Bats in Austin, Texas

Apr 6th, 2005, 09:22 AM
Original Poster
Join Date: Sep 2003
Posts: 31
Bats in Austin, Texas

Is it possible in early/mid April to see bats in Austin under the Congress Avenue Bridge--or is this much too early in the season? I'm going to be traveling to Austin this weekend and will specifically look for the bats if they're going to be out and about.
Gourmand is offline  
Apr 6th, 2005, 09:45 AM
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 17,226

Here's a resource. It says they start arriving in March/April. The page has a hotline number you can call to get info and approximate time they will emerge from the bridge.
starrsville is offline  
Apr 6th, 2005, 09:45 AM
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 665
There should be bats in April, most have migrated back to Texas and I think it is before the babies are born. We stayed by the bridge a few years ago in April and they were there.
sprin2 is offline  
Apr 6th, 2005, 09:46 AM
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 1,620
If you want to see bats I recommend going to Louisville. That is the home of Hillerich and Bradsby which is the company that makes Louisville bats and baseball equipment. You can see the worlds largest bat right outside the door.

Forgive me, I couldn't help myself! ;-)
placeu2 is offline  
Apr 6th, 2005, 10:00 AM
Original Poster
Join Date: Sep 2003
Posts: 31
Thank you for the information--and for the chuckle!

Gourmand is offline  
Related Topics
Original Poster
Last Post
United States
Nov 5th, 2013 09:25 AM
United States
Feb 2nd, 2009 09:02 AM
United States
Mar 24th, 2001 09:08 AM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy -


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 10:17 PM.