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Little Brown Bat

Myotis lucifugus lucifugus

Description:

This bat is small to medium size, with glossy fur that is a dark yellow-brown to olive brown. The face, ears, and membranes are dark, with the membranes sparsely or not furred.

Habitat:

This species will roost in caves, buildings, rocks and trees, under bridges, in mines and in tunnels. They also may dwell in man-made structures. This is one of the most abundant insectivorous bats in Virginia. They are found in all forested regions.

Notes:

We will keep an eye on this cute little guy as we're not sure why he chose to hang out above our garage in the middle of the day.

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PamG
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PamG

Virginia, USA

Spotted on Jun 21, 2015
Submitted on Jun 21, 2015

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