Bats in Somerset

What to know what bats you see flying round you?  The BCT have produced:

Somersets most common, and rarest, bats

We are very lucky in Somerset to have found 16 of the 17 breeding species of UK bats.  Click here to find out which are Somersets most common, and rarest, bats.


Our new community mapping citizen science project, that will help local people to find and count the bats in their local area.

The Somerset Big Bat Surveys

Ground breaking citizen science, with Big Bat Surveys running across the county from 2007 to 2017.  Click here to learn more.

National Bat Monitoring Program in Somerset

Every year group members spend much of the summer surveying in Somerset to add to our national records of bats.  Click here to find out how to get involved.

Bat News

Interesting bat articles that we have commented on

Other links about Bats in Somerset

Mendip Bats SAC

Mells Bats SAC