Medium Square Square Square Square Square
Photo © Vijay Anand Ismavel, some rights reserved
Manu, Tripura (Google, OSM) Details Hide details

Description

Indian Flying Fox

Location: off National Highway 44 near Manu, Dhalai District, Tripura

Date: 25th April 2013

Equipment: Nikon D300s with Nikkor 300mm + 1.7x TC

Logo eee 15px

Comments & Identifications

8853 thumb
Indian Flying Fox - Photo (c) Tarique Sani, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
ivijayanand's ID: Indian Flying Fox (Pteropus giganteus)
Posted by ivijayanand almost 3 years ago (Flag)
5643 thumb
Indian Flying Fox - Photo (c) Tarique Sani, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
jakob's ID: Indian Flying Fox (Pteropus giganteus)
Posted by jakob almost 3 years ago (Flag)
8853 thumb

I observed about 100 of these large bats fly over the highway. Many were adult females with juvenile bats clinging to them. One of the photos shows a juvenile breast-feeding in flight.

Posted by ivijayanand almost 3 years ago (Flag)
5643 thumb

These are excellent shots, and I think not only one but several show females with clinging young!

Posted by jakob almost 3 years ago (Flag)
8853 thumb

Thanks. I was fortunate to observe and photograph these bats.

Posted by ivijayanand almost 3 years ago (Flag)
3518 thumb

These are fantastic photos! Thank you for joining and contributing to an underrepresented area of the globe (for this project).

Posted by jwhittle almost 3 years ago (Flag)
8853 thumb

Thanks. It is a privilege to contribute. Will post any other bat images I get.

Posted by ivijayanand almost 3 years ago (Flag)
3518 thumb

Honestly, it is a privilege to have you contribute.

Posted by jwhittle almost 3 years ago (Flag)
Sign in or Sign up to add comments
Sign in or Sign up to add identifications
Indian Flying Fox - Photo (c) Tarique Sani, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
ivijayanand's ID: Indian Flying Fox (Pteropus giganteus)
Indian Flying Fox - Photo (c) Tarique Sani, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
Community ID: Indian Flying Fox (Pteropus giganteus)
About
jakob 1 person agrees
Logo eee 15px
Logo eee 15px
Logo eee 15px

Data Quality Assessment

Research
Details Hide details
Logo eee 15px
Observation © Dr. Vijay Anand Ismavel MS MCh
Cc by nc sa small some rights reserved

Is this observation inappropriate, spam, or offensive? Flag this observation

If you think this observation is inaccurate, please add an ID, participate in the quality assessment above, or describe the inaccuracy in a comment.

Pin it button