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Summer Survey Summary 2016

2016 was another successful year for the monitoring programme, with at least 769 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 2016

Distribution of NBMP summer survey volunteers 2016


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)



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 Roost Count

Updated 21/12/16

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