It began the day when researchers came down the Colorado to net bats and caught a pregnant pallid bat
Caption: Can't hear the food Gleaners, such as the pallid bat
below, use sounds to hunt prey at night.
had not recorded during their survey of the Santa Monica Mountains, and they found four species we did not encounter, small-footed myotis (Myotis ciliolabrum), spotted bat (Euderma maculatum), pallid bat
(Antrozous pallidus), and western mastiff bat (Eumopsperotis californicus).
First record of the Pallid Bat
(Antrozous pallidus) from Montana.
Another popular area, an indoor exhibit called Eagle Canyon, boasts the desert hairy scorpion, the California tarantula, the pallid bat
, various rattlesnakes and other creatures with a high ``ew
She began thinking this week about the spots, including a pond she knows about in an oak woodland, where she's likely to find the Townsend's big-eared bat, red bat or pallid bat
velifer), western pipistrelle (Pipistrellus hesperus), hoary bat (Lasiurus cinereus), Townsend's big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii), pallid bat
(Antrozous pallidus), Mexican free-tailed bat (Tadarida brasiliensis) and western mastiff bat (Eumops perotis).
Take insect-eating bats, such as this pallid bat
carrying a grasshopper (below, right).
The complete colony of 76 bats, including a mixture of Mexican free-tailed and pallid bat
species, was collected for evaluation; all tested negative for rabies.
The only bat species that somewhat resembled the yellow bat in physical appearance was the pallid bat
, Antrozous pallidus.
Incidental records of predation on other bat species by Great Homed Owls elsewhere in their range, based on pellet analyses, are limited to a Big Brown Bat (Eptesicus fuscus; Kittredge and others 2006), a Western Red Bat (Lasiurus blossevillii; Fitch 1947), and a Pallid Bat
(Antrozous pallidus; Fitch 1947).
A Pallid Bat
(Antrozous pallidus) was discovered in Victoria, British Columbia, in a shipment of lettuce from California (19), where RABV-infected Pallid Bats
have been identified.