Use of Bridges by Bats ( Mammalia : Chiroptera ) in the Rio Grande Valley , New Mexico


During a 2-year study, we documented eight species of bats using bridges in the lower Rio Grande Valley of New Mexico. Of 17 bridges surveyed, 15 (88%) contained day-roosting bats and $8 bridges (47%) contained maternity colonies with one or more species, including the Arizona myotis (Myotis occultus), Yuma myotis (Myotis yumanensis), and Brazilian free… (More)

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