Leislers Bat is a medium sized and rare species in England, though frequent in Ireland. It seems to inhabit woodland edges and has arrived in the Thetford Forest to use the bat boxes there since the early 1980’s although only a few are found each year.

There is still an enormous amount to learn about the habits and distribution of these understudied and misunderstood animals and everyone is encouraged to help with this task by reporting any found or seen, and to encourage the conservation of known roosting sites.
John Goldsmith.