We welcome questions and contributions from anyone interested in the bats of Belize – records, guides, posts, advice – please get in touch.

Project Leaders

Thomas Foxley
Olatz Gartzia



yaaxcheYa’axché Conservation Trust
Ya’axché manage the protected area we’re working in. They have supplied research permits, provided support, transport and accommodation.

biobelizePetters Research Institute Biodiversity Centre of Belize (PRI-BioBelize)
It’s not possible to identify every species we find in the field so we’re working with BioBelize to identify tricky species by DNA barcoding.

relcomLatin American Network for Bat Conservation (RELCOM)
RELCOM have provided advice and training; the long-term goal of the project is for Belize to join the network.