Greater Horseshoe Bats: 50 years of research in south-west Wales

Robert Stebbings first started to research Greater Horseshoe Bats in Dorset in 1960, but after the late Tom McOwat reported several findings of this species in derelict buildings and caves in West Wales, it was clear that further surveys were needed. In this article, Robert Stebbings describes what this work involved and the fascinating insights