Date: 1/23/18 4:40 am
From: scott bates <fennecfox1947...>
Subject: [MDBirding] Re: It flies
On Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 7:05:18 AM UTC-5, James Wilson wrote:
> I stepped outside last evening about 5:30. 63 degrees and a bat was flying around the yard. My ID skills for bats are zero, but I know that it was a bat. If anyone can speculate on what species, I would appreciate it. Thanks.
> Jim Wilson
> Queenstown

Never easy to ID bats on the wing. 80% chance it was a big brown bat. They are usually the only species in buildings this time of year. Wingspan (from tip-to-tip) can be 16 inches.

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