Maintain forest and woodland edges for foraging bats
Overall effectiveness category No evidence found (no assessment)
Number of studies: 0
Background information and definitions
Edge habitats are important for foraging bats. A study in North America found significantly higher activity of six bat species along forest edges than forest interiors in both unmanaged and thinned forest (Morris et al 2010).
Morris A.D., Miller D.A. & Kalcounis-Rueppell M.C. (2010) Use of forest edges by bats in a managed pine forest landscape. The Journal of Wildlife Management, 74, 26–34.