Sítio das Fontes Municipal Park receives course on Bat Identification

Câmara de Lagoa wants to make known the nocturnal fauna existing in the county

The first course «Creatures in the Night – Introduction to Bat Identification» will take place on Sunday, April 16, from 16 pm, at the Municipal Park of Sítio das Fontes, in Estômbar (Lagoa).

In this course, promoted as part of the celebration of the International Day for the Appreciation of Bats, the trainers are specialists Francisco Amorim and Virgínia Duro.

The theoretical component will end at 20:00, with a break for dinner (dinner or lunch at the expense of the participants), while the practical component will start at 21:00 with a field trip to observe bats.

It is advisable to use a flashlight or headlamp and comfortable clothing and shoes.

The activity will end at 22:30.

Registration is limited to 25 people and must be made by clicking here.

For any questions or more information, please contact the telephone number 961318422 or the email [email protected]

According to the Câmara de Lagoa, which promotes the initiative, the “Creatures at Night” training courses are courses aimed at Biodiversity, which aim to make known a little of the nocturnal fauna present in the municipality.