Somerset Big Bat Surveys

Mendip Hills Big Bat Survey

The Somerset Big Bat Surveys were first conceived for the Mendip Hills Living Landscape project and ran from 2007 to 2012.

Blackdown Hills Big Bat Survey

A second survey for the Blackdown Hills was  then run between 2011 and 2016, with over 60 people getting involved

Brue Valley Big Bat Survey

The Brue Valley Big Bat Survey is the latest landscape survey to collect comparable data across an area of the Somerset Levels with a methodology derived from the earlier Somerset Big Bat Surveys.  It ran from 2013 to 2017 with help from SERC.