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Recent observations

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What

Mexican Free-tailed Bat Tadarida brasiliensis

Observer

esthermkey

Date

April 15, 2016

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What

Little Brown Bat Myotis lucifugus

Observer

jeffboswell

Date

July 1, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Old World Roundleaf Bats Genus Hipposideros

Observer

oddfeel

Date

April 28, 2016

Description

a single bat roosting in a mango tree.

ID pending

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What

Mexican Free-tailed Bat Tadarida brasiliensis

Observer

aheathco

Date

August 9, 2011

Tags

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What

Spectacled Flying Fox Pteropus conspicillatus

Observer

fluffberger

Date

April 7, 2016

Description

Beautiful megabats that eat fruit--they make me think of German Shepherd puppies with wings.

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What

long-snouted bat Platalina genovensium

Observer

karolida

Date

April 16, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Murciélago longirrostro Peruano.
PLatalina genovensium (Thomas 1928).

Photos / Sounds

What

Bats Order Chiroptera

Observer

latte

Date

April 27, 2016

Description

small black bat rating attached to my brick house wall for a day.
18 Eaves st Holt ACT

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What

Bats Order Chiroptera

Observer

jacob24

Date

April 23, 2016 12:15 PM PDT

Description

Found this sleeping bat on the trail.

Photos / Sounds

What

Old World Roundleaf Bats Genus Hipposideros

Observer

oddfeel

Date

April 27, 2016

Description

a single bat roosting in a mango tree.

ID pending

Photos / Sounds

What

Old World Roundleaf Bats Genus Hipposideros

Observer

oddfeel

Date

April 26, 2016

Description

a single bat roosting in a mango tree.

ID pending

Photos / Sounds

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What

Silver-haired Bat Lasionycteris noctivagans

Observer

sydneyludwick

Date

April 25, 2016 10:15 AM MDT

Description

This is Barry the bat! Barry has been living here for a while. He was alone, snoozing behind some recycling bins while clinging to the wall. His fur is black with silver/yellow tips - making it apparent that he was a silver-haired bat. He was also very small! If you go visit him, please be quiet and don't tell too many people.

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What

Ethiopian big-eared bat Plecotus balensis

Observer

muhesofi

Date

December 13, 2015
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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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