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Gray bat

Photo by USFWS; Ann Froschauer

 

Status: Endangered, listed April 21, 1975

 

Habitat: Gray bats live in caves year-round. During winter, gray bats hibernate in deep, vertical caves. In summer, they roost and form maternity colonies in caves which are scattered along streams, rivers and reservoirs.

 

Range: Alabama, northern Arkansas, Kentucky, Missouri, and Tennessee. A few can be found in northwestern Florida, western Georgia, southeastern Kansas, southern Indiana, southern and southwestern Illinois, northeastern Oklahoma, northeastern Mississippi, western Virginia, and possibly western North Carolina.


Lead Region: 3

 

Region 3 Lead Office: Columbia Missouri Field Office

Gray Bat (Myotis grisescens)

Status: Endangered

 

The Wrong-Way Bat That Migrates North for the Winter! E-NatureBlog

 

Natural History, Ecology, and Regulatory Information

Fact sheet

 

Gray Bat in Oklahoma Fact Sheet

 

Species Profile (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service's National Endangered Species Website)

 

Myotis grisescens - ICUN Red List profile

 

Recovery

5-Year Review 34-page PDF (Sept. 30, 2009)

 

 


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Last updated: March 12, 2018