Fig. 2. The red markings indicate locations with artificial bat roosts (ABRs) in Panama. ABRs are located in pristine rainforests on Barro Colourado Island and in disturbed secondary forests around Gamboa.

Fig. 4. To determine the most effective sensory stimuli to use in the artificial roosts in the forest, we first ran behavioural choice tests with Trachops cirrhosus in the lab.

Fig. 6. Artificial Bat Roost with equipment to acoustically monitor and attract bats.

Fig. 7. Examples of Trachops cirrhosus echolocation calls.

Fig. 8. Examples of Trachops cirrhosus social calls.

In the spirit of reconciliation, Faunatech acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.