The Island Bat Research Group (IBRG) is an international multi-disciplinary unit. It has been involved for several years in the research and conservation of endangered insular bats in Japan and other island countries.


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Picture featured on this website were shot by members of the group, but also by close friends and collaborators. Therefore, reuse of these pictures is subject to prior approval by the IBRG to insure proper credit can be given to authors.

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IBRC2019: 2nd Best Presentation Award

Kura was honored with the 2nd Best Presentation Award at the International Bat Research Conference 2019 for his study on bat-farmer conflicts (i.e. crop damages and culls against Pteropus dasymallus) on Okinawa island.