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DEVON'S NOCTURNAL WONDER

As darkness falls, Devon’s large night-time predator sets out to feed. Dozens and even hundreds leave their roosts following hedges, through the fields, looking for prey. But they need your help…

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Watch bats – live in the roost!

See what’s happening in a South Devon maternity roost – try and spot the young pups

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Bat Events Galore!

Join us for a bat walk, talk or community event to find out more about bats.

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Catch up with the latest highlights & news from the bat project.

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The Devon Greater Horseshoe Bat Project

Bat Facts

Explore our bat fact cave and find out why it’s a species worth saving. Discover how they navigate in the dark, what they like to eat and why a dung beetle is one of their favourite snacks

What We Do

This project aims to educate people about bats and why they’re so important to our ecosystem. Find out how we’re reaching out to Devon to help protect these magnificent creatures

Get Involved

Discover how you can help save the Greater Horseshoe Bat. It doesn’t matter if you’re taking part in a bat walk or conducting a survey, every contribution makes a difference

Bat Videos

LIVE FOOTAGE FROM A SOUTH DEVON MATERNITY ROOST – THE BATS WILL BE BACK IN THE SPRING!

RECORDED FOOTAGE FROM JULY 2015

Featured Stories & News


Bats podcast

Listen to this podcast to hear all about greater horseshoe bats and his PhD research into their behaviour.

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Linnet, skylarks and chaffinches were seen making use of this winter bird cover plot in Georgeham today. Funded through Countryside Stewardship- the 2020 application window should open next month... @DevonWildlife @HeritageFundL_S pic.twitter.com/qlx4zG79Vt

About 3 days ago from Devon Bat Project's Twitter via Twitter for Android