BAT CONSERVATION IRELAND’S Children’s Art Competition National Biodiversity Week 2020 THE BIG BAT DRAW The theme is: What I love about Irish bats! We are asking all of our younger supporters to put their thinking caps on and to draw what it is they love about bats. This competition has a wide interpretation, so it could be anything from a drawing of a bat or bats, to drawing … [Read More...]
Need advice about a bat roost?
We'll endeavour to help all we can with your questions about bat roosts. Take a look here for information and further details.
Found a grounded bat?
Bats sometimes appear in houses or on the ground outdoors during the day time. There is a range of options to help a bat back on the wing again, but what to do depends on the situation.
To celebrate Biodiversity Week this year, we have a number of online activities that will appeal to all those looking to learn more about bats and how they behave in our natural environment. To celebrate bat biodiversity we will be posting videos and bat facts on alternative days over the next week on our Facebook Page. We will round up our online activities by launching our drawing competition … [Read More...]
Coronaviruses (or Coronoviridae) are a large family of viruses that can infect humans or animals. A small number of these cause very serious respiratory viruses in humans, but they also include a huge number of other viruses that are not harmful at all, or cause very mild symptoms. The common cold, for example, can be caused by one of many similar coronaviruses. Some coronaviruses are zoonotic … [Read More...]
Bat Conservation Ireland (Caomhantas Ialtog na hEireann) is a Charity dedicated to the conservation of Ireland's bats. We promote conservation of bats by disseminating educational materials, giving talks and leading bat walks, carrying out nationwide surveys and monitoring of bats, acting as an umbrella group for the local bat groups and providing a central repository for bat records.