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Big Brown Bat

Eptesicus fuscus

Description:

Adult female big brown bat

Habitat:

Suburban residential area


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1 Comment

Lucy Myotis
Lucy Myotis 6 years ago

Hi Maria. We never know how they find their way into houses, but we know that around here big brown bats use attics and end louvers for summer colonies and basements for winter hibernation. From either point they have access to building interiors. This bat appears to be in good shape, so she will be released when the weather is appropriate.

Maria dB
Maria dB 6 years ago

Could you please tell us about how this bat came to be in a house and whether it was released again? Thanks

Lucy Myotis
Spotted by
Lucy Myotis

Burke, Virginia, USA

Lat: 38.78, Long: -77.28

Spotted on Dec 6, 2013
Submitted on Dec 9, 2013

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