Bat of the day 25 October (Bat week) – Brown long-eared bat

Brown long-eared bat (Plecotus auritus Linnaeus, 1758) A small bat, the width of the wings is 24-28 cm. Specific characteristic of this species is langth of ears that is almost equal to the length of the body, that’s why all our employees and volunteers like it so much. In the summer, this bats live in…

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Bat of the day 24 October (Bat week) – Serotine Bat

Serotine Bat (Eptesicus serotinus, Schreber 1774) It’s a big bat, which is larger then open palm in flight. In the summer, the colonies of these bats settle in the attics of the city. For winter, they move to Kharkiv, where they hibernate in cavities in the walls of buildings. Most likely, if you see big…

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Hibernation

It is known that bats belong to those animals that spend winter in hibernation. However, this is not a sleep that we use every night. The period of hibernation is the time when the weather is cold, there are no insects and there is nothing to eat for bats, and just to survive in such…

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Invite us for lecture about bats for school children

Bat-week” is not only a time when we acknowledge bats but also the time when you need to tell everyone about these animals and their need in our help. That is why we want to hold 3 lectures for school children! Those three schools that gather largest audiences will obtain a very interesting interactive presentation…

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Bats are vulnerable

Why? What led to the fact that bats found themselves in the Red Book of Ukraine? All of this was mainly due to our actions: deforestation, using of pesticides, and just persecution because myths about bats are quite popular. However, life of bats does not allow them to spread in large numbers. They migrate over…

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Bat week in Ukraine, Kharkiv city, 24-31 of October 2018

The Bat Week – has been held in the USA and Canada for five years. Annually in it directly and with the help of social networks millions of people take part. Our Center has accepted the invitation to take part in this action as official partners from Ukraine. Thus, for the first time, we will…

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Bat education lecture at Kharkiv EkzoDays

It was one day 22 of September at the Mechanic art-factory in Kharkiv city, where people who love animals and who work with them gathered. These people came together to tell and to show these animals. Alona Prylutska  and Alexandra Kisel took part from the Feldman Ecopark Bat Rehabilitation Center. It was quite interesting! Almost…

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Bat educational lectures for children of Kharkiv region

On 20 of September 2018 our employees Vitaliy Gukov and Nastya Domanskaia held several lectures for schoolchildren in the Krasnokutsky district of Kharkiv region. Our route was as follows: Parkhomivka vil., where specialists conducted 2 lessons for students 5-6 and 10-11 grades, in Krasnokutsk – lesson for 5-6 form students and in Kachalovka village, where…

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Ukrainian-Polish bat seminar

Friends, we have good news: our colleagues from Poland will come to us soon to share their bat research experience! Within this, on July 21, an Ukrainian-Polish bat seminar and demonstration event with monitoring and ringing of bats in Feldman Ecopark will be open to anyone who wants to join it. Terms of participation: preliminary…

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