Bat data of the exploratory region in Germany

Usage Rights

This data is Free within projects.

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Dataset Abstract

This dataset contains the bat communities sampled from the German region

Dataset Design

Bat communities were sampled with automatic ultrasound bat detector system (Sound Meter SM2Bat, Wildlife acoustics) fitted with multidirectional microphones (SMX-US weatherproof ultrasonic microphone, Wildlife acoustics). Detectors were calibrated to detect all bat calls and programmed to record from one hour before sunset to one hour after sunrise.

Spatial Extent

Germany

Temporal Extent

Spring 2012

Taxonomic Extent

Chiroptera

Measurement Circumstances

Samplings were realized without rain or strong rain.

Data columns available in the raw data part of this dataset

Plotid
Plotid
Data group: Exploratory plot id
Values
GER01
GER02
GER04
GER05
GER03
Date
Survey Date
Data group: Sampling Date
Values
2012-05-15
2012-05-12
2012-05-13
2012-05-14
2012-05-16
Time
Time of calls
Unit: hour:minute
Data group: Time of calls
Values
1899-12-30 00:04:00
1899-12-30 00:02:00
1899-12-30 00:01:00
1899-12-30 00:03:00
1899-12-30 00:00:00
Species
Scientific name of bat species
Data group: Bat species
Values
Chiroptera Spp
Barbastella barbastellus
Eptesicus serotinus
Myotis HF
Myotis LF
Calls
Number of calls in the recorded sequence
Data group: Calls number
Values
100
10
102
0
101
Buzzes
Number of prey catch attempt in the recorded sequence
Data group: Buzzes number
Values
1
0