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Summer Survey Summary 2015

2015 was another successful year for the monitoring programme, with at least 942 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.

Distribution of NBMP summer survey volunteers 2015Distribution of NBMP summer survey volunteers 2015

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)

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 Alcathoe Roost Count

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