Researcher Julia Ersan prepares to release hoary bat

Woman holds up a small bat in a gloved hand

Detailed Description

USGS WERC researcher Julia Ersan gets prepared to release a hoary bat (Lasiurus cinereus) after capture and examination. USGS researchers are conducting multiple projects to learn about the ecology of Western bats, including long distance migrants like the hoary bat.


Image Dimensions: 2448 x 3264

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Location Taken: US