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7:45pm, Thursday April 25th, 2024

Leg O Mutton, SW13 9QN

Evening Bat Walk at Leg o’Mutton

Evening Bat Walk at Leg o’Mutton

7:45pm, Thursday April 25th, 2024

Leg O Mutton, SW13 9QN

Join Will, our Conservation Officer for a walk around Leg o' Mutton to discover the bats that use the site.

Leg o' Mutton is designated as a Local Nature Reserve where cormorant, heron, tufted duck and even breeding common terns can be seen during daylight hours.

In the evening, the local nocturnal wildlife can be seen and heard in their natural setting.

Join Will Scott-Mends, BCL's Conservation Officer and resident bat expert on a walk around the reservoir. With his expert knowledge and some luck you will hopefully discover bats feeding at dusk and pick up their calls on bat detectors.

We hope for a lovely summer evening, however, weather can be unpredictable, so please dress appropriately and wear sturdy footwear.

This event is subject to cancellation at short notice in case of very wet weather.

Please note, due to the narrow paths at the site, places are limited and booking is essential.

We will meet at the interpretation board (see photo below) just inside the large gate at the southern end of the reservoir on the river side (near Small Profit Dock Gardens). Use ///jungle.fried.stays for What3Words or this link for Google Maps.

Not a member of Barnes Common yet? Join us, support our activities and get our newsletter with our latest news and events! Find more information and join at http://barnescommon.org.uk/membership

Concession tickets: All proceeds from ticket sales will support our conservation work and future learning events and we would encourage you, if you can, to pay full price. We do not want cost to be a barrier to our activities, as such we have a limited number of discount concession tickets available, please email [email protected] for details.

Refund policy:

Unfortunately we are unable to issue refunds on cancellations made within 2 weeks of the event. In some circumstances, we may be able to offer a rebooking for a similar event.

Please contact [email protected] with any questions.