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Black Myotis

(Myotis nigricans)

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Identification:

The Black Myotis is also called Little Brown Bat. A tiny dark brown or black bat with small pointed snout without noseleaf; triangular, pointed ears; headand body length to 5 cm (2 in), plustail. (Murciélago Pardo).

Habitat:

Low, middle, and higher elevation forests, gardens, agricultural areas; nocturnal; flies in more open areas, along trails, streams, etc.; roosts in trees, rock crevices, buildings.

Found in the following Parks:

Arenal Volcano National Park.
Braulio Carrillo National Park.
Carara National Park.
Cahuita National Park.
Caño Negro National Wildlife Refuge.
Corcovado National Park.
Irazú Volcano National Park.
La Amistad National Park.
La Selva Biological Reserve.
Manuel Antonio National Park.
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve (Fotos).
Poás Volcano National Park.
Palo Verde National Park.
Rincón de La Vieja National Park.
Santa Rosa Nacional Park.
Tortuguero National Park.
Robert & Catherine Wilson Botanical Garden.

If you want to read about Eco-Tourism, Ecology, Behavior, Breeding and more of Costa Ricas' Fauna, we recommend to buy the Travelers' Wildlife Guide of Costa Rica by Les Beletzky (or Belesky) with beautiful illustrations by Davis Dennis. This priceless guide is our constant companion, when we travel around Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua.
To buy the complete book visit Interlink Books

The team of Discovery Travel World wishes you the best of times in our little paradise called Costa Rica.


Black Myotis (Myotis nigricans), Costa Rica