Sagot Lab


New volume of the IUCN Bat Specialist Group Newsletter

Screen Shot 2019-08-23 at 8.29.51 AMThe new volume of the IUCN-BSG is out with great articles on the use of technology for bat conservation.


International Bat Research Conference in Thailand


Great time in Phuket, Thailand, during the IBRC. Always good to meet old and new friends in such an amazing place. Next meeting will be in Austin TX, in 2022.

Bulgaro-Tico expedition to Mulu, Borneo

We had a great time this summer studying cave bats ecosystem services in Gunung Mulu National Park, in Borneo.

Summer in Costa Rica



George and I went to Costa Rica in June to start a pilot project understanding the energetic costs of social communication during daily foraging in the spix’s disc-winged bat.

We also visited the Poas volcano. One of the most active volcanoes in the country.

The lab did a great job presenting a Quest 2019

Tenaja, Alex and Kervans did a great job presenting an oral talk and a poster during SUNY Oswego Quest series.

NASBR 2018, Puerto Vallarta

We had a great time at NASBR 2018 in Puerto Vallarta, Mx. Great times listening to super cool bat research and hanging out with old and new friends. Plus, Tenaja’s poster was super popular. Great job!

Productive field season in Costa Rica

Great time in Costa Rica with an awesome group of people.

Paper accepted in Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology

Great news! A paper on the geographic variation in contact calls was accepted.

Two papers accepted!

Good news from the lab. Our paper in collaboration with Gloriana Chaverri from Universidad de Costa Rica and Caroline Schöner from University of Greifswald, on roost finding efficiency in Thyroptera tricolor was accepted in Animal Behaviour.

Also, Anthony’s paper on same sex courtship behavior in fruit flies was accepted in Acta Ethologica.


Congratulations to Imran and Cayla. Best wishes!20180512_105213.jpg