Created February2012
Updated April 14th 2015

Beds Bat Group logo

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:

The Bat group AGM
We hear a Leisler’s and a Nathusius at Stockgrove
Comparing autoidentifying software
11 Brown long eareds at Kings wood Box Check


Good news about breathable roof  membranes
Thanks to Bedfordshire Wildlife Rescue
Roost hunts at Harrold Odell and Kings Wood
Greater Stockgrove Project

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.