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pipistrelle:

see batbat,
winged mammal of the order Chiroptera, which includes 900–1,000 species classified in about 200 genera and 17 families. Bats range in size from a wingspread of over 5 ft (150 cm) to a wingspread of less than 2 in. (5 cm).
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pipistrelle

any of numerous small brownish insectivorous bats of the genus Pipistrellus, occurring in most parts of the world: family Vespertilionidae
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And the inspector accepts Mr Davies would have built replacement roosts for lesser horseshoe and common pipistrelle bats.
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Insects, amphibians and invertebrates will find your pond surprisingly quickly on their own, and soon you may see pipistrelle bats hunting for insects over your pond at dusk.