Create Bat Report

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Sighting Details
Please specify the date as accurately as you can. If you are unsure of the date, check the above checkbox and specify only the portion of the date that you know.
If you are reasonably sure you know what species of bat you saw, please indicate it here. You can indicate how certain you are below. If you saw more than one species, please fill out a separate form for each.
Please indicate your level of confidence in identification of the species
If you feel that the bat or bats in your area are a "nuisance", please check this box. Your submission will be passed on to NSDNR regional services. To learn more about about when bats become a nuisance, click here.
Please select the type of structure the bat was seen using. Select "Other" and fill in the space provided if your selection is not available on the list.
Files must be less than 200 MB.
Allowed file types: png gif jpg jpeg.
Please tell us anything else you may know about your sighting. Any details or general information may be helpful.
e.g. a place of business, venue, meeting point

If you wish to supply your own latitude and longitude, you may enter them above. If you leave these fields blank, the system will attempt to determine a latitude and longitude for you from the entered address. To have the system recalculate your location from the address, for example if you change the address, delete the values for these fields.
You may set the location by clicking on the map, or dragging the location marker. To clear the location and cause it to be recalculated, click on the marker.

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Please contact both the Atlantic Canada Bat Hotline by phone 1-833-434-2287 (BATS) or email and your local NS Department of Natural Resources and Renewables office to receive further guidance