Original source: Base map derived from File:BlankMap-World.png. Distribution data from IUCN Red List
Order : Chiroptera
Family : Megadermatidae
Species : Lavia frons
The Yellow-winged bat is listed as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Namings for the yellowwinged batA young / baby of a yellowwinged bat is called a 'pup'. A yellowwinged bat group is called a 'colony or cloud'.
CountriesBenin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Cote d'Ivoire, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, The, Ghana, GuineaBissau, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda and Zambia
Facts about the yellow-winged bat
The yellow-winged bat (Lavia frons) is found only in tropical Africa and is one of the species we are likely to see on BCI's 1996 Founder's Circle trip to East Africa (see back cover for details).
TNS Google MSN Lavia frons affinus, the Yellow-winged bat, is native to Africa south of the Sahara desert. (Full text)
Yellow-winged bats are insectivorous. (Full text)
Yellow-winged Bat The Yellow-winged Bat Lavia frons is found in forests and open country and is common in Kenya where it can be seen roosting in Acacia trees. (Full text)More animals beginning with Y