New Forest bat species

The New Forest is a stronghold for bats and it is thought that 13 out of the 18 UK species can be found here (17 of which are known to breed in the UK):

Search for records of bats near or in your local woods by using the National Biodiversity Network’s interactive map

Photo credit: Colleen Mainstone

  1. Batty about bats
  2. Bat facts
  3. New Forest bat species (you are here)
  4. Rare bats and research
  5. Legal status of bats
  6. Get involved with bats


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