In this summary we report on a 2-year study to examine the roost-site preferences of the northern long-eared myotis (Myotis septentrionalis), a provincially Blue-listed species. The specific objectives were: to characterize roosting habitat used by bats, with emphasis on northern long-eared bat females; to compare attributes of confirmed roost sites with potential roosts at the patch and stand levels to determine the criteria used for roost selection; and to provide specific recommendations as to how bat roosting habitat requirements can be incorporated into forest development plans and wildlife tree patch design.
Vonhof, Maarten J., Wilkinson, Lisa C.. 1999. A Summary of Roosting Requirements of Northern Long-Eared Myotis in Northeastern British Columbia (in Proc. Conference Biology & Management of Species and Habitats at Risk). Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks. Proceedings - Conference Biology & Management. Vol. 1
Keywords: bat, boreal mixedwood forest, Myotis septentrionalis, northern long-eared myotis, roosting, wildlife tree
Scientific Name: Myotis septentrionalis
English Name: Northern Long-eared Myotis
Other Identifier: University College of the Cariboo
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