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

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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



Featured Stories & News

Bat Team update – Covid 19

Bat Team update – Covid 19 In accordance with Government advice and to safeguard staff, volunteers, visitors and the general public, Devon Wildlife Trust has had to make some changes to help prevent the spread of Covid-19. This means that some staff, including the Bat Project Team, have been furloughed at the present time. Devon…

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Devon Seven Appeal

With just seven months until funding ends, we need to raise money to cover habitat management and community work for greater horseshoes this year.

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Take a peek at our bat project films and videos page to find out more about our work to help Devon's amazing greater horseshoe bats @DevonWildlife @_BCT_

About 2 days ago from Devon Bat Project's Twitter via Buffer