Barbastella leucomelas

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Rare and Endangered Animals of Armenia

Animals in Armenia

Ասիական լայնականջ չղջիկ ("Asiakan laynakanj chghjik") Eastern Barbastelle

Status

Armenia – western border of natural habitat. Rare species.

Habitat in Armenia

Recorded from Garni and Arzni, Kotayk Marz, Arpi and Areni villages, Vayots Dzor Marz, Herher and Martiros villages, Vayk region, Khndzoresk, Goris region, and Nyudavi, Meghri region.

Number in the wild

Very small number. Usually seen alone, very rarely – in groups of 3 – 4.

Reasons for decrease in number

This species has always been rare in Armenia.

Number in captivity

No data

Measures of protection taken

None

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