Mexican Free-tailed Bats (image) Ecological Society of America Share Print E-Mail Caption Mexican free-tailed bats exit Bracken Bat Cave in Texas. The new report highlights the need for more research on wind energy impacts on bat populations and sensitive bird species. Credit Photo courtesy of USFWS. Usage Restrictions Photo courtesy of USFWS. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.