StampNews.com got to know about the upcoming stamp issue of Slovenian Post. It will appear in September and will be part of such series as "Fauna".
This year's September issue will again add to the Fauna series, which will include four stamps featuring bats. The stamps will present Bechstein's bat, the lesser horseshoe bat, Kuhl's pipistrelle and the common bent-wing bat. The first three stamps will be issued in sheets of 25, and the stamp featuring the common bent-wing bat will be issued in a single-stamp miniature sheet.
Bechstein's bat is a species of vesper bat found in Europe and western Asia, living in extensive areas of woodland. It is a medium-sized and relatively long-eared bat. The adult has a long, fluffy fur which is reddish-brown above and gray-white below. It has a pinkish face, and its ears are long and broad.
Kuhl's pipistrelle, Pipistrellus kuhlii, is a species of vesper bat that lives over large areas of North Africa, southern Europe and Western Asia. It can be found in temperate forests, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, temperate grassland, rural gardens, and urban areas.
The common bent-wing bat, Schreibers' long-fingered bat, or Schreibers' bat is a species of vesper bat in the family Vespertilionidae. It is a species of subtropical origin distributed throughout the southern Palearctic, Ethiopic, Oriental, and Australian regions. In Europe, it is present in the southern half from Iberia to the Caucasus, with the largest populations found in the warmer Mediterranean area.