Created February 201
Update 8 July 2021


It’s bat pup season

Photo of 48 hour old soprano pipistrelles. East Dorset Bat Rescue and Rehabilitation http://www.eastdorsetbatrehab.btck.co.uk/News


Grounded Bats

lease contact the Bat Conservation Trust’s helpline on  0345  1300 228. They will contact us and we will try to help. The helpline is extremely busy at the moment so keep trying or, if you are in Beds ,e mail us at enquiries(at)bedsbatgroup.org.uk (please replace the “at” with @). Le If you give a name ae mail and teleohone no,Pleas e beare in mind that we are all volunteers and it may take time to contact you

While you are waiting, you can read some advice here



British bats do not carry covid 19 but remember they may carry ELVB which is why it is important you don’t handle the bat in ungloved hands. We will ensure that we don’t make close contact to prevent the risk of  passing  Covid to bat. All activities will be risk assessed with this in mind



Bedfordshire Bat Group GDPR policy


We are regularly updating this website*, if you come across problems, do please let us know  by e mailing us at enquiries(at)bedsbatgroup.org.uk (please replace the “at” with @)

*I have yet to do so because I didn’t want to tempt fate