The following manuals are issued at Bat Rescue's training workshops and are aimed specifically at new carers:

BEGINNER'S TRAINING MANUAL updated 2016.pdf - you can download it HERE.

In addition, Dave Pinson's 'The Flying-fox Manual' (on CD) is also available for purchase at the annual Rescue and Rehabilitation workshops or can be purchased directly - see

And there is also 'C3 Advice'

And 'Grey Headed Flying Fox Guidelines'

And the ''Animal Records Online Manual';


Coming soon:

A Beginner's Guide to Handraising an Orphaned Flying-fox

Caring for Bats - Helpful Notes on Rescue & Rehabilitation

Microbats - A training manual for new carers (includes identification key)