Western Red Bat
Brownish-yellow-bright orange fur with white tips and white fur on its neck.
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They form large nursing colonies.
In Arizona, it is a summer visitor, ranging all over the state in various areas except the desert.
Roosts alone in leaves of trees.
Roosts in leaf litter in the winter.
In Arizona, western red bats occur primarily along riparian corridors among oaks, sycamores and cottonwoods in central and southeastern Arizona.
Riparian areas are a must and need to be dominated by walnuts, oaks, willows, cottonwoods, and sycamores.
They hibernate during winter
They migrate south to hibernate
When they fold their wings over their bodies they resemble dead leaves!