Bats of Maine

Protecting Your Home and Businesses
Solving Human & Wildlife Conflicts

In Maine, there are two types of bats that commonly roost inside of homes, the little brown bat and the big brown bat.


Harbor Wildlife Control provides the following services:
Trapping, Removal, Habitat Modification, Cleanup/Attic Restoration and Damage Repairs

Fully Licensed and Insured

There are eight species of bats that occur in Maine. Five species stay in Maine year round by hibernating during the cold months. The locations they stay in, called a hibernacula, are usually abandoned mines or caves. Occasionally, bats are found inside buildings.

The 5 species are: Big Brown Bat (Eptesicus fuscus), Little Brown Bat (Myotis lucifugus), Little Brown Bat (Myotis septentrionalis), Eastern Small Footed Bat (Myotis leibii), Tri-colored bat (Pipistrellus subflavus)

Three of the eight species are called ‘tree bats’ and will migrate south for the winter. They are: Hoary bat (Lasiurus cinereus), Silver-haired bat (Lasionycteris noctivagans), Eastern Red bat (Lasiurus borealis).

Little Brown Bat:

The little brown bat has a body length of about 2-4 inches and a wingspan of approximately 8-11 inches. Their back is dark brown to light golden brown and their belly has lighter gray fur. Their wing membranes are dark brown. They have rounded ears, large hind feet, and a small nose.

Big Brown Bat 

As the big brown bats name suggests they are a bit larger than the little brown bat. Their body is about 4-5 inches in length and they have a wingspan of 12-16 inches. Their fur is longer and silky chocolate brown. Their wing membranes are black. They have rounded ears, and their nose is larger and broader compared to the little brown bat.

Guano Removal & Cleanup:
Wildlife has been removed from your home and the repairs are finished. What about the mess that that they left behind ? Droppings, Urine, Hair, Odor and a host of other parasites and food waste. We offer full service biohazard cleanup and disposal.

Exposure to biological contaminants can pose serious health consequences for occupants, employees, and owners. A failure to properly and safely remove such substances can contribute to unhealthy and even dangerous environments.

We are trained to safely and effectively remove biohazardous materials and dispose of them properly according to OSHA and health regulations. Equipped with the necessary safety equipment and cleaning products, Harbor Wildlife Control professionals help turn unsafe environments into clean, safe homes and offices.

Decontamination & Deodorization:
Wildlife has been removed from your home and the repairs are finished. What about the odor that that they left behind ? We offer decontamination and deordorization services to eliminate this odor and biohazard. 

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We are committed to providing high quality Wildlife Control services that protect your home and business. Our goal is to provide our clients with the best possible solution to their specific problem. 

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