Population ecology of the gray bat (Myotis grisescens)

factors influencing early growth and development
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StatementMerlin D. Tuttle.
SeriesOccasional papers of the Museum of Natural History, the University of Kansas ;, no. 36
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LC ClassificationsQL737.C595 T87
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POPULATION ECOLOGY OF THE GRAY BAT (MYOTIS GRISESCENS): FACTORS INFLUENCING GROWTH AND SURVIVAL OF NEWLY VOLANT YOUNG' MERLIN D. TUTTLE Vertebrate Division, Milwaukee Public Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin USA A bstract. Growth success and survival of newly volant young Myotis grisescens were.

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Tuttle Museum of Natural History, University of Kansas Lawrence Australian/Harvard Citation. Population ecology of the gray bat (Myotis grisescens): Philopatry, timing and patterns of movement, weight loss during migration, and seasonal adaptive strategies.

Occasional Papers of the Museum of Natural History, University of Kansas   Population ecology of the gray bat (Myotis grisescens): factors influencing early growth and development.

Appears in 21 books from Page - Pp. in Ecological and behavioral methods for the study of bats (TH Kunz. ed.).5/5(1). Population trends of gray bats at maternity caves in the western portion of their range from M.D.

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The first part of the book covers the life history and behavioral ecology of bats, from migration to sperm competition and natural selection. Population Ecology of the Gray Bat (Myotis Grisescens): Philopatry, Timing and Patterns of Movement, Weight Loss During Migration, and Seasonal Adaptive Strategies /5(34).

Population ecology of the gray bat (Myotis grisescens): factors influencing early growth and development. Tuttle, Merlin D. Type. Article. Date of Publication. Original Publication. Occasional papers of the Museum of Natural History, the University of Kansas.

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Population ecology of the gray bat (Myotis grisescens): philopatry, timing, and patterns of movement, weight loss during migration, and seasonal adaptive strategies by Merlin D Tuttle (Book). The population level consistent with recent surveys and higher than thirty years ago.

The Mary Lawson Cave was purchase by the state in and bat gate was installed in The summer count at the site to 54, bats. Tumbling Creek Cave hou bats in19, in, in An analysis of migration as a mortality factor in the gray bat based on public recoveries of banded bats.

American Midland Naturalist Tuttle, M. D: Ecology: Journal: Tuttle, M. Population ecology of the gray bat (Myotis grisescens): factors influencing growth and survival of newly volant young.

Ecology Population ecology of the gray bat (Myotis grisescens): factors influencing growth and survival of newly volant young. Ecology, - and D. Stevenson. An analysis of migration as a mortality factor in the gray bat based on public recoveries of banded bats. Midi. Nat., The story of the gray bat is in many ways the story of BCI.

It began when Merlin, then a high school student, discovered a colony of gray bats (now also called gray myotis) in Baloney Cave, a few miles from his home in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Ingray bats were generally considered non-migratory mammals that lived in the same caves year-round. The Fish and Wildlife Service soon acquired and protected Blowing Wind and Cave Springs Caves, where past nursery populations exceeded a total of half a million Gray Bats, and New Fern Cave, site of the world's largest known hibernating bat population, which alone sheltered an estimated million Gray Bats as recently as   His Masters degree thesis focused on zoogeography of Peruvian bats.

He obtained his Ph.D. with honors in His thesis on population ecology and migration of gray bats is a classic in its field, resulting in 10 scientific publications from a study in which he ban gray bats and recaptured more t over a multi-state region.

Population ecology of the gray bat (Myotis giisescens): philopatry, timing and patterns of movement, weight loss during migration, and seasonal adaptive strategies. Occas. Pap. of the Museum of Natural History, University of Kansas, The gray bat (Myotis grisescens) is a species of microbat endemic to North America.

The creature once flourished in caves all over the southeastern United States, but due to human disturbance, gray bat populations declined severely during the early and mid portion of the 20th century.

95% of gray bats now only roost in 11 caves. grisescens has been listed as federally endangered by the U.S. Gray myotises are hard to distinguish from their myotis cousins. Gray myotises have grayer fur; it is a uniform brownish gray most of the year, turning a light rusty brown in summer.

Other myotises have bi- or tricolored fur, with the tips of each strand contrasting with the base. The gray myotis’s ears and wing membranes are gray to black. Population ecology of the gray bat (Myotis grisescens): philopatry, timing and patterns of movement, weight loss during migration, and seasonal adaptive strategies.

Univ. Kans. Merlin Devere Tuttle (born Aug ) is an American ecologist, conservationist, writer and wildlife photographer who has specialized in bat ecology, behavior, and conservation. He is credited with protecting the Austin Congress Avenue Bridge bat colony from extermination.

Tuttle is currently active as founder and executive director of Merlin Tuttle's Bat Conservation in Austin, Texas. Tuttle Population ecology of the gray bat (Myotis grisescens): philopatry, timing and patterns of movement, weight loss during migration, and seasonal adaptive strategies.

Occasional Papers, Museum of Natural History, University of Kansas –   Mortality from wind turbines could result in a 50% reduction in population size in just 50 years even in an optimistic scenario of a hoary bat population as large as 10 million bats and a mean annual growth rate of 1% per year, which would otherwise support stable population growth ().At the ‘most likely’ demographic scenario from the expert elicitation (N i = million bats and pre-wind.

This leads to extremely restricted nesting opportunities. Due to their requirement of unique cave types, Gray bats can only use % of available caves in the winter and % in the summer.

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(Tuttle, ; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, ) Ninety-five percent of the total Gray bat population hibernates in only eight or nine caves.

Tuttle MD () Population ecology of the gray bat (Myotis grisescens): factors influencing growth and survival of newly volant young. Ecology – CrossRef Google Scholar Tuttle MD () Gating as a means of protecting cave-dwelling bats. Gray Bat (Myotis grisescens) Fact Sheet.

PDF version. Photo by Adam Mann, Environmental Solutions and Innovations. The gray bat is an endangered species. Endangered Species are animals and plants that are in danger of becoming extinct.

Threatened species are animals and plants that are likely to become endangered in the foreseeable future. Population sizes ranged from less than bats to over bats. 8 Findings suggest that colonies with greater concentrations of bats had higher mortality rates than those with fewer individuals.

8 These experiments confirmed the lethality of WNS and also its effectiveness at annihilating large bat populations in a short time period.The gray bat can reach a body length of inches ( centimeters), a wingspan of inches ( centimeters) and a forearm length of inches ( centimeters).

Although typically gray, the fur can turn to a reddish-brown color during the summer (Florida Natural Areas InventoryUSFWS Species Profile, n.d.).Detection probabilities for the gray bat, the Indiana bat, and the northern long-eared bat were lowest in We conclude that although bats share major components in their ecology.