Bat Observation Report

Use this form to report unusual bat activity or groups of bats in Minnesota. The DNR is interested in winter and summer roost sites –as well as sick or dying bats– as part of its monitoring for the presence of White-nose Syndrome (WNS) in Minnesota.

DO NOT attempt to collect a live bat. Contact your local wildlife rehabilitator. If a person or domestic animal has been exposed to a bite, scratch or saliva from a live or dead bat, contact your local health department.

Your Information

Name:*

 

Address:

 

City:

 

State:

 

Zip:

 

Phone (daytime):*

 

Email address:*

 

Do you want to...

Report sick or dying bats
Report a bat colony

 

Sick or Dying Bat Observation

Date of observation (mm-dd-yyyy):*

 

Number of sick or dead bats observed:*

 

Did you see...

Bats flying during the day
Bats having trouble flying
Dead or dying bats
Bats with white fungus on the face or wings
Describe the bats (Where where were the bats located? What were they doing: roosting, flying, etc?)*

Location of observation (GPS location, address, or other location):*

Description of location (Where did you see the bats: In a dwelling or cave or tree? Describe the general area: agricultural, urban, forested, etc.?)*

Additional comments

 

Bat Colony Observation

Date of colony observation (mm/dd/yyyy):*

 

Number of bats observed:*

 

Number of sick or dead bats observed:*

 
Describe the bats (Where where were the bats located? What were they doing: roosting, flying, etc.?)*
Location of observation (GPS location, address, or other location):*

Description of location (Where did you see the bats: In a dwelling or cave or tree? Describe the general area: agricultural, urban, forested, etc.?)*

Additional comments