Mexican Free-Tailed Bat

  Scientific Name: Tadaridabrasiliensis Aka Brazilian Free-Tailed Bat Habitat:Americas: regarded as one of the most abundant mammals in North America. Range in elevation from sea level to 2690m. Roosts in caves, buildings, mine tunnels, under bridges (Gardner,...

Common Vampire Bat

  Scientific Name: Desmodusrotundus Habitat: Lowland and mid-elevation habitats. Roosts in caves, wells, mine shafts, hollow trees, and abandoned buildings (Gardner, 221). Diet: Sanguinivorous/Hematophagous Call Type: Passive echolocation Interesting Facts:...

Hoary Bat

Scientific Name: Lasiuruscinereus Habitat: Woodland, coniferous forests. Roosts in foliage of trees and bushes, occasionally on bark of trees. (Gardner, 463) Diet: Insectivorous   [youtube id=”GogsxIUTCC0″ ]...

Big Brown Bat

  Scientific Name:  Eptesicusfuscus Diet: Insectivorous Habitat:Lives in/tolerant to a variety of habitats: cities, towns, rural areas, tree hollows, caves, and rock ledges (http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/7928/0). (In South America) evergreen and cloud-forest...

Parnell’s Mustached Bat

Calls of longer duration separated by short periods of silence (high duty cycle). May be a specialization associated with collecting more details about fluttering targets in clutter (Fenton, 873) Scientific Name: teronotusparnellii Habitat: Lowland tropical wet forest...