Bat article + Minnetonka [Cave, Idaho, bat] trapping [capture and release] numbers [memo]

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Abel, Becky


p.[1] (2014)

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Big Brown Bat, Corynorhinus townsendii, Eptesicus fuscus, Little Brown Myotis, Long-eared Myotis, Long-legged Myotis, Minnetonka Cave, Myotis ciliolabrum, Myotis evotis, Myotis lucifugus, Myotis volans, Townsend's Big-Eared Bat, Western Small-footed Myotis


This brief memo to Rita Dixon (Idaho Department of Fish and Game), dated 9 October 2014, accompanied a draft of an article (DRAFT75thCelebrationBats20141009 [docx]) about bats for her to review. Included in the memo are numbers of bats captured during a survey the previous night (8 October 2014) at Minnetonka Cave, Idaho. A total of 67 bats (representing 6 species) were captured: Townsend's big-eared bats (1), big brown bat (1), western small-footed myotis (13), long-eared myotis (36), little brown myotis (12), and long-legged myotis (4). Information includes sex and age class. No Yuma myotis were observed. See the report entitled Capture Survey at Minnetonka Cave for information about the capture survey (U14ABE05IDUS).