Rwanda Wildlife Conservation Association (RWCA)
Innocent Twizeyimana (email@example.com)
Marie Claire Dusabe (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Olivier Nsengimana (email@example.com)
...in cooperation with local bat champions
For more information, see: https://www.rwandawildlife.org/bat-research-conservation/
Five roost sites in Western, Eastern and Southern Province are targeted for the long-term monitoring. Unfortunately, some roost sites have been partially or completely destroyed, especially in Kigali. Other sites, foremost the largest know roost on Napoleon Island, are impossible to monitor with diurnal counts, as the bats are hanging in rather low vegetation difficult to access, and would likely be disturbed and fly off if attempted.
Western Province (Lake Kivu)
for Gisenyi, at the northern shore of Lake Kivu
Serena Hotel (Gisenyi)
for Nyaruguru, no specific data for Akanyaru available on climate-data.org
In Sep 2022, the roost trees in Ruhango were cut down. However, they might manage to persist around...
for Ngoma, no specific data for Ruhango available on climate-data.org
for Nyagasambu, no specific data for Musha available on climate-data.org