GREY LONG-EARED BAT/Behaviour, Distribution, Habitat, Size, Weight, IUCN stetus

DESCRIPTION: A small, dark buff or cream bat, it has grossly exaggerated ears, characteristic of this family. They are pale brown, translucent and ridged with 20lines on each. It is larger than Plecotus auritus and the pelage varies from being very pale to darker buff.

BEHAVIOUR: This is a slow-flying, early-evening bat that hovers in front of bushes in search of food.

DISTRIBUTION: Forests and mountains of Jammu & Kashmir.

HABITAT: Unknown.

Size:  4.7– 5.3 cm

IUCN Status: Least Concern


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