Bats are remarkable mammals known for their ability to navigate the night skies and play essential roles in ecosystems worldwide. During the cold winter months, many bat species enter a state of hibernation to conserve energy when food sources become scarce. Hibernation allows bats to lower their metabolic rate and survive harsh winter conditions in secluded roosting sites such as caves, mines, and even buildings.

As temperatures begin to rise and insect activity increases with the onset of spring, bats gradually emerge from their winter slumber. April serves as a pivotal month for this awakening, signaling the transition from winter dormancy to renewed activity. Warmer temperatures and longer daylight hours provide the ideal conditions for bats to resume their foraging activities and replenish their energy reserves after months of fasting.

While bats are emerging from hibernation in April, it’s essential to recognize the significance of these remarkable creatures and the vital roles they play in the natural world. However, as important as bats are, no one wants to find bats nesting in their homes.

If you need help safely relocating bats and keeping them out of your home, call Family Pest Solutions. We service the greater Capital District area including Albany, Schenectady, Saratoga, and Rensselaer counties.