Date of Award

Spring 5-8-2020

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Dr. Ofer Tchernichovski, PhD

Second Advisor

Dr. Colleen McCann, PhD

Academic Program Adviser

Dr. Diana Reiss, PhD


Acoustic monitoring was used to examine whether bats forage at different heights in the presence of other species. The data indicate that the presence of other species does affect the foraging height of bats. This data can be used to increase effectiveness of other identification methods using acoustic monitoring.



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