Within this range, the distribution is very spotty, and the bulk of the occurrences and largest populations are in New York, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and western Virginia. Both males and females have multiple mates. The species is most often recorded at hibernacula in northern New York with most of the large sites being located in the Adirondacks.
If you thought its body was small, check out its feet. Extensive applications of insecticides and some bio control methods, such as Btk, could also pose an indirect risk to northern myotis by reducing availability of prey.
Terwilliger, K. The calcar a cartilaginous extension of the ankle has a definitive keel.
This type of roosting behavior may contribute to the low numbers observed during winter hibernacula counts in New York because many individuals may not be readily detectable on the cave or mine walls. Click here to cancel reply.
Virginia Journal of Science 38 4: Its magnitude is not known. Myotis leibii.
Their preferences change during the reproductive season, when females seek out warm sunny spots. The Wild Mammals of Missouri 2nd edition.
Scientific name: They usually hibernate alone, but sometimes in groups. Mammalian Species 547: The Mammals of North America, second edition. Search form Search.
The range of this bat is a broad belt across North America, from southern British Columbia to northern Mexico, east through the mid-section of the Midwest, and north to southern Ontario and southwestern Quebec. Albany, NY.Juvenile bat eats a sugar plum: this is Sascha