News and information on the bat group, bats in general and interesting wildlife stories.
Bats on the beach – who’d have thunk it?
9th June 2022 As part of my continuing quest to elucidate the importance of our beaches as foraging habitat for bats, I put two Anabat Express detectors overlooking the beach just west of the access at the Lhen bridge on 1st June. I’d got some intriguing results there...read more
Shane Stigant, MBG member, explains his interest in bats and experiments with different styles of bat boxes I have always been a keen observer of wildlife but my interest in bats came after a realisation that I knew relatively little about them. Like most people, I...read more
Lesser horseshoe bat found in Isle of Man
The Manx Bat Group is excited to announce that we have identified the presence of Lesser horeshoe bats through DNA analysisread more
A message from Chris Packham
Bats are an important indication of our landscape’s health and intrinsically fascinating creatures. They need looking after and I would urge you to get to know your bats better! The Manx Bat Group are the best way to do this, so try to get involved in 2015.read more