got a bat house for Christmas-where to put?

bedford8a(8a)December 26, 2010

I live in suburban Ft. Worth, Texas and am so lucky to have been given a bat house for Christmas. Now I just need to know where to put it.

I was going to hang the box under the eaves of our house, either to the northeast or to the southwest. Which would be better? Last year we had 20+ days over 100 degrees, and I'm worried about frying the little buggers.

Thanks in advance.

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rhizo_1 (North AL) zone 7

You might want to do some reading in the BCI (Bat Conservation International) website for some good information. I've attached the link to a page that will lead you to an excellent pdf file regarding the criteria for installing a bat house.

Here is a link that might be useful: Click here!

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