Gould's Wattled Bat
Generally roosts in tree hollows and buildings. Females form colonies of 8-40 while males generally roost alone or with other species. Females generally give birth to twins in late November-January.
Contrasting colour of fur on the head and shoulders.
Distributed throughout Australia, Tasmania and Norfolk Island.
Source: Atlas of Living Australia
Usually the first bats to emerge after dusk, exposing them to predators including currawongs, owls and feral cats.
Carnivore. Moths, bugs, beetles, katydids, ants and flies. Predominantly Bogong moths in the Southern Highlands.
Found in virtually all habitats throughout Australia including urban areas.
Native to Australia