Brown Long Eared Bat

Brown Long Eared Bat

Observation - Brown Long Eared Bat - UK and Ireland. Description: This bat was flying around my garden pond at 3pm on a bright sunny day. It eventually settled on my kitchen door and stayed there until I removed it to the safety of an open fronted wooden shed where it remained motionless for the next two days. I later

This bat was flying around my garden pond at 3pm on a bright sunny day. It eventually settled on my kitchen door and stayed there until I removed it to the safety of an open fronted wooden shed where it remained motionless for the next two days. I later found it dead on the floor. My original assumption that flying in broad daylight was strange behaviour and perhaps signified that the poor beast was unwell, seems to have been verified!