On October 31th, 2020, the IVth Romanian Bat Research Conference took place online, organized by the Centre for Bat Research and Conservation, together with Wilderness Research and Conservation.
Based on the vote, which took place between November 2019 – January 2020, we can say that the barbastelle is the Bat of the Year 2020-2021 in Romania.
Until the 31th of January you can vote for the Bat of the year 2020 in Romania. Finalists are: the barbastelle, the giant noctule and the parti-colored bat.
In 2018-2019, the Center for Bat Research and Conservation ran the project “Enhancing conservation efforts in the bat diversity hotspot of South-Western Romania”, conceived specifically for Romanian cavers.
The Myotis Group for Bat Conservation, in partnership with the „Lost World” Conservation, Tourism and Caving Association, and with the Gyilkostó Adventure Association, has received a grant to implement a project to protect bats and caves, as well as for promoting protected areas.
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.
Vote in the “Bat of the Year 2019”, which is organized by the romanian bat research community, the CBRC and the Lilieci.ro portal.
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.
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.
With 211 votes our of more than 400, the “Bat of the year” in 2018 in Romania is Mehely’s horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus mehelyi).