Protect bats within roosts from disturbance or predation by native species
Overall effectiveness category No evidence found (no assessment)
Number of studies: 0
Background information and definitions
Roosting bats can be vulnerable to disturbance or predation by native species. Modifying roost entrances to exclude problematic species may protect bats within roosts. For example, metal sheeting may be placed below a roost entrance to prevent mammalian predators from climbing up to the roost (e.g. see Schofield 2008).
Schofield H.W. (2008) The Lesser Horseshoe Bat Conservation Handbook. Vincent Wildlife Trust, Ledbury.