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Recent observations

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What

Vesper Bats Family Vespertilionidae

Observer

johannsnyman

Date

September 16, 2014 08:40 PM HST

Description

Scotophilus sp maybe?

Photos / Sounds

What

Leach's Single Leaf Bat Monophyllus redmani

Observer

jessicapita

Date

September 16, 2014 10:12 PM ADT

Description

Proyecto Noctilio - Murciélago Lengüilargo (Macho)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

jakob

Date

February 25, 1992

Description

mistnetted 19:10-19:30 h

Kock, D., Csorba, G.& Howell, K.M., 2000. Rhinolophus maendeleo n. sp. from Tanzania, a horseshoe bat noteworthy for its systematics and biogeography (Mammalia, Chiroptera, Rhinolophidae). Senckenbergiana biol. 80(1/2): 233-239.

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What

Jamaican Fruit-eating Bat Artibeus jamaicensis

Observer

jessicapita

Date

September 16, 2014 08:13 PM ADT

Description

Proyecto Noctilio: Se observaron dos fruteros comunes (hembras ambas).

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What

Horseshoe Bats Family Rhinolophidae

Observer

denism

Date

September 20, 2010

Photos / Sounds

What

Sheath-tailed Bats Family Emballonuridae

Observer

denism

Date

September 20, 2010 10:15 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

What

Pallas's Long-tongued Bat Glossophaga soricina

Observer

apalmerio

Date

June 29, 2014

Place

osununu (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

apalmerio

Date

June 27, 2014

Place

osununu (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Ipanema bat Pygoderma bilabiatum

Observer

apalmerio

Date

June 30, 2014 12:25 AM ART

Place

osununu (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

African sheath-tailed bat Coleura afra

Observer

gvi_shimoni

Date

September 15, 2014

Description

Forearm length: 5cm
head to tail Length: 6.5cm

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bent-winged bats Genus Miniopterus

Observer

gvi_shimoni

Date

September 15, 2014

Description

Forearm length: 4cm
head to tail Length: 7.5cm

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tomb Bats Genus Taphozous

Observer

gvi_shimoni

Date

September 15, 2014

Description

Forearm length: 6cm
head to tail Length: 9.5cm

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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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