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Field Survey 2015

Based on the data received for 2015, 198 volunteers carried out the Field Survey at 225 sites. This survey involves walking a triangular transect within a 1km square and counting noctule, serotine, common pipistrelle and soprano pipistrelle passes.

Noctules were recorded at 110 sites (49% of sites surveyed), serotines at 45 sites (20%), common pipistrelles at 194 sites (86%) and soprano pipistrelles at 119 sites (53%). In addition, Leisler's bats were recorded at 1 site in Northern Ireland.

The sites surveyed and species records are shown in the maps below. Note: Where a species is "not recorded" during the 2015 surveys it does not necessarily imply that the species is absent from the area.

Distribution of Field Survey sites showing noctule (and Leisler's bat) records 2015Distribution of Field Survey sites showing noctule (and Leisler's bat) records 2015

Distribution of Field Survey sites showing serotine records 2015Distribution of Field Survey sites showing serotine records 2015

 

Distribution of Field Survey sites showing common pipistrelle records 2015Distribution of Field Survey sites showing common pipistrelle records 2015

 

 

 Distribution of Field Survey sites showing soprano pipistrelle records 2015Distribution of Field Survey sites showing soprano pipistrelle records 2015

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