Northern long-eared bat

Northern long-eared bat

Order : Chiroptera
Family : Vespertilionidae
Subfamily : Vespertilioninae
Species : Nyctophilus arnhemensis


The Northern long-eared bat is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. 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 northern longeared bat
A young / baby of a northern longeared bat is called a 'pup'. A northern longeared bat group is called a 'colony or cloud'.

Facts about the northern long-eared bat

The northern long-eared bat is a small brownish looking bat.

However, the Northern Long-eared Bat is on the Red List in British Columbia. (Full text)

Northern Long-Eared Bat Myotis septentrionalis Back to Top of Page The Northern long-eared bat is a small bat with dull gray/brown pelage and long ears

Presently, the Northern Long-eared Bat is on the Blue List of species that may be at risk in Alberta.

The northern long-eared bat is found throughout Wisconsin.

Myotis septentrionalis widespread distribution The Northern Long-eared Bat is found through much of eastern North America including

Studies have shown that the Northern Long Eared Bat is a user of mature forests, and that clear cutting reduces bat activity.

Thus, hibernating Northern Long-eared Bats are never abundant.

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