Bat records

Help us to fill in the gaps of our knowledge by letting us know of any bat sightings you have.


All bat records that we have on a map of Leicestershire and Rutland (2015).

Please forward on any records to

We need details of:

  • Date of sighting
  • Name of person who saw it
  • Location - address with postcode and 8 figure grid reference if possible -
  • Number of bats
  • Species of bat (if known)
  • If bat is identified how - bat detector, sonogram, in the hand, photograph
  • What is the bat doing e.g. emerging from a building/tree, flying around, dead