South-western Kyrgyzstan is a transboundary territory located in Central Asia. During the project, 11 target caves were explored. Most of them are important nursery sites for Rhinolophus ferrumequinum, R. lepidus, Myotis blythii and M. emarginatus. In addition, three of the registered species (R. hipposideros, Barbastella capsica and Tadarida teniotis) are in the Red Data Book of the Kyrgyz Republic.
Presenter: Heliana Dundarova
Section: Cave Biology / Bio speleology
Type: oral presentation
Short bio of the presenter: Heliana Dundarova is a Chief Assistant at the Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research. Participated in speleo expeditions on the Balkan Peninsula, Central Europe, Central, and Southwest Asia.
Others: Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria