We had a fantastic time on our bat walk again this week and were excited to get clear recordings of the Noctule and Lesser Noctule bats this time as well as two new species of bat!
We were unable to confirm the Barbastelle this week so we will try again next time.
Here is a list of the species we found on site this week according to the Echo Meter 2 – a wonderful bat detection system that displays the bat calls in real time, translates them into sound we can hear, maps their GPS and auto – IDs the bats.
Lesser Noctule (Leisler’s bat)
Nathusius’ Pipistrelle (NEW)
Natterers Myotis (NEW)
Species on Site
We can now confirm the following species of bat on site with absolute certainty:
- Noctule (UK BAP Priority)
- Lesser Noctule
- Common Pipistrelle
- Soprano Pipistrelle
And we have several suspected species based on the EchoMeter:
- Nathusius’ Pipistrelle
- Natterers Myotis
- Western Barbastelle
View the Map
You can view where we found these bats on our walks and view by species on the google map here: