Introduction to Flying-foxes & Microbats 29/06/24

  • June 29, 2024 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
  • Fauna Rescue Headquarters

    24 Gaelic Avenue
    Holden Hill, South Australia 5088
Ticket Price (AUD) Free Register Now
Description

Fauna Rescue Flying-fox & Microbat Team are holding a Bat Information Day for those who are either interested in joining our team or if you would just like to find out more about these wonderful animals.

The presentations will cover:

Flying-foxes - Linda Collins

  • The role of the Flying-fox in the Australian landscape.
  • Rapid decline in numbers. Why?
  • Why are Flying-foxes in South Australia?
  • Colony social dynamics and reproduction
  • Overview of differences between Flying-foxes & Microbats

Microbats - Terry Reardon

  • Species found in South Australia
  • Identification
  • Habitat
  • Echolocation

How can you help:

Flying-foxes : Caring for orphaned young. What does it entail? 

    Rescuing injured/sick animals. What does it entail?

    Attending Flying-fox fly-out counts

    Attending Heat Stress Events (HSE)

Microbats :      Rescuing, What does it entail?

                          Caring, What does it entail?

If you are interested in joining the team there will be an opportunity, after the presentations, to attend a session where you can meet members of the team and ask any questions you may have regarding the roles and requirements of being a Fauna Rescue Bat Team member, both as a vaccinated (Rabies) and non-vaccinated member.

TICKETS COST:   Free of charge 

Tea and coffee available.

*Please bring your own lunch*

Date & Time

Sat, Jun 29, 2024 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

Venue Details

Fauna Rescue Headquarters

24 Gaelic Avenue
Holden Hill, South Australia 5088 Fauna Rescue Headquarters
Fauna Rescue SA
Fauna Rescue of SA Inc is a not for profit organisation made up entirely of volunteers working from their own homes to rescue, rehabilitate and release Australia's native wildlife. We receive no government funding and must raise our funds through public donation and fundraising events.