Animal Species:Large-eared Pied Bat
Large-eared Pied Bats were discovered in the 1960s. Little is known about them.
Standard Common Name
Large-eared Pied Bat
Large-eared Pied Bats roost in caves, mines and unused bird nests.
Large-eared Pied Bats roost together in small groups during spring and summer and hibernate in colder months.
Feeding and Diet
Large-eared Pied Bats are thought to feed on small flying insects.
Large-eared Pied Bats are vulnerable to disturbance from human visitors to cave roosts, destruction of caves by mining, and loss of feeding habitat by clearing for agriculture and housing estates.