One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A small brown myotis bat native to Eurasia.
Genus Myotis, family Vespertilionidae: several species, in particular the common and widespread M. mystacinus
- ‘The examination of the Threave Estate has found five types of bat, including evidence of the whiskered bats never previously found on NTS property.’
- ‘The whiskered bat is a small species and is easily confused with the pipistrelles when seen in the night sky.’
- ‘Since in hibernation sites, netting and findings whiskered bats are almost never found in Lithuania, we could assume they where Brandt's bats.’
- ‘Brandt's bats are very similar in appearance to whiskered bats.’
- ‘Like all other bat species, whiskered bats are threatened by the loss or disturbance of roost sites.’
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