Long-Legged Myotis

Residues of DDT and its metabolites have been found in Long-legged Myotis (Myotis volans) in Oregon.

Map

Kootenay Bat Project

Range

  • Distributed in the western part of North America from Alaska to Texas
  • Populations occur throughout Columbia Basin

Habitat

  • Occurs primarily in coniferous forests but can also be found in riparian and desert habitats
  • Roost sites include trees, cliffs, rock features and anthropogenic structures

Reproduction

  • Mate in fall and fertilization is delayed until spring. Give birth to one young in spring or early summer in maternity colonies of up to hundreds of individuals

Listing and Date

Listing Date
B.C. List Yellow
COSEWIC Not listed N/A
SARA Not listed N/A

Threats to Species

  • Loss of foraging and roosting habitat (forestry, reservoir creation, mine deactivation)

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The BC Species and Ecosystem Explorer where you should enter "Long-Legged Myotis" or "Myotis volans" in the Species Name field.

 

SPECIES

Amphibians
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Birds
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Great Blue Heron
Harlequin Duck
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Northern Goshawk
Sharp-tailed Grouse
Vaux’s Swift
Western Screech Owl
Yellow Warbler
Yellow-breasted Chat

Fish
Bull Trout
White Sturgeon

Flora
Common Camas
Whitebark Pine

Mammals
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Big Brown Bat
Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep
Elk
Grizzly Bear
Selkirk Least Chipmunk
Moose
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Mule Deer
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Fringed Myotis
Little Brown Myotis
Long-eared Myotis
Long-legged Myotis
Northern Myotis
Yuma Myotis
Silver-Haired Myotis
Townsend's Big-eared Bat
White-tailed Deer
Wolverine
Yellow-pine Chipmunk

Reptiles
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Western Yellow-bellied Racer
Western Skink

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