Corky Quirk dons her thick gloves to handle a bat that is in rehab at her home. Fred Gladdis/Enterprise photo
Mexican free-tail bats fly out from under the Yolo Causeway at sundown. Wayne Tilcock/Enterprise file photo
People gathered for a Yolo Basin bat tour at the Causeway wetlands in August. Wayne Tilcock/Enterprise file photo
Says NorCal Bats' Corky Quirk, "Bats get a bad rap despite them being vital, so I found it fun to change people's minds about something they don't know about." Fred Gladdis/Enterprise photo
Corky Quirk holds a big brown bat. Fred Gladdis/Enterprise photo
Quirk holds a pallid bat. Fred Gladdis/Enterprise photo
Quirk holds a Mexican free-tail bat. Fred Gladdis/Enterprise photo

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