Flying around the yard, large wingspan, roosted in the wood shed a couple of nights this week.
Successful artificial bat box that is home to a nursery colony of Eptesicus fuscus which were positively identified using an Echo Meter Touch bat detector. An early summer exit count in 2014 revealed a population of 45+ individuals, and a late summer exit count numbered 75+. Unfortunately, an exit count from early summer 2015 indicated the population has decreased to less than 30 for unknown reasons. If a late summer exit count is performed, we will update accordingly.
Confirmed using Echo Meter Touch
Positive ID using Echo Meter Touch bat detector
The big brown bat (Eptesicus fuscus) is native to North America, Central America, the Caribbean, and extreme northern South America.