Corpus ID: 85768709

Colonial cavity roosting bats

  title={Colonial cavity roosting bats},
  author={Mary S. Bunch},
  • Mary S. Bunch
  • Published 2005
  • Biology
  • Colonial bats are those that gather in groups, forming maternity and/or hibernation colonies. The colony size can vary from three to four individuals to thousands. Cavity roosting bats use cavities or crevices for shelter. Most species of South Carolina bats are colonial cavity or crevice roosting. They include Rafinesque’s big-eared bats (Corynorhinus rafinesquii), southeastern bats (Myotis austroriparius), big brown bats (Eptescicus fuscus), evening bats (Nycticeius humeralis), eastern… CONTINUE READING


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