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Big Brown Bat

Eptesicus fuscus


anyone know the species?...pretty big ears


On my porch: Transylvania Co NC


Tonight I finally figured out where the droppings on my porch were coming from!

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Big Brown bat
Eptesicus fuscus ADW: Eptesicus fuscus: INFORMATION

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ceherzog 8 years ago

Thanks J!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

Beautiful bat, Claire!

ceherzog 8 years ago

Thanks so much for the ID Lucy!

YukoChartraw 8 years ago

Very cute and beautiful brown fur!

Lucy Myotis
Lucy Myotis 8 years ago

Thanks for adding your bat!

It's a big brown bat (Eptesicus fuscus). I'm certain of it based on size, coloration, facial features, and the fact it's the most common species we care for at The Save Lucy Campaign so we recognize them when we see them!

ceherzog 8 years ago

Done Ava!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 8 years ago

Please consider adding this spotting to the new North American Bat Tracker mission at

ceherzog 8 years ago

Jellis...thanks for the link ...I still can't figure out the ID though

ceherzog 8 years ago

Guess he didn't like the flash photography last night...not there...darn!

ceherzog 8 years ago

I'm going out to look right now & see if it's back again tonight...Alice probably about 4 nights.

alicelongmartin 8 years ago

How many nights have you seen the droppings. They should be good on your plants. Lucky you!

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Rosman, North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Sep 7, 2012
Submitted on Sep 7, 2012

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