71 bats were rescued in Kherson region

The colony of Kuhl’s bats was hibernating under the window of the children’s art school in the town of Gola Prystan, Kherson region (South Ukraine). Unfortunately, their sleep was disturbed due to the planned replacement of windows in the building, the staff did not know about the winged neighbors. 71 bats were colected to one…

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Happy New 2022 Year!

Dear friends,we wish you Happy New 2022 Year! Thank you very much for your support during this year, without it it would be difficult for us to save 2818 bats of 9 species from 52 settlements of Ukraine!


Bat colonies collector

Take part in the “citizen science” project of the Bat Rehabilitation Center! Bats are social animals that live in groups, forming colonies of several dozen to hundreds of individuals. It is very important to preserve bat colonies, because according to the law of Ukraine on the Red Data Book, both bats and their roosts are…

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Adopt a Bat

We now exist solely through charitable contributions. Become an adopter of bats of the Rehabilitation Center and save animals which are listed in Ukrainian Red Data Book! Your support helps in the bat conservation in Ukraine! By “adopting” a bat * you will get: official certificate of “adoption” by e-mail; detailed information about the selected…

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International Bat Appreciation Day on April 17

Today is International Bat Appreciation Day. It was founded in USA by the Bat Conservation International.April 17 is a chance to show our flying and mostly nocturnal friends some love. This day is designed to draw public attention to the problems of bat protection, debunk the myths associated with them and emphasize their important role…

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Bat Release Fest 2021 in 4 Ukrainian cities!

This winter we rescued and rehabilitated more than 3000 bats from all over Ukraine and dicided to organize IX Bat Release Fest in 4 Ukrainian cities: Kharkiv, Dnipro, Zaporizhizhya, Ivano-Frankivsk! Don’t miss this unique event! In spring evening of April, 4 we relesed to the wild 1,000 bats in Kharkiv city, at private zoo ”Feldman…

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Bat souvenirs Shop

Here you can buy our unique bat merch with Ukrainian bats. Please write on e-mail bat.kharkov@gmail.com and we can send it to you. You can make payment via Wise, PayPal (bat.kharkov@gmail.com) or support us on Patreon All funds will be used for our live bats at Bat Rehabilitation Center in Kharkiv, Ukraine. Each year we…

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Bats killed by the frost

An example of human cruelty. Bats were thrown from a high-rise building into the street in the frost (at 15 degrees below Zero)!First in Kherson city (Southern Ukraine) our volunteer rescued them but it was too late, 16 noctules, all died. The next day – in Ivano- Frankivsk city (Westen Ukraine) @mariana_raryk rescued bats in…

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Bats – not rubbish!

On December 27, 680 bats were rescued from the trash can in Zaporizhia city! They were thrown into the trash can by people. Finally, the bats were taken to Kharkiv (our Bat Rehab Center) on January, 3. This became possible thanks to volunteers Marina and Maksym Fesenko, who then collected them from the trash can…

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We rescue bats 24/7

Now in nature bats have already begun hibernation, but very often as roosts they choose our high-rises buildings, because they look like rocks, caves with cracks. Because of this neighborhood bats suffer from humans. From the very beginning of December, the Bat Rehabilitation Center receives rescued bats found during the repair / replacement of windows…

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