Animal Species:Southern Forest Bat
Southern Forest Bats hibernate during winter and females give birth to one baby in early summer.
Standard Common Name
Southern Forest Bat
Southern Forest Bats roost in hollows in old trees and under the bark of trees. They roost together in small groups and often share their roosts with Lesser Long-eared Bats.
Southern Forest Bats hibernate during winter.
Feeding and Diet
Southern Forest Bats feed on insects.
Female Southern Forest Bats give birth to one baby in early summer after forming maternity colonies in spring.
Southern Forest Bats are vulnerable to loss of roost sites in tree hollows and loss of feeding grounds by forestry activities, clearing for agriculture and housing.