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Bats of the United States and Canada / Michael J. Harvey, J. Scott Altenbach, and Troy L. Best.

Author/Creator:
Harvey, Michael J.
Publication:
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 202 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps ; 22 cm.
Subjects:
Bats -- United States.
Bats -- Canada.
Contents:
Classification
Biology
Echolocation
Benefits of insectivorous bats
Foraging
Feeding behavior
Noninsectivorous bats
Vampire bats
Guano
Summer habitat
Summer-autumn swarming
Winter habitat and hibernation
Migration
Homing ability
Reproduction and longevity
Bats as food
Bat "bombs"
Mines and bridges
Controlling "nuisance" bats
Attracting bats
Threats to bats
Rabies
Histoplasmosis
Bats and wind power
White-nose syndrome
Conservation
Status of bats in the United States and Canada
Endangered species and subspecies
Research techniques
Inventories
Thermal imaging
Nets and traps
Bat banding
Radiotelemetry
Acoustic identification
Additional techniques.
Notes:
Includes index.
Contributor:
Altenbach, J. Scott (Joe Scott)
Best, Troy L.
ISBN:
9781421401911 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1421401916 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
703104497
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