The British Bat Survey

Pipistrelle Bat Linford Lakes NR 17th October 2016 Martin Kincaid

Pipistrelle Bat Linford Lakes NR 17th October 2016 Martin Kincaid

Bat monitoring technology has improved rapidly since the inception of the National Bat Monitoring Programme (NBMP) in 1996. BCT are working with researchers from University College London, Oxford University and the British Trust for Ornithology to develop a new survey for the NBMP, the British Bat Survey, which will utilise the latest developments in acoustic sensor design, automated call recognition and interactive volunteer feedback. We aim to pilot aspects of this survey in 2017 and 2018. Here is some of the work underway so far:

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