They may seem innocuous dive bombing for insects at twilight, but if they get inside your house, these flying rodents that can carry disease will drive New England homeowners batty!


  • Myotis lucifugus (little brown bat)
  • Eptesicus fuscus (big brown bat)


  • Little Brown Bat Size: 4.5 – 5.5 inches
  • Wingspan: 8.5 – 10.5 inches
  • Big Brown Bat Size: 5.5 – 8 inches
  • Wingspan: 11.25 – 12 inches


  • Bats are nocturnal and most active in the evening hours
  • They are the only mammals that can fly long distances
  • They can form colonies of up to several hundred bats
  • They have been found sleeping behind shutters and foundation beams of homes
  • Bats can carry communicable disease.
  • Bats do eat other flying insects

The Crimes :

  • Spread of Disease from contact with bat and bat droppings
  • Diseases include rabies and histoplasmosis
  • Difficult to capture and rid without professional pest control
  • Bats could carry fleas and other insects

Bat Problems Causing you to go batty? Contact the Experts!

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WARNING! Bats should be considered armed and dangerous.
Do not attempt to rid them by yourself. Contact Expert Pest Control immediately at (800) 235-3093.