Brown Long-eared

This is one of the most recognisable species due to its massive ears. When resting they will often curl their ears up or tuck them under their wings. The ears are used to listen for insects when gleaning, which is where they fly slowly and pick moths and spiders up off leaves and bark. Their echolocation call is very quiet and they are sometimes called whispering bats.

Staffordshire Bat Group 2020

Staffordshire Bat Group are working to increase knowledge, understanding, awareness and conservation of bats in Staffordshire

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