A continental-scale tool for acoustic identification of European bats (pages 1064–1074)
Charlotte L. Walters, Robin Freeman, Alanna Collen, Christian Dietz, M. Brock Fenton, Gareth Jones, Martin K. Obrist, Sébastien J. Puechmaille, Thomas Sattler, Björn M. Siemers, Stuart Parsons and Kate E. Jones
Article first published online: 6 AUG 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2664.2012.02182.x
iBatsID is the first freely available and easily accessible continental-scale bat call classifier, providing the basis for standardized, continental acoustic bat monitoring in Europe. This method can provide key information to managers and conservation planners on distribution changes and changes in bat species activity through time.