Lots of us enjoy seeing bats flit across the evening sky and some of us are even lucky enough to have them roosting in our gardens.
Sadly though, they’re becoming increasingly rare in the UK. Like so many other animals, a gradual loss of habitat and roost sites are seeing numbers decline at an alarming rate. There are things that we can do to help though.
Building a bat box gives bats somewhere safe to roost, raise their pups and sleep during the day.