BSG Ecology is a leading independent ecological consultancy. We provide a complete ecology service, from fieldwork and baseline survey to impact assessment, biodiversity management, project design and expert witness advice.

Otter

Protected Species

Advice, Survey, Mitigation, Licensing & Assessment
Common pipistrelle

Bats

Advice, Survey, Mitigation, Licensing, Assessment & Training
great crested newt

Great Crested Newts

Survey, Mitigation, Licensing, Habitat Creation, Research & Training
Short-eared owl

Birds

Survey, Analysis & Assessment, Mitigation, Habitat Management & Advice
Red Campion

Phase 1 & Botanical Survey

Phase 1 Habitat Survey, NVC Survey, Mitigation, Translocation
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Invertebrates

Survey, Assessment, Advice, Mitigation & Management
Waterfall

Freshwater Ecology

Habitat Assessment, Macro-Invertebrate Survey, Analysis & Advice
Golden Plover Wind Farm

Thermal imaging survey for ecology

Thermal Imaging Survey, Nocturnal Birds and Bats & Post-Processing Data Analysis

Ecological Impact Assessment

Screening & Scoping, Survey, ES Chapters & Design Input
Nathusius' pipistrelle

BSG Ecology Research feature in RSPB Nature’s Home magazine

BSG Ecology’s research into bat migration between the UK and continental Europe has been featured in RSPB’s Nature’s Home magazine this month
Hoverfly Sphaerophoria taeniata

Research into Creation of Open Mosaic Habitat for Invertebrates at a Brownfield Site in Peterborough

In spring 2007 O&H Hampton supported by BSG Ecology set aside a 2 ha demonstration site for the creation of brownfield / open mosaic habitat for invertebrates
Thermal image of a Natterers bat emerging form a bat box

Thermal Imaging surveys for bats: practical applications

Since 2014 BSG Ecology has been using thermal imaging cameras in appropriate situations to determine the presence of bats in trees, bat boxes and other structures.