That's is silly way to do it.
Just open some windows, and it will just fly back out.
Bats are much better at it than birds,
who will continue to hit the one window that isn't open.
Echo location really helps,
On Feb 15, 4:57 am, email@example.com (J. J. Lodder) wrote:
Only works if they *want* to leave. I once lived in a house with attic
bat-cave. At one point, we found a long-undusted vase in the living
room to be a baby-bat nursery. The little things are actually cute.
But bats are apparently able to squeeze through small openings, which
may explain all the times people say "I can't figure out how it got
Try to find out where it got in or it may come back again. I had that
happen a few years ago. In my case, it was the window with an air
conditioner that was not properly sealed at the top. They only need a very
tiny hole to get through.
That may be where the bat came in at. I lost site of it when I was
getting the blanket. It had landed on the window in my bedroom that
has the window AC unit.
After reading your message I checked and the insulation that goes
between the window may have been pushed up a small amount.
BTW if it gets in again it has to die. I would rather not kill living
things. The ones that stay outside are safe, but the ones inside have
Truely, "Say what?" It would have been more cruel to know that bat
was in the house and not do anything about it, since there would
likely not be enough food around for the bat to eat, and it would have
starved after a day or so.
I see no reason to be so sure / doubtful as you describe.
Now he says the bat must die if it dares inconvenience him again. Like if
he is talking about a mosquito or something (killing mosquitos I can
Killing bats is like killing puppies or kittens, people. You shouldn't do
it if you want children to love and respect you ;)
I am biased of course. I have been bitten several times by bats that I
caught when I was a volunteer in a research project, many years ago. Only
made me admire them more. They are such fragile little things, but with a
lot of character.
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