Environmentalists counted bats at Železná studnička

They do not want to be disturbed.

(Source: Sme)

Environmentalists counted 18 bats at Železná studnička. The current winter is also reflected in the composition of bat species, said Michal Noga from the NGO Saola – nature protection.

“In the Small Carpathians, there are drifts and caves where 200 or 300 bats are in one place,” he said, as quoted by the TASR newswire. “Overall, there are sometimes more than 1,000 bats in the Small Carpathians in winter but there are no results for this year yet.”

Related story:Ponds in Železná Studnička area of Bratislava are restored Read more 

Warm enough to sleep in trees

Military bunkers at Železná studnička are where they spend the winter in the dark and quiet. Environmentalists marked the species as the lesser horseshoe bat and the brown long-eared bat.

The rest of this article is premium content at Spectator.sk
Subscribe now for full access

I already have subscription - Sign in

Subscription provides you with:
  • Immediate access to all locked articles (premium content) on Spectator.sk
  • Special weekly news summary + an audio recording with a weekly news summary to listen to at your convenience (received on a weekly basis directly to your e-mail)
  • PDF version of the latest issue of our newspaper, The Slovak Spectator, emailed directly to you
  • Access to all premium content on Sme.sk and Korzar.sk

Top stories

News digest: Part of Slovakia in the worst possible colour of European Covid map

The Covid vaccine booster will be available for more people starting Monday. Education system reform is about to start.


12 h
Martin Hojsík

Russia, not emission allowances, is to blame for electricity and gas prices

Gazprom is tightening the taps and gas prices are rising, claims MEP Martin Hojsík.


18 h
Illustrative stock photo

Applause for frontline workers replaced with salary freeze

Regional hygienists, nursing homes employees, teachers and soldiers will all be affected.


20. okt
Skryť Close ad