Neil Middleton

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Neil Middleton is a licensed bat worker and trainer, and is the owner of BatAbility Courses & Tuition (, an organisation that delivers ecology-related skills development to customers throughout the UK and beyond. He has a constant appetite for self-development, as well as seeking to develop those around him, and to this end he has designed and delivered in excess of 400 training events covering a wide range of business and ecology-related subjects. Neil has had a strong interest in the natural world since childhood, particularly in relation to birds and mammals. He has studied bats for over 25 years, with a particular focus on their acoustic behaviour (echolocation and social calls).
Other books also available by Neil Middleton:
Social Calls of the Bats of Britain & Ireland (2nd Edition). Pelagic Publishing, Exeter, 2022.
Is That a Bat? A Guide to Non-Bat Sounds Encountered During Bat Surveys. Pelagic Publishing, Exeter, 2020.
The Effective Ecologist – Succeed in the Office Environment. Pelagic Publishing, Exeter, 2016.