Little Brown Bat‏

This female came to us in mid- April and the weather was still iffy.  I kept her about a week and a half until the weather warmed up and there were plenty of insects.   She was released back at the site in which she was found.

Little Brown Bat – Size Comparison to a Q-tip

Worldwide there are close to 100 species of mouse-eared bats, all belonging to the genus Myotis.  Only 15 of these occur in North America, north of Mexico.

The Little Brown Bat (Myotis lucifugus), is the most common mouse-eared bat in Canada and the northern two-thirds of the U.S.  They can catch as many as 600 mosquitoes an hour.
myotic eating bogart
Enjoying a Mealworm