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Bracken's Bats are back and soon we will have millions of baby bats in the cave. Current emergence time is around 7:45pm.
Wind: NNE at 6 mph
Sunset: 8:23 pm
Saturday 72°F / 93°F
Sunday 71°F / 95°F
Monday 72°F / 94°F
Tuesday 73°F / 95°F
Bats and Doppler Weather Radar
Did you know that weather radar systems track bats through the night over Central Texas? When millions of Mexican free-tailed bats leave Bracken Cave and other roosts each summer evening to hunt down insect pests, they appear on radar images as great mobile clouds. The looped map below is in relative real time (2-10 minute lag).
Don't forget to come back and see this activity during emergence times!