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Mammals



Show details for Rousettus aegyptiacusRousettus aegyptiacus

Show details for Rhinolophus ferrumequinumRhinolophus ferrumequinum

Show details for Rhinolophus hipposiderosRhinolophus hipposideros

Show details for Eptesicus serotinusEptesicus serotinus

Show details for Myotis blythiiMyotis blythii

Show details for Myotis nattereriMyotis nattereri

Show details for Hypsugo saviiHypsugo savii

Hide details for Pipistrellus kuhliiPipistrellus kuhlii

Pipistrellus kuhlii is a small bat, distributed in the temperate part of the Western Palearctic, the Arabian Peninsula and North Africa. It’s a strongly synanthropic species, quite common in villages and towns. It roosts in gaps in buildings and rock crevices. It is one of the most common and abundant bat species in Cyprus, since it is found in several sites all over the island.
The use of pesticides to eradicate mosquitoes (especially in urban areas) and the demolition or renovation of buildings were it roosts are possibly threatening this species in Cyprus.
Priorities for the species are:
1. Systematic monitoring of the species’ colonies.
2. Identification of critical feeding areas.
3. Protection of the species’ refuges.
4. Public awareness.


Show details for Pipistrellus pipistrellusPipistrellus pipistrellus

Show details for Plecotus kolombatoviciPlecotus kolombatovici

Show details for Tadarida teniotisTadarida teniotis

Show details for Rhinolophus euryaleRhinolophus euryale

Show details for Rhinolophus mehelyiRhinolophus mehelyi

Show details for Myotis capacciniiMyotis capaccinii

Show details for Nyctalus noctulaNyctalus noctula

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