brown long-eared bat

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…

Bats in Kharkiv lesopark

Kharkiv lesopark is a a favorite place of recreation for the citizens of our city. It is north part of Kharkiv where the wildwood somewhere older than 200 years wedged in apartment block. The wildwood near the town border attracts not only wishing to walk but also researchers-naturalists. Among people loving and studying nature there…

Bat species of Kharkiv region, NE Ukraine

13 bat species (Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae) are known for the territory of Kharkiv region, NE Ukraine. Myotis daubentonii Myotis dasycneme Myotis brandtii Myotis nattereri Nyctalus leisleri Nyctalus noctula Nyctalus lasiopterus Eptesicus serotinus Pipistrellus nathusii Pipistrellus pygmaeus Pipistrellus kuhlii Vespertilio murinus Plecotus auritus