Miniopterus schreibersi — Overview

Schreibers's Long-fingered Bat learn more about names for this taxon

IUCN threat status:

Near Threatened (NT)


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Range Description

Occurs from south-western Europe and north and west Africa through Anatolia and the Middle East to the Caucasus. In Africa it is known from records in North Africa (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya), and west Africa (Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Nigeria, Cameroon). It is patchily distributed over its range in some huge and vulnerable colonies.

It typically occurs at altitudes of up to 1,400 m asl (commuting up to 2,600 m asl).


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