Please take some time to visit
these sites as they are full of great information
Bat Conservation International
These folks, among many
other great things they do for bats, are the caretakers
of the largest colony of bats in the world . Over
20 million Mexican free-tailed bats live in the Bracken
cave just North of San Antonio and about 2 minutes from
In a world where so many
Bat World Sanctuary
is on the front line to end the abuse and destruction of
bats. They have been recognized as the world leader in
bat rehabilitation for over a decade. Each year they
rescue thousands of bats that might otherwise die.
Lifetime sanctuary is given to non-releasable
bats, including those that are orphaned, injured,
confiscated from the illegal pet trade and retired from
zoos and research facilities. Bat World Sanctuary was
founded in 1994 and is a 501c3 non-profit, all volunteer
organization with 20 rescue centers nationwide.
- To provide
rescue, rehabilitation and release for injured bats.
- To provide
permanent sanctuary for non-releasable bats.
- The protection
and conservation of wild bat colonies.
- To promote humane
treatment of bats in captivity.
- To educate the
public about the importance of bats.
Jim Buzbee's Amazing site for
Jim has an obsession with
temperature plotting of his bat house and all things
"bat". He has countless links to sites which will
no doubt leave you in awe.
Scotts Bat House Page
is designed mainly to provide
bat house plans.
The latest research data from BCI suggests that 2 or 3
or more large bat houses in one location with different
characteristics (color, sun exposure, size etc.) could
be most attractive to bats, although one well built bat
house should have good success rates as well. Building
a bat house can be a big job, so he offers
custom bat houses for sale.
My Friend Gordon's Website/Blog
This site is
dedicated to science education through the study of
birds and is an excellent source of information and
platform for K-12 students to share their interest,
work, and questions concerning birds.
Jim Rosso has studied birds since he
was seven years and lived in Syracuse, New York. He
became involved with the Onondaga Audubon Society and
has been birding ever since. He started photographing
birds in 1967 and has been fortunate to have
photographed birds from Washington to Florida and Maine
to San Diego. He recently defended his dissertation in
Education Technology. You may contact him at
This site has some very nice photos!
Everything for the gardener! Resources, information, directories, tools,
calculators, contests, articles, photos, video, citizen
science, web specials and more.
Watch for "
Bat Cam " on
KSAT with Steve