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Summer Survey Summary 2014

2014 was another successful year for the monitoring programme, with at least 970 volunteers taking part in summer surveys. We would like to thank everyone who has helped collect this important information, which enables us to produce population trends for the UK's bat species.

The distribution of this year's volunteers is shown below. Links to survey and species maps can be found at the bottom of this page.

Distribution of NBMP summer survey volunteers 2014

Distribution of NBMP summer survey volunteers 2014


Brown long-eared bat Roost Count

Greater horseshoe bat Roost Count

Lesser horseshoe bat Roost Count 

Pipistrelle Roost Count

Natterer's bat Roost Count

Serotine Roost Count

Field Survey (common pipistrelle, soprano pipistrelle, noctule, serotine)

Sunset/Sunrise Survey

Waterway Survey (Daubenton's bat)

Nathusius pipistrelle Survey (map to follow)

Woodland Survey (map to follow)


A small number of roosts of other species are also monitored by volunteers.

Bechstein's bat Roost Count

Daubenton's bat Roost Count

Grey long-eared bat Roost Count

Leisler's bat Roost Count

Noctule Roost Count

Whiskered, Brandt's, and Whiskered/Brandt's Alcathoe Roost Count


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