A lot of my time and energy went into this fieldwork season (mid-March until end July)
to catch and transponder some bat colonies of my model species
- Molossus molossus - in the village of Gamboa in Panama.
After numerous hours of wood cutting and video check, I managed to instal automated balances
that are monitoring bat activity thanks to their transponders.
A contact in Gamboa is sending me the data by e-mail on a weekly basis.
And my current program for the weeks to come is to try and extract the best information from this great source of data. I am also reading and writing to move forward on my PhD introduction – in parallel to fieldwork organization for the session of November-December (6 weeks) and the big tracking session in Spring… Stay connected!