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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

tiertza

Date

October 29, 2014

Description

Encontré el cuerpo desecado de un ejemplar de Tadarida brasiliensis en la banqueta a una calle de una casa particular donde hace unos días escuché muchos murciélagos en su techo hablando en el atardecer.

I found the desiccated body of a specimen of Tadarida brasiliensis on the sidewalk one street from a private house where a few days ago I heard many bats speaking in the roof during dusk.

Photos / Sounds

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What

California Myotis Myotis californicus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

October 29, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

natalie

Date

October 27, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

200-300 ind in single palm tree, in front of the embassy of the Central African Republic

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

natalie

Date

October 30, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

natalie

Date

October 26, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

500+ ind in single palm tree in police compound in small town

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

natalie

Date

October 24, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

ca. 200 ind in single palm tree inside private chicken farm

Photos / Sounds

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What

Isabell's serotine Eptesicus isabellinus

Date

April 9, 2014 04:08 PM BST

Description

Murciélago hortelano mediterráneo. Morocco herptrip, april 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Straw-colored fruit bat Eidolon helvum

Observer

aurlie

Date

December 8, 2007

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Dried and smoked bats at a local market in Kinshasa

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

fomichev

Date

June 2, 2012

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

jennifer-rafael

Date

October 27, 2014

Description

Murciélago frutero común
27-10-14; 10pm

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

natalie

Date

October 24, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

colony in palm trees in the zoo of Yaounde, 500+ ind

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

natalie

Date

October 26, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

colony in Ficus tree in garden of Gendarmerie commandant, ca. 1000 ind

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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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