Survival tactics within thermally-challenging roosts: heat tolerance and cold sensitivity in the Angolan free-tailed bat
, Mops condylurus.
Roosting behavior of the Mexican free-tailed bat
(Tadarida brasiliensis) in a highway overpass.
The geographic range of the Brazilian Free-tailed Bat
(Tadarida brasiliensis) in western North America extends as far north as southern Oregon (Verts and Carraway 1998), southern Idaho (Rita Dixon, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, pers.
The occurrence of the Peale's free-tailed bat
(Nyctinomops aurispinosus, Molossidae) in Central America.
Snyder of Austin Peay State University discovered the first Brazilian Free-tailed bat
(BFT), Tadarida brasiliensis, in Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tennessee (Snyder, 1993).
We observed Southeastern myotis (Myotis austroriparius), Big brown (Eptesicus fuscus), and Brazilian free-tailed bats
(Tadarida brasiliensis) using concrete box culverts as diurnal roosts in Butler County, Alabama during summer 2008.
Young readers follow Frankie the Brazilian free-tailed bat
's adventures as she searches for food, migrates between the two countries and becomes a mother.
McCracken, "Bats Aloft: A Study of High-Altitude Feeding," Bats 14 (Fall 1996): 8, "Extrapolating from the energy requirements of a mother bat and her growing pup, we estimate that a million nursing free-tailed bat
eats about 10 tons of insects every night.
In the caption for "Last Words" on the last page of the July/August issue, we misidentified the Mexican free-tailed bat
as the "main pollinator of the agave plant" (the source of tequila).
We described the distribution and roosting habits of all 16 species of bats that occur in Georgia including the eastern pipistrelle, eastern small-footed myotis, southeastern myotis, Indiana bat, little brown bat, northern long-eared myotis, gray bat, Rafinesque's big-eared bat, silver-haired bat, Seminole bat, northern yellow bat, hoary bat, big brown bat, and Brazilian free-tailed bat
. This distri bution and roosting ecology information of Georgia bats is critical for effective bat conservation throughout the state.
The pioneering zone of the Mexican free-tailed bat
includes Barber and Comanche counties in Kansas and as far north as Mesa and Saguache counties in southwestern Colorado.
The absence of clustering behavior in the European free-tailed bat
at the northern limit of its range may seem strange at first glance.