Do you live in Maryland? Are you having a bat problem? Most likely the bats terrorizing your neighborhood are Northern Long Eared Bats of Maryland. If you instantly believe you have to kill the Northern Long Eared Bats of Maryland to resolve your bat problems, you do not. There are humane bat removal services available that can help you eliminate your bat problems while keeping the Northern Long Eared Bats safe and sound. But first you need to learn about this type of bat. What is a Northern Long Eared Bat? The Northern Long Eared Bat of Maryland is a bat listed as an endangered species. Because The Northern Long Eared Bat of Maryland is an endangered species, it is important that Marylanders experiencing bat problems hire professional wildlife control technicians to provide them humane bat removal services. The Northern Long Eared Bat of Maryland needs to be protected. The bat is only 3 to 3.7 inches in size with 9 to 10 inches in wingspan. The Northern Long Eared bat is on the verge of extinction for the following reasons:
- White Nose Syndrome. This is a disease that rapidly spreads and kills Northern Long Eared Bats.
- Hibernaculas can become unsuitable shelters for the bats from the slightest changes of airflow, temperature or human disturbances.
- Humans destroy bat habitats by harvesting timber.
You will know if the bats on your property are Northern Long Eared Bats because this type of bat has dark brown fur on its back and pale brown fur on its underside. This bat also has very long ears. During the winter the Northern Long Eared Bat of Maryland hibernates in caves and mines known as the hibernacula. The Northern Long Eared Bat prefers caves and mines during the winter because caves and mines maintain a constant temperature and have high humidity to keep the bats comfortable during winter hibernation. As for the warm months, the Northern Long Eared Bat prefers to take shelter under bark and cervices of dead and living trees. If you have a barn or shed, there’s a good chance that the Northern Long Eared Bat of Maryland will make a home on your property, especially for reproduction/ breeding purposes. What is the process of humane bat removal? For the best interest of you and the Northern Long Eared Bat, it’s highly recommended that you hire a professional wildlife control technician that offers the specialty service of humane bat removal. The professional wildlife control technician will guarantee that the Northern Long Eared Bat stays off your property and only hibernates and seeks shelter where it belongs. Rarely do bats cause problems for humans. The Northern Long Eared Bat is not a blood-sucking bat. Give it a chance to raise its young. Mid Atlantic Wildlife Control will provide you effective bat removal services today. For more information about our wildlife control services, contact us at 443-417-3137 or go to our contact us page. We humanely resolve wildlife dilemmas, no matter how big or small. Let us keep wildlife out of your sight and mind. Mid-Atlantic Wildlife Control is here to protect you from invasive wildlife. Our company is fully insured and licensed by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, the Pennsylvania Game Commission, Delaware Fish & Game and Virginia Fish & Game. Call us for wildlife control services. Check us out on Facebook and Twitter as well. Source: http://www.fws.gov/midwest/endangered/mammals/nlba/nlbaFactSheet.html http://www.about-bats.com/long-eared-bats.html http://www.humanesociety.org/animals/bats/tips/solving_problems_bats.html