Bat Detector listening frequencies for UK Bats

This is the list of listening frequencies for the identification of British Bats.

SPECIES
Detector Setting (kHz)
Pipistrelle (45)
(Pipistrellus pipistrellus)
45–50
Pipistrelle (55)
(Pipistrellus pygmaeus)
50–60
Nathusius’Pipistrelle
(Pipistrelle nathusii)
38–42
Brown long-eared
(Plecotus auritus)
40–45
Grey long-eared
(Plecotus austriacus)
40–45
Barbastelle
(Barbastelle barbastellus)
35–45
Bechstein’s
(Myotis bechsteinii)
45–50
Daubenton’s
(Myotis daubentonii)
40–45
Natterer’s
(Myotis nattereri)
45–50
Whiskered
(Myotis mystacinus)
40–50
Brandt’s
(Myotis brandtii)
40–50
Mouse-eared
(Myotis myotis)
35–45
Noctule
(Nyctalus noctula)
20–25
Leisler’s
(Nyctalus leisleri)
20–30
Serotine
(Eptesicus serotinus)
25–30
Lesser Horseshoe
(Rhinolophus hipposideros)
105–115
Greater Horseshoe
(Rhinolophus ferrumequinum)
80–85

The sample below is of a Pipistelle 45 recorded 1st August on Magenta Mk III Bat detector

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