A short and remarkable video from Springwatch in 2009 showing Daubenton’s Bats catching insect right over the water. They hunting big bugs such as stoneflies and mayflies and so only need about a thousand kills a night, unlike other bats which hunt smaller prey and need to catch some 3000.
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Bats threatened by streetlights
According to an article published in Current Biology, woodland bats are being threatened by streetlights. These bat species avoid areas with bright lights and as a consequence may go hungry or be taken by predators.