Hoary Bat Lasiurus cinereus (Beauvois, 1796)  Synonyms: LASCIN.


The largest bat species in Maryland is one of our tree bat species. In summer they are solitary and often roost in coniferous trees near clearings. They typically migrate south for winter and hibernate in coniferous trees.


Insectivorous. Roosts and hibernates in coniferous trees.

There are 7 records in the project database.

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Closeup of the head of a Hoary Bat in Dona Ana Co., New Mexico (10/1/2011). Photo by James N. Stuart. (MBP list)

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