Endangered Species
Midwest Region

 

 

Map of the eight states in the Midwest Region: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin.

The Midwest Region includes Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin. Find a location near you

 


Endangered Species Program

Conserving and restoring threatened and endangered species and their ecosystems

 


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Range-wide Indiana Bat Survey Guidelines

Unless otherwise noted, these Indiana bat survey guidelines can also be used for the northern long-eared bat.

 

A biologist holds an antennae over his head with one hand iwth a device in his other hand. He is triangulating the location of an Indiana bat that has been fitted with a transmitter.

To find a day roost, a biologist triangulates the location of an Indiana bat fitted with a radio transmitter.

Photo by Mike Coffey; USFWS

2019 Survey Guidelines

2019 Survey Guidelines April 2019 Adobe PDF icon

 

2019 Bat Reporting Spreadsheets

Instructions Adobe PDF icon - revised April 2018

 

Questions and Answers about Use of Standardized Spreadsheets for Reporting Bat Survey Data Adobe PDF icon

 

Region 2 Spreadsheet (Excel)

 

Region 3 Spreadsheet (Excel) - revised 2018

 

Region 4 Spreadsheet (Excel) - revised 2018

 

Region 5 Spreadsheet (Excel) - revised 2018

 

Region 6 Spreadsheet (Excel) - revised 2018

 

Bat ID Acoustic Software

Automated Acoustic Bat ID Software Programs

 

Background

Methods to Evaluate and Develop Minimum Recommended Summer Survey Effort for Indiana Bats: White Paper Jan. 13, 2014 (13-page PDF Adobe PDF icon)

 

Addendum 1 - Methods to Evaluate and Develop Minimum Recommended Summer Survey Effort for Indiana Bats: White Paper Adobe PDF icon

 

Glossary of Acoustic Bat Survey Terms

 

Archives

History of Summer Survey Guidance Development



 

Indiana Bat Home

Northern Long-eared Bat Home

Midwest Endangered Species Home

 

 

Last updated: April 11, 2019