Ilindentsi mine (Shtaraliyska cave)

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It starts with mine gallery, and during the work cave is opened, which offers conditions for the formation on bat colonies. It is a set of artificially created object, combined with natural cave cavities.

An important wintering ground for protected bats species – Greater horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus ferrumequinum), Lesser horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus hipposideros), Mediterranean horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus euryale), Bechstein’s bat (Myotis bechsteinii), Geoffroy’s bat (Myotis emarginatus) and Greater mouse-eared bat (Myotis myotis).

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