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Behaviour and Foraging Ecology of Echolocating Bats

  • G. Neuweiler
  • M. B. Fenton
Part of the NATO ASI Science book series (NSSA, volume 156)


Since the 1979 Jersey Biosonar we have accumulated a great deal of information about the ecology (review in Kunz 1982) and hunting behaviour of echolocating bats in field and laboratory settings. These advances have been paralleled by work on the hearing abilities of bats and efforts in several geographic settings to place research on echolocating bats and their insect prey in a broader perspective. The 1980 (Busnel and Fish) volume represents the starting point for our review.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Neuweiler
    • 1
  • M. B. Fenton
    • 2
  1. 1.Zoologisches InstitutUniversitat Munchen8 Munchen 2West Germany
  2. 2.Department of BiologyYork UniversityDownsviewCanada

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