Big Brown Bat
STATUS: Native, “Least Concern”
DESCRIPTION: They weigh 0.53–0.92 oz and are 4.3–5.1 in long.
DIET: They eat many kinds of insects including beetles, flies, stone flies, mayflies, stone flies, mayflies, true bugs, net-winged insects, scorpionflies, caddisflies, and cockroaches.
HABITAT: Flies in forest; roosts in caves, hollow trees, and buildings (especially in summer) .
NOTES: Their life expectancy is usually 6 years, but they have been known to live up to19 years. This is the most common Pleistocene bat in North America.
Photo Credit: Larry Meade