Conserving Bats in Michigan

1. Be a bat ambassador!  Learn more about bats, and share what you learn with family or friends.  Bats get a bad rap and need your help spreading the truths about bats and helping people learn about these fascinating and beneficial animals.  Spread the word … bats aren’t scary! 2. Reduce pesticides All of the bats [...]

By | July 27th, 2020|Bat Control, Bat Removal|0 Comments

Bat Exclusions and Clean Outs

Bat Exclusions and Clean Outs: As you may already know, bats are extremely beneficial to have in your neighborhood and many property owners spend a lot of effort trying to attract bats to their area by providing artificial roosts for them. If you have bats in your home you are half‐way to experiencing the benefits [...]

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Maternity Bat Colonies

Maternity Bat Colonies: After the mating season for bats is over, pregnant females will form a maternity colony. A maternity colony usually will have around 40 pregnant female bats, who will abandon their initial colony and join together to form a new group. This group of females will occupy a new space and form their [...]

By | June 11th, 2020|Bat Control, Bat Removal|Comments Off on Maternity Bat Colonies

Big and Little Brown Bats

Big and Little Brown Bats: In Michigan we will most commonly see the Big and Little Brown Bats. They are the ones that people will usually find in their homes attics or basements. Most times its due to the bats making a navigational error and not that the bat wants to be there. Other times [...]

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Fall Bat Removal in Michigan

Fall Bat Removal in Michigan: Fall bat removal in Michigan is keeping us busy! Bat Specialists of Michigan is your one stop shop for all your bat removal needs. We are here to help you be bat free as well as conserve the great species of bats that live here in Michigan. We only do [...]

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Bat Exclusion Season

Bat Exclusion Season: Its bat exclusion season. A live bat exclusion is the ridding of bats from areas where they are not wanted. This is typically a 3 step process. We follow all of the guidelines implemented by Bat Conservation International. Step 1: A home inspection of the roof, perimeter of the home, chimney, and attic [...]

By | August 30th, 2019|Bat Control, Bat Removal|Comments Off on Bat Exclusion Season

Bat Removal in Summer Months

Bat Removal in Summer Months: Bat removal done in the summer months has to be done carefully. Our technicians are trained to look for maternity colonies before setting up an exclusion, this ensures the safety of any pups that may not be flying yet. Doing an exclusion at this time would leave the pups stranded [...]

By | July 17th, 2019|Bat Control, Bat Removal|Comments Off on Bat Removal in Summer Months

Michigan Summer Bats

Michigan Summer Bats: Michigan summer bats are out in full force. Bats make good neighbors. They are the only major predators of night flying insects and play an important role in controlling many insect pests. Just one bat can consume as many as 500 insects in just one hour, and up to 3,000 insects every night. [...]

By | June 25th, 2019|Bat Control, Bat Removal, Wildlife Removal|Comments Off on Michigan Summer Bats

Michigan Spring Bats

Michigan Spring Bats: Michigan Spring bats are organizing their nursery colonies and getting ready to have their pups soon. Mating is random and promiscuous. Both males and females mate with more than one partner. The female can then hold the sperm allowing conception after the winter months occur. As a beginning to mating season, you may [...]

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Spring Bat Removal

Spring Bat Removal: Spring bat removal should take place before pups are born if possible. During the late spring and summer, pregnant female little brown and big brown bats roost in dark, hot places. This is where they like to give birth and raise their young. Males, often live in solitary or in groups less [...]

By | April 16th, 2019|Bat Control, Bat Removal|Comments Off on Spring Bat Removal