Bunker, Bachkovo

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A bunker offering conditions and suitable shelter for several species of bats.

This place is one of the most important places in Bulgaria for breeding 3 species of bats: Greater horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus ferrumequinum),Mediterranean Horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus Šµuryale) and Geoffroy’s bat (Myotis emarginatus).

Here they give birth and raise their young. Throughout the year the building is a refuge for other species, such as Common bent-wing bat (Miniopterus schreibersi), Lesser mouse-eared bat (Myotis blythii), Greater mouse-eared bat (Myotis myotis) and Lesser horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus hipposideros).

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