This bat is very similar to the whiskered and Brandt’s bats and was only confirmed as a separate species in the UK in 2010 after DNA examination.
How to identify
Very similar to the whiskered and Brandt’s bat species with reddish brown fur and short brown ears.
Where to find it
Little is known about this species so far but it is found in woodland near water.
When to find it
How can people help
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