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Bridge Usage by Bats in County Leitrim & County Sligo (1999)

The main objective of this survey was to provide further evidence of the extent to which bats rely on bridges as roost sites. The survey was conducted between late April and mid-November 1998 in north Leitrim and selected regions of Sligo. A total of 174 bridges was surveyed. Recommendations are made regarding bridge maintenance procedures and the conservation of bat roosts in bridges.

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