Black hair with shiny silver tips.
Number of Pups Born:
Litters Per Year:
Females nurse the young for an average of 36 days.
During this time the female will forage normally.
Prior to any kind of independence, the pups remain attached to the mother.
The pups are born with teeth, so once independent, they can fully forage on their own.
May roost alone or with up to 12 other bats. They are the most common bat species in forested areas. They roost in trees. Males live separate from females and the only time the sexes are commingled is during migration and hibernation.
Most commonly found in willow, maple, and ash trees that exists in forested areas close to bodies of water.
They hibernate in winter
They migrate as needed in order to find mates and hibernate.
They spend their entire lives in the forest.