Irish checklist:

No up to date checklist, but a recent list of known Irish bats in: Marnell, F., Kingston, N. & Looney, D., 2009. Ireland Red List No. 3: Terrestrial Mammals, National Parks and Wildlife Service, Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government, Dublin, Ireland.

Number of bat species:


Primary sources of distribution data:

National conservation assessment:

Monitoring or repeat surveys in place:

  • National Lesser Horseshoe Bat Monitoring Programme (National Parks and Wildlife Service)
  • All-Ireland Car-based Monitoring Programme (BCIreland)
  • All-Ireland Daubenton’s Bat Waterways Survey (BCIreland)
  • Brown Long-eared Bat Roost Monitoring (currently ROI only, BCIreland)