They may seem innocuous dive bombing for insects at twilight, but if they get inside your house, these flying rodents that can carry disease will drive New England homeowners batty!
Myotis lucifugus (little brown bat)
Eptesicus fuscus (big brown bat)
Little Brown Bat Size: 4.5 – 5.5 inches
Wingspan: 8.5 – 10.5 inches
Big Brown Bat Size: 5.5 – 8 inches
Wingspan: 11.25 – 12 inches
Bats are nocturnal and most active in the evening hours
They are the only mammals that can fly long distances
They can form colonies of up to several hundred bats
They have been found sleeping behind shutters and foundation beams of homes
Bats can carry communicable disease.
Bats do eat other flying insects
Spread of Disease from contact with bat and bat droppings
Diseases include rabies and histoplasmosis
Difficult to capture and rid without professional pest control
Bats could carry fleas and other insects
WARNING! Bats should be considered armed and dangerous.
Do not attempt to rid them by yourself. Contact Expert Pest Control immediately at (800) 235-3093 for professional bat removal solutions.
WARNING! Bats should be considered armed and dangerous. Do not attempt to rid them by yourself. Contact Expert Pest Control immediately at (800) 235-3093 for professional bat removal solutions.