Excellent general book on bats, now updated and reprinted, and part of the well known Whittet Books series on British wildlife. Very readable, with witty cartoons, humorous anecdotes and packed with information on bat biology and habits.
|The Bats of Britain and Ireland
Details echolocation calls, sound analysis and species identification. Includes diagrams of flight paths, sonograms of bat sounds and an introduction to the world of sound.
Currently out of print, but available in PDF format from Alana Ecology.
|The Bat Workers' Manual
The Joint Nature Conservation Committee
The long-awaited second edition of this classic manual detailing survey and monitoring techniques, health and safety, the law, the catching, handling and examination of bats in the field, Bat Group roles, public relations, timber treatment, artificial roosts, conservation etc. An invaluable resource for the bat worker.
|The Bats of Europe and North America
Wilfried Schober & Eckard Grimmberger
An expanded edition of the original, now including the North American species. Excellent photographs to aid identification, including close-ups of difficult features. Full text covers bat myths, conservation and life history.
T.F.H. Publications Ltd
|Bats - Biology and Behaviour
John D. Altringham
Excellent, up to date account of the lives of bats and their biology, including a look at their evolution, individual behaviour and interactions with the environment.
Oxford University Press
|Walker's Bats of the World
Ronald M. Nowak
A complete guide to the world's bat families, including detailed descriptions, black and white photographs, sketches, plates, and distribution notes.
Johns Hopkins University Press
Susan M. Swift
A detailed account of the life histories and biology of long-eared bats, including colour photographs, sketches, diagrams and charts.
T. and A.D. Poyser
|Bats in Question
Don E. Wilson
Laid out in an easily accessible, index format, facts on bat behaviour, biology, evolution, conservation etc. are readily found. The text is enhanced by stunning colour photographs throughout.
Smithsonian Institution Press
|The Bat - Wings in the Night Sky
M. Brock Fenton
A general account of bat life histories, behaviour and biology enhanced by the author's anecdotes of his experiences in various parts of the world.
|The World of Bats - The Flying Goblins of the Night
Klaus Richarz & Alfred Limbrunner
A visual delight! Stunning colour photograph and diagram reproduction make this a truly unique bat book. The text covers bat biology, behaviour and evolution.
T.F.H Publications Ltd.
M. Brock Fenton
An up to date, general account of bats world wide. Excellently illustrated with colour photographs throughout.
Facts On File Inc.
|The Bat Detective - A Field Guide for Bat Detection
Brian Briggs & David King
A combined book and CD which gives an insight into the world of bat sounds. Explanations are in layman's terms and and the package is intended for use by those using a bat detector.