Created February2012
Updated March 1st 2015

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Welcome to the Bedfordshire Bat Group
Please free to explore our site

 In 2012 we caught our first ever Leisler's Bat in the county Photo Bob Cornes

In 2014 we caught our first ever Leisler’s Bat in the county Photo Bob Cornes

If you want to see what we are up to, we keep a blog on this site which you can access by clicking the relevant month on the Archive list to the right of any page.

Recent Posts:

Good news about breathable roof  membranes

Two talks
Putting up bat boxes at Center Parcs
New bat boxes for Kings Wood
Hibernation survey – final tally
New Flight cage
Analysing bat box data
Roost Visitor Training Day
More roost Hunts at Kings Woos
Donation to Bat Crime Fund

You can also follow the Bedfordshire Bat Group’s activities on our Facebook page

Photo Danny Felllman

Photo Danny Fellman

Visit Martin’s Bedfordshire Bat Group blog which focuses on the scientific side of our work


You can e mail us at(2011)batsinbeds@fsmail.net  (remove the 2011 before sending)


If you need advice about a grounded bat,

please contact the Bat Conservation Trust’s 24 hour helpline on  0845  1300 228. They will contact us and we will try to help. All Bat carers are volunteers, so please do not expect an immediate response

In the meanwhile, you can get some information about grounded bats here

We are regularly  updating this website, if you come across problems, do please let us know  by e mailing us at (2011) batsinbeds@fsmail.net
Please delete the (2011) at the beginning of this e-mail address.