Captured 4 female hoary bats.
Jenna, Dana and Matt observed two Hoary Bats during the BioBlitz Bat Walk. Specific location in Cranbrook Campus unknown.
Dawn and Sierra observed one Hoary Bat during the BioBlitz Bat Walk. Specific location in Cranbrook Campus unknown.
Positive ID using Echo Meter Touch bat detector
Remarkably, roosting right above a well-traveled path in a hummingbird garden. Arboretum staff seemed to indicate that it wasn't that unusual.
The hoary bat (Lasiurus cinereus) is a species of bat in the vesper bat family, Vespertilionidae. It occurs throughout most of North America and much of South America, with disjunct populations in the Galápagos Islands. The Hawaiian hoary bat (ssp. semotus), an endangered subspecies, is endemic to Hawaii.