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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Little Brown Bat Myotis lucifugus

Observer

ejhensel

Date

December 5, 2016 03:18 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Silver-haired Bat Lasionycteris noctivagans

Observer

barlin

Date

December 5, 2016 02:00 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Observed under deck

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bats Order Chiroptera

Observer

marianacroc15

Date

August 23, 2016 03:21 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Straw-colored Fruit Bat Eidolon helvum

Observer

oebenin

Date

December 5, 2016 04:40 PM CET

Description

More than 1000 are around this place in Natitingou

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bats Order Chiroptera

Observer

manueljoya

Date

December 3, 2016 09:42 AM CST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bats Order Chiroptera

Observer

manueljoya

Date

December 3, 2016 09:42 AM CST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bats Order Chiroptera

Observer

allanfinlayson

Date

November 17, 2016 08:08 AM UTC

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Pipistrelle Pipistrellus pipistrellus

Observer

alicerinaldi

Date

June 14, 2016 02:37 PM CEST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Piccolo e scuro

Photos / Sounds

What

Old World Fruit Bats Family Pteropodidae

Observer

muir

Date

November 24, 2016 02:35 PM SAST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

muir

Date

November 21, 2016 08:33 AM EAT

Place

Entebbe (Google, OSM)

Description

Roadkill bat?

Photos / Sounds

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What

Slit-faced bats Genus Nycteris

Observer

barbaraevans

Date

April 30, 2016 05:54 AM HST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Seeing a bat this close was a new experience for me. We spotted its droppings near the entrance to the 'Ladies' on our journey back to Maun. Needless to say the men soon joined us to take a look too.

Photos / Sounds

What

Gambian Epauletted Fruit Bat Epomophorus gambianus

Observer

oebenin

Date

December 1, 2016 10:44 AM CET
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Description from Wikipedia

Bats are mammals of the order Chiroptera (/kaɪˈrɒptərə/; from the Greek χείρ - cheir, "hand" and πτερόν - pteron, "wing") whose forelimbs form webbed wings, making them the only mammals naturally capable of true and sustained flight. By contrast, other mammals said to fly, such as flying squirrels, gliding possums, and colugos, can only glide for short distances. Bats do not flap their entire forelimbs, as birds do, but instead flap their spread-out digits, which are...

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