Bat Species of Southeastern North Carolina
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Big Brown Bat (Eptesicus fuscus)

Colonial
Below is a list of bat species found in New Hanover and surrounding counties.  Each species is either colonial (nests and roosts in groups) or solitary (mostly get together just to mate).
Mexican Free-tailed Bat (Tadarida brasiliensis)

Colonial
Eastern Pipistrelle (Pipistrellus subflavus)

Solitary
Eastern Red Bat (Lasiurus borealis)

Solitary
Evening Bat (Nycticeius humeralis)

Colonial
Hoary Bat (Lasiurus cinereus)

Solitary
Rafinesque's Big-eared Bat (Corynorhinus rafinesquii)

Colonial
Seminole Bat (Lasiurus seminolus)

Solitary
Silver Haired Bat (Lasionycteris noctivagans)

Solitary
Southeastern Bat (Myotis austroriparius)

Colonial