The amount of data on the bats of Spain, Portugal and Gibraltar has seen a rapid increase in recent years. As a quick reference to the information currently available, please follow the links below:
In addition to the information included in the Atlas and Red List of the Terrestrial Mammals of Spain, the following articles prepared in the 1990s offer a good general approach to the problem of the conservation of bats in our territory in recent years:
All species of bat identified in Spain are protected by state legislation:
In addition to this national law, there are also other international and regional regulations that extend the protection of some species (see section on Legislation).