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Tri-colored Bat

Perimyotis subflavus


One of North America's smallest bats, this little bat has 3 bands of color on each hair (base is black, middle is yellow, and tip is brown). These bands of color are obvious when you blow on the fur.


This individual was captured while doing a mist net survey. Photos were taken while the bat was being measured by a coworker.

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GeoffreyPalmer 7 years ago

Thank you LisaPowers and thank you everyone for your comments!

armadeus.4 7 years ago


James McNair
James McNair 7 years ago


LeanneGardner 7 years ago

Congratulations Geoffrey!

LuisStevens 7 years ago

Congrats Geoffrey!

LisaPowers 7 years ago

Congrats GeoffreyPalmer! This spotting has been chosen as our special Halloween SOTD! Thanks for your efforts on behalf of the bats and thanks for sharing on Project Noah!

GeoffreyPalmer 7 years ago

Thank you AshleyT!

AshleyT 7 years ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

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Georgia, USA

Spotted on May 29, 2014
Submitted on Aug 6, 2014

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