The colonies of Huda lui Papară – the Romanian superlative

In Huda lui Papară, bats form living carpets on the ceiling of the cave. The site is the Romanian chiropterological superlative.

A Viral Witch Hunt

Misguided fears of bats as disease carriers threaten a valuable and important species. Read here about bats in the COVID-19 context.

Bats and life in colonies

Let’s understand bats and life in colonies, in order to better protect Romania’s colonies of continental importance and size.

International Bat Night, 2019 Romanian edition

For the 2019 edition in Romania, several NGOs organized eight distinct events in cities such as Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca or Vatra Dornei, but also in more natural settings, for example in the Vârghiș Gorges.

The 2018 Operation Wallacea bat survey in Romania

Since 2013, Operation Wallacea have been conducting Biodiversity monitoring of the Târnava Mare Natura 2000 region with Romanian partner Fundația Adept.

Bats of East Park, Cluj-Napoca (preliminary study)

The bats of East Park, Cluj-Napoca are active and diverse. In 2018 the CBRC begun a chiropterological study, identifying seven species.

International Bat Night – Cluj-Napoca 2018 edition

On Saturday, 15th of September 2018, from 16.00 to 22.00, the Center for Bat Research and Conservation organized the Cluj-Napoca edition of the International Bat Night.

How do bats see in darkness?

For decades, scientists have asked themselves: how do bats see in darkness?? Find out from our article, as well as other details about the hunters of the night.

Over 800 participants at the International Bat Night 2017 in Cluj-Napoca

We had the honor to host over 800 participants at the International Bat Night 2017 in Cluj-Napoca, and to tell them about the importance of bats.

The bats of the Făget forest

The bats of the Făget forest enjoy this small protected area, that has also a remarkable biodiversity. Even the bat of the year is present.