Bechstein’s bat – Bat of the year 2019 in Romania

The “Bat of the Year” 2019 in Romania is Bechstein’s bat, a species who really appreciates ancient forests, and which 45.2% of votes.

Bat of the Year 2019

Vote in the “Bat of the Year 2019”, which is organized by the romanian bat research community, the CBRC and the portal.

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.