Indiana Bat and Northern Long-eared Bat Survey Guidelines FAQ 2022

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Indiana Bat and Northern Long-eared Bat Survey Guidelines FAQ 2022

Frequently asked questions about the update to the Indiana Bat and Northern Long-eared Bat summer survey guidelines document in 2022.

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Point of contact for Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration and National Wildlife Refuge consultations,
National Recovery lead for northern long-eared bat
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The Indiana bat is a medium-sized Myotis, closely resembling the little brown bat (Myotis lucifugus) but differing in coloration. Its fur is a dull grayish chestnut rather than bronze, with the basal portion of the hairs on the back a dull-lead color. This bat's underparts are pinkish to...

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