Cumbrian Bats

Although there are 18 bat species in the UK, in general, bats prefer warm climates and therefore the numbers of species depletes the further north you go, and the colder it gets. As Westmorland and Furness is part of Cumbria, and therefore quite far north, there are records for only 11 species and regular sightings of only eight of those;

For more information on the particular species then just click on the links.