Australasian Bat Night – Watch the Bats Fly out social evening on Friday 14th March, Turrella Reserve, 6.30-8 pm

Join us for the Society’s Australasian Bat Night event on Friday 14th March, at Turrella Reserve, Turrella from 6-30 – 8 pm. Watch one of the great natural phenomenons, as thousands of Grey-headed Flying foxes leave their camp and fly out in search of food. It is a great urban David Attenborough wildlife experience.

 

Enter Turrella Reserve from Finlays Ave. Earlwood, or Henderson St. Turrella.

 

Bring a blanket or a seat (we’ll also have some spare groundsheets), a picnic dinner or a snack, something to drink, insect repellant, and maybe a torch. The Flying-foxes will provide the show.

 

Make sure you come early enough to view the camp from Dragon Rock, next to the creek. They may even be dipping into the creek – www.youtube.com/profile?user=possm1#p/u/0/d_j5aDaykGk

There will be WCPS bat counters and WIRES bat carers present to answer any questions

More information about Grey-headed Flying-foxes can be elsewhere on our website

www.wollicreek.org.au/plants_animals/flying_foxes

More information about Australasian bat Night can be found here

http://ausbats.org.au/#/australasian-bat-night-2014/4581984807


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