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Homing of the Serotine Bat, Eptesicus serotinus (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae)
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Homing of the Serotine Bat, Eptesicus serotinus (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae)
Chung, Chul-Un; Kim, Sung-Chul; Han, Sang-Hoon;
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Between May and September 2014, a total of 226 serotine bats (Eptesicus serotinus) were captured and subsequently released at a site 50 km distant from the site of capture, in order to determine the homing ability of the bats and changes in the homing rate according to the season. The bats were captured from a nursery colony at a bridge in An-dong (Gyeongbuk, Korea), and then released at a similar site in Yeong-Ju (Gyeongbuk, Korea). We found that 115 of the 226 bats released (51%) returned to the capture site. However, there was a difference in the homing ability of the serotine bats depending on the season and reproductive status. We found that the homing rate was the highest in June during late pregnancy and the lowest in August after the lactation period.
Eptesicus serotinus;Homing ability;Release;Reproductive status;
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문둥이박쥐(Eptesicus serotinus)의 생후 반향정위 발성 발달에 관한 연구,정철운;한상훈;김성철;임춘우;차진열;

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문둥이박쥐(Eptesicus serotinus)의 배설물을 이용한 먹이원 분석,정철운;한상훈;차진열;김성철;김정진;정종철;임춘우;

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