Bat Biology and Conservation

In Florida, there are 13 native bat species, and 7 “accidental” species.

The Bats of Florida

Field Guide to Florida Bats

Bats and Disease

What Diseases Effect Bat Populations? What Diseases Effect Humans?

Bats in Buildings

Learn to identify bats and what to do about them

Bats in Other Structures

Bats living in your patio umbrella or pavilion, etc.?

Bat Species Profile

FWC Bat Species Profile page.

Bat Links

Valuable bat resources

Living with BatsAdobe PDF



FWC Facts:
Boaters who accidentally strike a manatee are urged to report it to the FWC. You may not be subject to prosecution if you were following any speed restrictions at the time.

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