Activity levels of Myotis lucifugus and Myotis septentrionalis in relation to habitat type and insect abundance.

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dc.contributor.author Baltensperger, Andy en_US
dc.coverage.spatial Maple River en_US
dc.coverage.spatial Maple River - East Branch en_US
dc.coverage.spatial Maple River - West Branch en_US
dc.coverage.spatial Douglas Lake en_US
dc.coverage.spatial Pine Point - Douglas Lake en_US
dc.coverage.spatial UMBS Station en_US
dc.coverage.spatial UMBS Campus en_US
dc.coverage.spatial UMBS UV Site en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2007-06-14T23:06:58Z
dc.date.available 2007-06-14T23:06:58Z
dc.date.issued 2000 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/54864
dc.description.abstract To determine the habitat preferences of Myotis spp. we used bat detectors and tape recorders to measure the level of bat activity in four habitats in the northern lower peninsula of Michigan: riverine, lakeside, forested, and disturbed. Acitivity was measured by the number of passes by Myotis spp. per night over a two-week period in July and August between 9:30 and 11:3- p.m. In addition, insects were collected at each site during the same time period and counted to test for a relationship between bat activity and insect abundance. Activity levels of Myotis lucifugus and Myotis septentrionalis were not determined by insect abundance or habitat type, although Myotis spp. exhibited a marginally significant preference or riverine habitats. en_US
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dc.subject Mammalogy en_US
dc.subject.other MAMMALS en_US
dc.subject.other BATS en_US
dc.subject.other PREDATION en_US
dc.subject.other PREY en_US
dc.subject.other HABITAT en_US
dc.subject.other ANALYSIS en_US
dc.subject.other INSECTS en_US
dc.subject.other DISTRIBUTION en_US
dc.subject.other ULTRASONIC en_US
dc.subject.other RIPARIAN en_US
dc.subject.other FORESTS en_US
dc.subject.other ABUNDANCE en_US
dc.title Activity levels of Myotis lucifugus and Myotis septentrionalis in relation to habitat type and insect abundance. en_US
dc.type Working Paper en_US
dc.subject.hlbsecondlevel Natural Resource and Environment en_US
dc.subject.hlbtoplevel Science en_US
dc.contributor.affiliationum Biological Station, University of Michigan en_US
dc.contributor.affiliationumcampus Ann Arbor en_US
dc.description.bitstreamurl https://deepblue.lib.umich.edu/bitstream/2027.42/54864/1/3305.pdf
dc.description.bitstreamurl https://deepblue.lib.umich.edu/bitstream/2027.42/54864/5/Scan 2018-9-11 11.25.30.pdf
dc.owningcollname Biological Station, University of Michigan (UMBS)
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