This was followed by the Mexican free-tailed bat
Snyder of Austin Peay State University discovered the first Brazilian Free-tailed bat
(BFT), Tadarida brasiliensis, in Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tennessee (Snyder, 1993).
We observed Southeastern myotis (Myotis austroriparius), Big brown (Eptesicus fuscus), and Brazilian free-tailed bats
(Tadarida brasiliensis) using concrete box culverts as diurnal roosts in Butler County, Alabama during summer 2008.
If adults could only see the world through the eyes of children, they could relive the wonderment and excitement of discovery they too once experienced in their youth," wrote Boston University Professor Thomas Kunz in the introduction to Frankie the Free-tailed Bat
McCracken, "Bats Aloft: A Study of High-Altitude Feeding," Bats 14 (Fall 1996): 8, "Extrapolating from the energy requirements of a mother bat and her growing pup, we estimate that a million nursing free-tailed bat
eats about 10 tons of insects every night.
We described the distribution and roosting habits of all 16 species of bats that occur in Georgia including the eastern pipistrelle, eastern small-footed myotis, southeastern myotis, Indiana bat, little brown bat, northern long-eared myotis, gray bat, Rafinesque's big-eared bat, silver-haired bat, Seminole bat, northern yellow bat, hoary bat, big brown bat, and Brazilian free-tailed bat
The pioneering zone of the Mexican free-tailed bat
includes Barber and Comanche counties in Kansas and as far north as Mesa and Saguache counties in southwestern Colorado.
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is G5 suggesting the species is globally secure, although it might be rare in portions of its range.
The free-tailed bat
has only a fraction of a second to grab a lady bat's attention, so his pitch has to be near-perfect.
In summary, this study documents three new geographic records for parasites from the Brazilian free-tailed bat
During a single night's flight, a Mexican free-tailed bat
may fly to an altitude of 10,000 feet to satisfy its hunger.
To our knowledge, this is the first study that documents the predation of Mexican free-tailed bat
by merlin and one of the few studies that show sustained predation on Mexican free-tailed bat
by any species of bird of prey.
Evidence for prenatal transfer of rabies virus in the Mexican free-tailed bat
(Tadarida brasiliensis Mexicana).
The Brazilian free-tailed bat
occurs throughout Texas during the summer months, but is found primarily in the eastern one-fourth of the state during winter months (Schmidly 2004).
Mammals include the California ground squirrel, black-tailed jack rabbit, desert cottontail, fox squirrel, Brazilian free-tailed bat