West Sussex Bat Project

Great night tonight, we had only one volunteer come out to give us a hand with the work, but, we have found a new Barbastelle maternity colony in Sussex. There are at least 58 individuals although some of the smaller juveniles are still staying in the roost. We caught 29 […]

New Sussex Barbastelle Colony – August 2015

Here is one of our tagged Barbastelle bats we have been tracking roosting under a tile. Thanks to Xenia Snowman for the photo and helping with the project, if anyone wants to come and see some Barbs and help with the project we have a basecamp available all next week. […]

Barbastelle in houses…

No Barbs in the catch tonight, but amongst what we did catch was an impressive 12 Alcathoe at one site, the most common bat caught!


We are arranging a week of trapping at the beginning of May in order to gather as much data as possible before the maternity season begins for this year.  The information gathered from this session will feed into the West Sussex Bat Project. The National Trust have offered us the Slindon Basecamp to […]

Sussex Barbastelle Trapping – 4th to 10th May 2015