Cavers and bats (part 1)

Between July 2018 and June 2019, the Center for Bat Research and Conservation runs the project “Enhancing conservation efforts in the bat diversity hotspot of South-Western Romania”, financed by the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

3rd RBRC – 2018, Cernatu de Sus, Covasna county

Between October 19-21 2018, the Center for Bat Research and Conservation organized the 3rd Romanian Bat Research Conference (3rd RBRC) at the Hanna Motel, Cernatu de Sus, Covasna County. The event benefitted from generous sponsorship from Pettersson Elektronik AB.

Rhinolophus mehelyi – Bat of the year 2018 in Romania

With 211 votes our of more than 400, the “Bat of the year” in 2018 in Romania is Mehely’s horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus mehelyi).

Bat of the year in 2018

Read and vote for the bat of the year in 2018. An initiative of the Romanian bat research community and the portal.

With short and tall, protecting the forest!

The project “With short and tall, protecting the forest!”, from 2017, included several activities meant to bring children closer to bats and bat protection. took flight 6 months ago! took flight 6 months ago! The Romanian bat portal became a reality half a year ago, on December 6th, 2016, at 18.00. We thought that it would be nice to remember some of the key moments and to review our joint achievements.

The brown long-eared bat – bat species of the year in Romania

The first public vote to designate the bat species of the year 2017 in Romania. In a very tight competition, based on 150 votes out of 412, the brown long-eared bat bat became bat species of the year of Romania.

Bat of the year in 2017

Because the Romanian bat fauna is one of the largest and most diverse in Europe, the Romanian bat research community, at the initiative of the bat portal, presents to you the first edition of the “Bat of the year” competition.

The Warwickshire bat group

Warwickshire Bat Group is one of the UK’s county-based bat groups and is a Partner Group of the UK’s national bat conservation charity, the Bat Conservation Trust. It is a group of volunteers who seek to participate in and promote the conservation of bats and their habitats in Warwickshire.

Pettersson D1000x

Pettersson, a benchmark in bat research

Today, we are present to you one of our main sponsors, without whose contribution the portal would have been much harder to realize. But leaving aside sponsorship, the fact is that the company’s products, specifically its ultrasonic detectors of very high quality were and are constantly used in the research of Romanian bats.