Small flying mammals of the order Chiroptera.
Bats and wind energy-A literature synthesis and annotated bibliography [ More info] A literature synthesis and annotated bibliography focus on North America and on refereed journals. Additional references include a selection of citations on bat ecology, international research on bats and wind energy, and unpublished reports.
Bats of Ouray National Wildlife Refuge [ More info] Detailed information on capture-and-release surveying as well as acoustic monitoring of bats indicates prevalence of various species and, for the captured specimens, physiological characteristics.
Biological resource status and trends: Bats [ More info] Information concerning status and trends of biological resources, focusing on bats
Flying by Night: USGS Scientists Put Technology to Work on Bats [ More info] Short description of techniques used to monitor migration patterns and behavior of bats in New Mexico.
Frequent arousal from hibernation linked to severity of infection and mortality in bats with white-nose syndrome [ More info] By attaching data loggers to bats, we found bats infected with white-nose syndrome awoke from hibernation more frequently, which may contribute to increased mortality.
Investigating White-Nose Syndrome in Bats [ More info] Explains the nature and history of this fungal infection that is killing large numbers of bats in the northeast US.
Management and Research Applications of Long-range Surveillance Radar Data for Birds, Bats, and Flying Insects [ More info] Explains how radar can be used to measure the density, speed, direction, altitude, and location of flocks of animals in flight.
Pollinators, plants, and prosperity [ More info] Six short news articles about ecological problems faced by pollinator species in various parts of the US. Taken from "People, Land, and Water", the newsletter of the Department of the Interior.
Summary and analysis of the U.S. government bat banding program [ More info] Analysis of the program with a detailed study of the best collection of data available from it. Includes recommendations for future studies of bats.
White-nose syndrome in bats: U.S. Geological Survey updates [ More info] Summary of current knowledge of this increasing problem, emphasizing recent USGS research on the issues surrounding it.
Wind energy and wildlife research at the Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center [ More info] How will the increasing use of wind turbines affect populations of wild birds and bats? This shows which birds and bats we study, and the aspects of their ecology that may be affected by wind energy development.
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