Can You Hear Me Now? Timing and Complexity in Tiger Moths' Ultrasonic Response to Bat Attack.
Jesse R. Barber* and William E. Conner, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
Species Diversity and Nested Community Structure of Bats in the Upper Wabash River Basin, Indiana, USA.
Joseph E. Duchamp*, Robert K. Swihart, and Jeffrey E. Moore, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Survey of the Bats of the Mobile-Tensaw River Delta, Alabama: Preliminary Results.
Michael D. Gay*, Charles H. Kilgore, and Troy L. Best, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
Gender-specific Diet in the Pallid Bat (Antrozous pallidus).
Kate P. Ingram*, University of Nevada, Reno, NV
Basically Bats Wildlife Conservation Society Award-winning Poster
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: The eBat Project.
Lisa J. Roberts, Missy F. Young, Christopher M. Quick, and Sarah N. Gatson, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Bats, Guano, and Ecosystems.
Jonathan Reichard*, Louise Allen, Gary F. McCracken, and Thomas H. Kunz, Boston University, Boston, MA; University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
Speleobooks Award-winning Poster
Summer Use of Abandoned Mines by the Indiana Bat in Southern Illinois.
Bradley J. Steffen*, Timothy C. Carter, and George A. Feldhamer, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
A Maternity Colony of Nycticeius humeralis in Southern Michigan.
Lisa Winhold*, Emily Hough, Rodney Foster, and Allen Kurta, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI
Studies of Long-nosed Bats (Leptonycteris) in New Mexico.
Michael A. Bogan*, Rick Sherwin, Paul M. Cryan, Christa D. Weise, Angela England, and J. Scott Altenbach. U. S. Geological Survey, Albuquerque, NM; Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA; U. S. Geological Survey, Fort Collins, CO; University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Radiotracking of the Greater Long-nosed Bat, Leptonycteris nivalis, in Big Bend National Park, Texas.
Angela E. England*, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Estimating Survival and Transition States of Big Brown Bats (Eptesicus fuscus) in Fort Collins, Colorado.
Laura E. Ellison*, Thomas J. O'Shea, Daniel J. Neubaum, and Richard A. Bowen, U.S. Geological Survey, Fort Collins, CO; Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
Two-year Prevalence and Intensity Survey of Ectoparasites of the Big Brown Bat, Eptesicus fuscus, in Fort Collins, Colorado.
Roger D. Pearce*, Thomas J. O'Shea, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; United States Geological Survey, Fort Collins, CO
Brain Size and Habitat Complexity in Bats: A Comparative Study.
Dina K. N. Dechmann* and Kamran Safi, University of Zuerich, Zuerich, Switzerland
A Complex Inter-species Phylogeny Reveals Distinctive Biogeographic Patterns of Diversification in Triple Nose-leaf Bats (Triaenops spp.) in Madagascar.
Amy L. Russell*, Eric Palkovacs, Steven M. Goodman, Julie Ranivo, and Anne D. Yoder, Yale University, New Haven, CT; Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL; University of Antananarivo, Antananarivo, Madagascar
Ecological Interactions between the Mexican Free-tailed Bat and the European Corn Borer: A Model for the Effects of Bt Crops on Bats and Insect Resistance Dynamics.
Tom Purucker* and Tom Hallam, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
Effectiveness of Tiger Moth (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae) Chemical Defenses Against an Insectivorous Bat (Eptesicus fuscus).
Nickolay I. Hristov* and William E. Conner, Boston University, Boston, MA; Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
The Role of Acoustic Cues for Species Recognition in Two Cryptic Species of Bats (Hipposideros bicolor): Playback Experiments.
Susan W. Murray*, Boston University, Boston, MA
Leaf-modifying Behavior in Artibeus lituratus (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae).
Mariana Muñoz-Romo* and Emilio A. Herrera, Universidad de Los Andes, Mérida, Venezuela; Universidad Simón Bolívar, Caracas, Venezuela
Bats in Motion: Stereo Object Recognition and Trajectory Analysis of Flying Bats.
Edward Y. Lee, Margrit Betke, and Thomas H. Kunz, Boston University, Boston, MA
Computer Vision for Tracking Bats in Infrared Thermal Video: A Tool for Understanding the Behavior of Bats in Flight.
Diane E. Hirsh, Margrit Betke, and Thomas H. Kunz, Boston University, MA
The Effects of Post-fire Forest Regeneration on Bat Activity in the Sierra Nevada.
Walter H. Clevenger*, Matina C. Kalcounis-Rüppell, Winston C. Lancaster, California State University Sacramento, Sacramento, CA; University of North Carolina Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
Bat Survey Results of Tunnels and Abandoned Mines on the Nevada Test Site,
Derek B. Hall*, Bechtel Nevada, Las Vegas, NV
Difference in Wingloading Associated with Pregnancy between Myotis evotis and Myotis volans.
Jessica Y. Kiser* and Rick A. Adams, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO
Bats, Pelicans, Robins, Moths, & Dragons: The Forgotten 'Birds of Prey' of the U.S. Navy in WWII.
Scott C. Pedersen*, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD
Milk Composition of Captive Artibeus jamaicensis and Phyllostomus discolor.
Gary G. Kwiecinski*, Olav T. Oftedal, and Corey E. Tabit, University of Scranton, Scranton, PA; National Zoological Park, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Acquiring Representative Echolocation Calls: A Comparison of Hand-release Calls to those Recorded on Zip-line.
Theodore J. Weller*, Joseph M. Szewczak, and Michelle M. McKenzie, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Arcata, CA; Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA
Long-term Fidelity of a Population of Indiana Bats (Myotis sodalis) to a Home Area.
E. Vryce Hough*, Lisa Winhold, and Allen Kurta, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI
Ectoparasites of Mormoopid Bats on Puerto Rico.
Allen Kurta*, John O. Whitaker, Jr., William Wrenn, and Angelo Soto-Centeno, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI; Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN; Orange County Vector Control District, Santa Ana, CA
Modeling of Traffic Patterns of Bats to Assess Constraints on Population Size.
Emmanuel Miranda-Maldonado, Brian Vázquez-Ramos, Rafael R. Canales-Pastrana, and Armando Rodríguez-Durán*, Universidad Interamericana, Bayamón, PR
Abundance of Insectivorous Bats at for Urban and Suburban Localities in Puerto Rico.
Manuel Soto-Ortiz* and Armando Rodríguez-Durán, InterAmerican University, Bayamón, PR
Bats Along the Big Hole River, Montana: A Second Year of Inventory.
Shauna R. Marquardt*, Cheryl A. Schmidt, Sarah L. LaMarr, and Mark A. Rumble, Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS; BS BioServ, Inc., Newell, SD; Bureau of Land Management, Butte, MT; U.S.D.A. Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Rapid City, SD
Leveraging Informal Networks: Research/Conservation Partnerships.
Missy F. Young*, Lisa J. Roberts, Christopher M. Quick, and Sarah N. Gatson, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Bat Activity in Relation to Forest Type and Age in the Upper Piedmont and Mountains of South Carolina.
Susan C. Loeb* and Gary Peters, Southern Research Station, Clemson, SC; Francis Marion/Sumter National Forest, Columbia, SC
Differential Use of Riparian, Open, and Forested Areas by Bats in the Nantahala National Forest, NC.
Joy M. O'Keefe*, Susan Loeb, and J. Drew Lanham, Clemson University, Clemson, SC
Bat Detector Surveys on Fort Knox: Quantitative Classification of Call Sequences.
Richard F. Lance*, Chester O. Martin, Bruce M. Sabol, David K. Delaney, and Larry L. Pater, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Vicksburg, MS; Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, Champaign, IL
Corynorhinus rafinesquii and Myotis austroriparius Use of Artificial Roosts in Southwestern Mississippi.
Alison R. Sherman* and Chester O. Martin, Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, Jackson, MS; U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Vicksburg, MS
Assessment of Fluctuations in Populational Composition of Summer Colonies of Endangered Gray Bats (Myotis grisescens): Preliminary Results.
Petra Redinger* and Troy L. Best, Auburn University, AL
Bat Commuting: Night Roosting and Foraging Behavior in an Urban Landscape of a Townsend's Big-eared Bat (Corynorhinus townsendii).
Melissa S. Siders*, Wesley Jolley and Carol Chambers, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Kanab UT; Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ
The Role of Bats as Potential Seed Dispersers of Large-seeded Trees in the Caribbean Lowland Forest of Nicaragua.
Jason Beck*, Adam Kozlowski, Stephanie Leslie, and Douglas Boucher, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, UT; Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, Salt Lake City, UT; Great Basin National Park, Ely, NV; Hood College, Frederick, MD
Monitoring and Evaluating the Results of Bat Protection Efforts.
Nicholas J. Ervin*, Keidy Guerrero Rusk, John Taylor, and Kathryn Grandison, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, UT
The Effect of Moon Phase on Bat Activity in Two Mine Areas in Southwestern Utah.
Keidy Guerrero Rusk*, Nicholas J. Ervin, Kate Grandison, and John Taylor, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, UT
Roost-site Selection of Rafinesque's Big-eared Bats and Southeastern Myotis on a Managed Pine Forest in the Lower Coastal Plain, South Carolina.
Cris D. Hein*, Steven B. Castleberry, and Karl V. Miller, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Bat Habitat Models for the New River Gorge, Gauley River, and Bluestone River National Park Areas in the Central Appalachians of West Virginia.
Michael R. Schirmacher*, Steven B. Castleberry, Karl V. Miller, and W. Mark Ford, University of Georgia, Athens, GA; USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station, Parsons, WV
The Advertisement and Territorial Calls of Mexican Free-tailed Bats.
Teh-Sheng Ma*, Barbara French, and George D. Pollak, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX; Bat Conservation International, Austin, TX
Ecology of Prairie Bats in Alberta: A Landscape Perspective.
Cori L. Lausen* and Robert M. R. Barclay, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
Thermoregulation and Arousal Patterns of Hibernating Eastern Red Bats (Lasiurus borealis).
Miranda B. Milam*, Brad M. Mormann, Lynn W. Robbins, and Thomas E. Tomasi, Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, MO
Play Behavior in Captive Pteropus rodricensis, the Rodrigues Fruit Bat.
Becky A. Houck*, Shaylin Chock, and Amy McCammond, University of Portland, Portland, OR
Dynamics of the Corticosterone Stress Response in the Common Fruit-eating Bat (Artibeus jamaicensis) in a Panamanian Lowland Rainforest.
Stefan M. Klose* and Elisabeth K. V. Kalko, Ulm University, Ulm, Germany; Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama
Urea Production and Excretion in Bats - The Perils of Extrapolating Allometric Relationships to Low Body Mass.
John E. Bassett*, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Fatty Acid Composition of Adipose Reserves during Hibernation in Myotis lucifugus.
Wendy R. Hood* and Amanda Melinchuk, Coastal Carolina University, Conway, SC
Acoustic Monitoring of Bats in Southeast Alaska: Development of the Wireless Sensor Array and Analysis of Prior Recordings.
Michael Glista, Matt Heavner*, and Edwin Knuth, Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI; University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau, AK
Distribution and Habitat Selection in Hawaiian Hoary Bats, Lasiurus cinereus semotus.
Marcos Gorresen and Frank J. Bonaccorso*, United States Geological Survey Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center, Hawaii National Park, HI
Local Scale Population Structure of the Common Vampire Bat (Desmodus rotundus).
Annie E. Tibbels*, Arnulfo Moreno, Amy S. Turmelle, and Gary F. McCracken
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN; Instituto Tecnológico de Cd. Victoria, Tamaulipas, México
A Survey of Cave Dwelling Bats of the U.S.-Mexico Border.
Arnulfo Moreno-Valdez*, Jim Kennedy, and Carrie Robertson, Instituto Tecnológico de Cd. Victoria, Tamaulipas, México; Bat Conservation Internacional, Austin, TX
Food habits of the Mexican Free-tailed Bat Tadarida brasiliensis mexicana (Saussure, 1860) in Nuevo Leon, Mexico.
A. Nelly Correa-Sandoval, Arnulfo Moreno-Valdéz*, Carlos Hernández-Cienfuegos, Luis O.Tejada, Fabián Lozano-García, Instituto Tecnológico de Cd. Victoria, Tamaulipas, México
An Appropriate and Stable Subordinal Classification of Bats.
James Hutcheon and John Kirsch, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA; University of Wisconsin Zoological Museum, Madison, WI
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