Animal Species:Eastern Freetail Bat
Eastern Freetail or Mastiff Bats live in a wide range of habitats from tall open forest to open woodland and dry sclerophyll forest.
Standard Common Name
Eastern Freetail Bat
Eastern Mastiff Bat
Eastern Freetail Bats roost in tree hollows and spouts.
Feeding and Diet
In Victoria, Eastern Freetail Bats eat bugs, ants and beetles.
Eastern Freetail Bats are vulnerable to loss of tree hollows and loss of feeding grounds by forestry activities, clearing for agriculture and housing.