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Australasian Bat Night Events - Victoria


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Bat Night

Glenlyon Hall

Barkly St, Glenlyon

Sunday 25th February



Everyone is invited to Glenlyon Upper Lodden LandCare Group's bat night. Bats are all around us, but most people know very little about their secret lives. Ecologist Emmi van Harten will give a presentation all about bats - from megabats to microbats, the habitats they use and depend on, their diets and their amazing biology and adaptations for flight. Emmi will also discuss how to see or hear bats for yourself, and how to make your property bat friendly. Finally Emmi will answer all your batty questions, including why do bats hang upside down. For more information contact Margaret on





















Bat Discovery Night

Napier Park, Glenbervie Rd and Noble Ave Strathmore

Wednesday 11th April

Time to be advised


Have you ever wondered what bats are flying above you or what bats sound like?


Join our local bat expert for a chance to get up close and personal with the bats that call Moonee Valley home. Learn about their importance in our ecosystem and how we can help protect them.


A short presentation will be followed by a chance to see and hear the elusive creatures within Napier Park.

While we wait for dark there will be pop up games from the Active Utility, free sausage sizzle and prizes for best dressed bat costumes.


Please ensure you register your attendance. In the event of poor weather this event may be postponed.



Bat Talk and Twilight Walk

Tirhatuan Reserve, Kriegel Way, Dandenong North  

Saturday 10th February

7.00pm - 9.00pm


Greater Dandenong Environment Group (GDEG) would like to invite you to an evening talk with John Harris, Principal Ecologist, and a guided walk through Tirhatuan Reserve to observe nocturnal wildlife. Bring your own torch and camping chair.


A free BBQ will be served. Please contact GDEG 03 9795 1330 for catering purposes.



















Tirhatuan Reserve

The 2018 bat night season is here! Below are events to be held across VIC.


The Melbourne Mega Bat Count

Doveton (Tuesday 6th February, 6th March, 10th April, 1st May & 29th May)

Yarra Bend (Wednesday 7th February, 7th March, 11th April, 2nd May, 30th May)


Be part of the longest running bat population monitoring program in the world and enjoy the amazing spectacle of the evening flyout. Since 1986, thousands of volunteers have been conducting monthly counts of Melbourne's grey-headed flying-foxes. This data is critical for monitoring health of the colony and for understanding the incredible movements of these important pollinators and seed dispersers across the Australian landscape.


For more information, please visit the Mega Bat Count website.

Glenn Hammond

Bat Night

Shepparton Senior Citizens Centre

Friday 23rd March

6.00pm - 8.00pm


Details coming soon!


Bat Discovery Day

Organ Pipes National Park

Sunday 15th April

Time to be advised


Details coming soon!


Bat Stall

Red Gum Festival

Sunday 15th April


A bat stall at Red Gum Festival, Cavendish.














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