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rooster

entire, sexually mature, male fowl, more than about 5 months old.
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After a few years of carrying out these surveys we only found small numbers of bats roosting in our buildings, so we applied for funding to be able to radio tag and track bats back to their roosts, with the aim of identifying where they were all coming from.
The lesser horseshoe bat roost is in the attic of Nantclwyd y Dre.
The bird's signal disappeared from the roost location within 30 mins.
Where possible, surveys were conducted at or near level to the crown of palms in order to get a better visual on the emergence of the bat from its roost by accessing hillsides near palms.
Today, they are more likely to be found in urban areas where they nest and roost in chimneys and other manmade structures.
y "We'reW hoping that the cave will provide a useful roost site for the bats, who use the canal to forage for food and make their home in the surrounding countryside.
w Mr Crompton rsaid the meadow o is directlr yl alongside one of the hotspots and he is nowo inven stigating whether theye roost at the site.
If this was a maternity roost it could be very important - there may have been baby bats inside who will have been wiped out.
Tom Kunz, a professor of biology at Boston University and director of the Center for Ecology and Conservation Biology, said the roosts at Moore State Park provide spaces for the bats to keep warm during the winter, so that less energy is used for survival and more can be used to bear and care for offspring.
The most frequent purpose of collecting these samples is to examine the diet of bats within the roost (Whitaker 1988).
Our observations suggest that culverts may be important roost structures for multiple bat species in this region however, a large scale survey is required to better understand culvert importance.