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  • Scientific Names
    • Eptesicus fuscus
  • French
    • grande chauve-souris brune
    • sérotine brune
  • Spanish
    • Murciélago-moreno norteamericano
  • English
    • Big Brown Bat
  • Yuto Nahua
    • sopichí

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What

Big Brown Bat Eptesicus fuscus

Observer

nlblock

Date

September 25, 2016 02:36 PM EDT

Description

My biggest surprise of the day! I didn't even see it against the mud until I stepped too close and it hissed/squealed at me. I'm guessing it somehow ended up in the pond and managed to swim to shore, but then it ended up exhausted and unable to go any farther.

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Big Brown Bat Eptesicus fuscus

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sagamoreoh

Date

September 20, 2016

Description

between barn and silo under porch

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Big Brown Bat Eptesicus fuscus

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jolene

Date

June 10, 2016

Description

Found by L. Ries (NPS) using acoustic detection.

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Big Brown Bat Eptesicus fuscus

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swampy

Date

September 16, 2016

Description

Echolocation technology by the St-Lawrence River Institute

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Big Brown Bat Eptesicus fuscus

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akerns11

Date

September 16, 2016 07:37 PM PDT

Description

Flying around

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Big Brown Bat Eptesicus fuscus

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alex9

Date

September 1, 2016 09:42 PM MST

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Big Brown Bat Eptesicus fuscus

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asl5120

Date

August 29, 2016 07:20 PM CDT

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Big Brown Bat Eptesicus fuscus

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trnwrinfo

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Big Brown Bat Eptesicus fuscus

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larry14

Date

August 29, 2016

Description

Large bat with big ears and a light colored chin.. ~8inch wingspan +? came in the house and flew around and hung out for a while. We had left the door open for the dogs to come and go for a bit.

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Big Brown Bat Eptesicus fuscus

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kens18

Date

August 3, 2016 11:00 PM EDT

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Big Brown Bat Eptesicus fuscus

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ehurme

Date

May 20, 2016 09:30 PM EDT

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Big Brown Bat Eptesicus fuscus

Observer

mperdicas

Date

August 22, 2016 10:19 AM EDT

Place

Ohio, US (Google, OSM)
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Description from Wikipedia

The big brown bat (Eptesicus fuscus) is native to North America, Central America, the Caribbean, and extreme northern South America.

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