The Gleaning Bat's Dilemma - Listening
to Prey-generated Sounds and Echoes at the Same Time; Behavioral Evidence
from Antrozous pallidus.
Jesse Barber*, Khaleel Abdulrazak, and Zoltan Fuzessery, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC; University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY
Habitat Usage by Bats in the Western
Ozark National Forest, Arkansas.
Michelle L Caviness* and Douglas A. James, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Assessment of Bat Community Structure
and Habitat Preferences for the Hoary Bat (Lasiurus cinereus) Near
Foote Creek Rim, Wyoming.
Jeffery C. Gruver*, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY
Social Preferences and Sociability
of the Solitary Little Golden-mantled Flying Fox (Pteropus pumilus)
and the Social Island Flying Fox (P. hypomelanus).
Nicole S. Kosteczko*, DeeAnn M. Reeder, and Thomas H. Kunz, University of Scranton, Scranton, PA; Boston University, Boston, MA
Capture Rates of Four Species of
Fruitbats on Montserrat.
Peter A. Larsen* and Scott C. Pedersen, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD
Day-roost Characteristics of Female
and Male Evening Bats (Nycticeius humeralis) in Loblolly Pine and
Longleaf Pine Forests of Southwest Georgia.
Adam C. Miles*, Steven B. Castleberry, Darren A. Miller, and L. Mike Conner, University of Georgia, Athens, GA; Weyerhaeuser Company, Columbus, MS; Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center, Newton, GA
Morphological Variation Between
Two Cryptic Species of Paleotropical Bats (Hipposideros
Susan W. Murray* and Tigga Kingston, Boston University, Boston, MA
Echolocation Behavior of Vespertilio
murinus Foraging in Open and Edge Space.
Andrea Schaub* and Hans-Ulrich Schnitzler, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany
Speleobooks Award-winning Poster
Identification and Distribution
Myotis yumanensis in Oregon.
Shonene A. Scott*, Pat Ormsbee, Jan M. Zinck, Deborah A. Duffield, and Luis A. Ruedas, Portland State University, Portland, OR; USDA Forest Service, Eugene, OR
Angle-dependent Backward Masking
by the Echolocating Bat, Eptesicus fuscus.
Susan Sümer*, Annette Denzinger, and Hans-Ulrich Schnitzler, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany
Roost Characteristics of Bats in
Eastern South Dakota.
Vicki J. Swier*, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD
Use Patterns, Roost Parameters, and Human Impacts at Two
Townsendís Big-eared Bat Maternity Sites.
Rick Adams*, Toni Piaggio, and Cary Richardson, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO; University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks Department, Boulder, CO
Importance of Slope Position and Bark Type in Selection
of Day Roosts by Female Myotis volans.
Michael D. Baker* and Michael J. Lacki, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
A Comparison of Foraging Behavior Between Adult and Juvenile
Little Brown Bats (Myotis lucifugus). Evidence for Learning
Caitlin E. Bonney*, Jason W. Horn, and Thomas H. Kunz, Boston University, Boston, MA
Thermally Challenging Roosts: Evidence for Daily
Dehydration Effects in the Angolan Free-tailed Bat, Mops
Rochelle Buffenstein*, Shane K. Maloney, Rodney Bally, and Gary N. Bronner, City College of New York, NY; University of Western Australia, Aus.; University of Fort Hare, South Africa; University of Cape Town, South Africa
Roost Fidelity in the Tent-making Bat Artibeus watsoni
Gloriana Chaverri*, Boston University, Boston, MA
Preliminary Results on Bat Distribution in Relation to
Habitat Structure in an Urban Environment.
Fabienne Côté, Daniel Gagnon, and Michel Delorme, Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal, Québec; Biodôme de Montréal, Montréal, Québec
Impacts of Landscape Transformation
on Bat Activity and Diversity in Puerto Rico.
Wilmarie Cruz* and Armando Rodríguez-Durán, Inter American University of Puerto Rico-San Germán; Inter American University of Puerto Rico- Bayamón
Thermal Characteristics of Bat Houses.
James Edwards and Michael Scott*, Lincoln University, Jefferson City, MO
A Model for Individual Dynamics of Bats.
Paula Federico*, Thomas G. Hallam, Thomas H. Kunz, and Gary F. McCracken, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN; Boston University, Boston, MA
Bat Activity and Mortality at Buffalo Mountain Windfarm,
Jenny K. Fiedler*, Charles P. Nicholson, Niki S. Nicholas, David A. Buehler, Gary McCracken, and Kathy H. Braden, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN; Tennessee Valley Authority, Norris, TN
The Importance of Estimating the Statistical Power for
Endangered Bat Monitoring Programs.
Matthew G. Hohmann, Jean M. Mengelkoch*, and Tracey E. Hickox, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, ERDC-CERL, Champaign, IL
Nutritional Limitations on Lactation in the Big Brown
Wendy Hood*, Olav Oftedal, and Thomas Kunz, Coastal Carolina University, Conway, SC; National Zoological Park, Washington, DC; Boston University, Boston, MA
A Study of Infant Rearing and Mating Behaviors in a Captive
Group of Straw-colored Fruit Bats, Eidolon helvum.
Rebekah Hull, Jan Zinck*, and Debbie Duffield, Portland State University and the Oregon Zoo, Portland, OR
Species Consumed by Fruit Bats in the Subtropical Cloud
Forest of the Sierra de Manantlán Biosphere Reserve, Mexico.
Luis I. Iñiguez* and Jorge Schondübe, Universidad de Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
A Description of the Structure and Distribution of Buccal
Cavity Characters in the Chiroptera.
Michelle C. Knapp*, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Ecological Aspects of Indiana Bats (Myotis sodalis)in
Allen Kurta* and Heidi Rice, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI
Montserrat Redux-Recovery: Role of Reproduction
in Plant-visiting Bats.
Gary G. Kwiecinski* and Scott C. Pedersen, University of Scranton, Scranton, PA; South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD
Muscle Fiber Types in the Abdominal Walls of Two Bats
Winston C. Lancaster and O. W. Henson, Jr., California State University, Sacramento, CA; University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Bat Surveys on Fort Knox, KY, 2002.
Richard F. Lance*, Chester O. Martin, Bruce M. Sabol, David K. Delaney, and Larry L. Pater, U.S. Army ERDC-Environmental Lab, Vicksburg, MS; ERDC-CERL, Champaign, IL
Individual Marking of Captive Flying Foxes for Behavioral
Dana M. LeBlanc*, DeeAnn M. Reeder, and Nicole S. Kosteczko, The Lubee Foundation, Gainesville, FL; Boston University, Boston, MA; University of Scranton, Scranton, PA
Effects of Forest Thinning and Prescribed Burning on Bat
Activity in the Piedmont of South Carolina.
Susan C. Loeb*, Thomas A. Waldrop, and David W. Leput, USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station, Clemson, SC; Clemson University, Clemson, SC
Application of Ultrasonic Sound Detection and Passive
Thermal Infrared Imaging Technology for Monitoring Bat Activity Associated
with Military Noise on Department of Defense Installations.
Chester O. Martin*, Richard F. Lance, Bruce M. Sabol, David K. Delaney, and Larry L. Pater, Environmental Laboratory, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), Vicksburg, MS; Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, ERDC, Champaign, IL
Flight Frequencies and Durations and Exit/Entry Sequences
of Pregnant and Lactating Big Brown Bats at a Summer Roost.
Sheri Mayrberger*, Dennis Viele, Eugene Studier and Victor Mayrberger, University of Michigan - Flint, Flint, MI
Effects of Elevation on the Distribution and Sex Ratio
Of Bats in the Lake Tahoe Basin.
Michelle M. McKenzie*, Patricia N. Manley, and Theodore J. Weller, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service
The Effect of Canine Tooth Wear on the Diet of Big Brown
Y. Renee Mensing-Solick and Robert M. R. Barclay*, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
Discriminating Between Schreibersí Long-fingered
Bat (Miniopterus schreibersii) and the Morphologically Similar Lesser
Long-fingered Bat (M. fraterculus) in the Field, and Confirmation
of Population Substructuring in M. schreibersii in South
Cassandra M. Miller-Butterworth*, David S. Jacobs, Samantha Stoffberg, and Eric H. Harley, University of Cape Town, South Africa
A Collaborative Effort to Restore Feeding Areas for
Bats in Tamaulipas, Mexico.
Arnulfo Moreno*, Aaron Terrazas, and Steve Walker, Instituto Tecnológico de Cd. Victoria, Tamaulipas, México; Dirección General de Vida Silvestre, Cd. Victoria, Tamaulipas, México; Bat Conservation International, Inc., Austin, TX
A Technique for Obtaining a Library of Naturalistic
Calls from a Known Individual.
Laura Nawojchik, Joe Wernet, and W. Mitch Masters*, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Where is Waldo? Searching for Hibernacula in the
Patricia C. Ormsbee*, Aimee Hart, and Lee Templeman, U .S. Forest Service, Eugene, OR
Montserrat Redux-Recovery After a Seven-year Itch?
Scott C. Pedersen* and Gary G. Kwiecinski, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD; University of Scranton, Dalton, PA
Can the Abundance of Foraging Yuma
Bats (Myotis yumanensis) Be Used to Predict the Abundance of
and Therefore, Stream Quality?
Matthew Pyrch* and Dave Johnston, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA
Habitat Use and Roost Selection by Pallid Bats in British
Columbia: The Case of the Okanagan Gleaners.
Daniela Rambaldini*, University of Regina, Regina, SK
The Hormonal and Behavioral Response to Group Formation
and Acute Stress in the Solitary Little Golden-mantled Flying Fox (Pteropus
DeeAnn M. Reeder*, Eric P. Widmaier, and Thomas H. Kunz, Boston University, Boston, MA
Bats, Road-Kill, and the FBI (Flat Bat Investigation).
Amy L. Russell*, Calvin Butchkoski, Annie Tibbels, and Gary F. McCracken, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN; Pennsylvania Game Commission, Petersburg, PA
Chiroptera in "Mammal Species of the World - A Taxonomic
and Geographic Reference."
Nancy B. Simmons*, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY
Multivariate Acoustic Transforms for Identifying Bat
Joseph M. Szewczak*, University of California White Mountain Research Station, Bishop, CA
Patterns of Facial Vibrissae and Interfamilial Relationships
Amy S. Turmelle* and Nancy B. Simmons, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY
Preliminary Report of the Distribution and Abundance of
Bats Occurring in Connecticut.
Jacques Pierre Veilleux, Sherry L. Veilleux, and Christopher P. Potanas*, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT; Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN
Colonial Roosting Requirements of Captive Microbats.
Dharma Webber*, Bat World Sierra, Placerville, CA
www.batcalls.org: A Web Application for Sharing
Mary Wenzel*, Goleta, CA
Schedule of Oral Papers