Action: Deter bats from roads using ultrasound
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- We found no studies that evaluated the effects of deterring bats from roads using ultrasound on bat populations.
‘We found no studies’ means that we have not yet found any studies that have directly evaluated this action during our systematic journal and report searches. Therefore we have been unable to assess whether or not the action is effective or has any harmful impacts. Please get in touch if you know of such a study for this action.
It has been suggested that bats could be deterred from roads using ultrasound. For a similar intervention relating to wind turbines, see ‘Threat: Energy production and mining – Wind turbines – Deter bats from turbines using ultrasound’.