4.4 MIST NETS 45 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Figure 4.5 Harp trap. Bats fly into the rows of vertical lines and slide into the collecting bag below. Traps are usually collapsible. Figure 4.6 Mist-net correctly set and guyed. Figure 4.7b Single-pole flicking from abridge. Great care must betaken not to pull on the net once the bat has been caught. An assistant at the water’s edge is needed to remove the bat safely. Figure 4.8 Two-pole flicking. Practice is required to ensure that the two poles move in synchrony. Figure 4.7a Single-pole flicking. The pole should beheld slightly above horizontal so the net can be accelerated fast enough to catch the bat.