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Results and Reports

National Bat Monitoring Programme Annual Report

State of the UK's BatsThe NBMP Annual Report 2016 provides a detailed account of the latest species populations trends. Species population trends are published each May, incorporating data collected up to and including the preceding summer.

The State of the UK's Bats 2014 (844 KB) provides a concise summary of results up to 2013. The next State of the UK's Bats will be published in Autumn 2017.

Official Statistics: These statistics have been produced to the high professional standards set out in the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.

Annual reports archive (previous years' Official Statistics)

Survey and species summary maps

Maps showing annual survey coverage and species records for each NBMP survey.

Summer Survey Summary 2016

Hibernation Survey Summary 2016

Bechstein's bats (John Altringham)

Reports from other monitoring projects

Bechstein's Bat Project

Bats and Roadside Mammals Survey



The Bat Monitoring Post is sent to all NBMP volunteers for whom we have a current email address. Click here to sign up to the NBMP.

BCT also publishes the Bat e-Bulletin which covers a broader range of bat news. Subscribe here to this free monthly e-newsletter.



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