Bat Survey

For 4 nights between the 15th and 18th August 2018 Weybourne Atmospheric Observatory was used as a location in the Norfolk Bat Survey run by British Trust for Ornithology (www.batsurvey.org) with assistance from Andy Hind.

Below is a summary of the main findings.

The total number of recordings per night:

Night of recordingTotal number of recordings
15 Aug13
16 Aug15
17 Aug20
18 Aug17

Bat species detected:

Provisional analysis of the recordings detected the following species. The numbers relate to the number of bat passes rather than the number of individual bats.
Species
(click on name for further information)
Total number of passes (all nights)
Barbastelle
8
Common pipistrelle
14
Daubenton's bat
1
Natterer's bat
1
Noctule
12
Serotine
9
Soprano pipistrelle
18


The full report on the Weybourne bat survey can be downloaded here.