This is the first Yuma myotis documented in Exposition Park and NHM.
This is the first Canyon bat detected in Exposition park and the NHM Nature gardens.
First western red bat detected in Exposition Park or NHM since 1937. This migratory bat is a foliage rooster so it is indicating the importance of urban green spaces.
Captured in mistnet, very different to other species of Histiotus
Appeared to be dying . Found next to Redwood Creek in a Coast Redwood grove .
roosting in Lolopasi Lodge
Found grounded during the day
Off Case St.
Bats are mammals of the order Chiroptera (/kaɪˈrɒptərə/; from the Greek χείρ - cheir, "hand" and πτερόν - pteron, "wing") whose forelimbs form webbed wings, making them the only mammals naturally capable of true and sustained flight. By contrast, other mammals said to fly, such as flying squirrels, gliding possums, and colugos, can only glide for short distances. Bats do not flap their entire forelimbs, as birds do, but instead flap their spread-out digits, which are...