Mexican free-tailed bats in Utah - Audible social vocalizations

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Title Mexican free-tailed bats in Utah - Audible social vocalizations
Common Name Brazilian Free-tailed Bat
Scientific Name Tadarida brasiliensis
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Craniata
Class Mammalia
Order Chiroptera
Family Molossidae
Genus Tadarida
Subject Mammals; Places; Nature sounds
Spatial Coverage Davis County (Utah); Utah
Creator Rice, Jeff
Media Rights Management Audio file copyright 2008, Jeff Rice. Use of this audio file is allowed in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License;
Publisher Western Soundscape Archive; University of Utah
Contributors Utah Division of Wildlife Resources
Date 2005-07-16
Type Sound
Format audio/mpeg
Digitization Specifications Compressed from .wav format into .mp3 delivery format
Contributing Institution J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112; Ecological and animal data provided by NatureServe. NatureServe Explorer: An online encyclopedia of life [web application]. NatureServe, Arlington, Virginia. Available
Description Audible vocalizations of Mexican free-tailed bats recorded in an urban setting in northern Utah
Photo Rights Management Photo by Nick Hristov courtesy of National Park Service; Photo source:
Note Microphones were attached to a long pole and raised close to a Mexican free-tailed bat colony nesting in the awnings of an old warehouse. These are audible social vocalizations from roosting bats. Recorded using a pair of DPA 4060 microphones to a Sony DAT Walkman recorder at a 44.1 kHz sampling rate.; Local Time: Approximately 9:00 PM
Species Range (Southwestern States)
Full Nature Serve Report
ARK ark:/87278/s6hd87zs
Setname uu_wss
Date Created 2008-10-20
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 1117845
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