- Thinning significantly alters woodland habitat characteristics.
- Common and adaptable bats benefit from thinning.
- Rarer bat species that roost predominantly in trees do not.
- Tree cavities are most frequent in abandoned woodland.
- Bats and insects have opposed non-linear responses to time since management.
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