica Estonica, 5, 118—130.

Masing, M., Lutsar, L. & Lotman, K. 2005. Line counting and point counting of foraging bats in Estonia, a comparison. – Le Rhinolophe, 17, 121—125.

Masing, M. & Möller, T. 2004. How long should point counting last? – Eptesicus, 3.

Masing, M. & Möller, T. 2004-2005. How long should point counting last? – Eptesicus, 3.

Masing, M. & Siivonen, Y. 2005. Driving home from Vilnius. – Eptesicus, 4. http://www.hot.ee/eptesicus/EP4.HTM

Pettersson Elektronik AB. 2000. Bat detectors. – Nietoperze, 1 (1). Wrocław, 97—98.

Pettersson Elektronik AB. 2000. Sound analysis software. – Nietoperze, 1 (1). Wrocław, 99—102.

Pettersson, L. 1993. Analysis of bat sounds for identification purposes. – Proceedings of the First European Bat Detector Workshop (K. Kapteyn, ed.). Netherlands Bat Research Foundation. Amsterdam, 37—44.

Pettersson, L. 2001. Analysis and recording of ultrasonic signals using computers. – Nietoperze, 2 (2). Wrocław, 213—219.

Skiba, R. 2003. Europäische Fledermäuse: Kennzeichen, Echoortung und Detektoranwendung. Die Neue Brehm-Bücherei, 648, 212 S.

Skiba, R. 2009. Europäische Fledermäuse: Kennzeichen, Echoortung und Detektoranwendung. VerlagsKG Wolf, 2. Ed, 220 S.


Walsh, A.L., Hutson, T.M. & Harris, S. 1993. UK volunteer bat groups and the British bats and habitats survey. – Proceedings of the First European Bat Detector Workshop (K. Kapteyn, ed.). Netherlands Bat Research Foundation. Amsterdam, 113—123.