Check each month to see if the box is being used. Fecal matter and urine stains are telltale signs. Listen for sounds. If you can, watch the box for an hour or so during sunset when bats would be leaving to feed.
NOTE: Never ever shake your bat house to see if there are bats inside.
Install a Box
When installing your bat box, do your best to stick to several or all of the following guidelines
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Map of Bat Boxes
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