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Recent observations

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Observer

speedy

Date

July 17, 2014

Description

Sorry for this Photo, it shows a bat that is drowned in a rain barrel.
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What

California Myotis Myotis californicus

Observer

cellardoor

Date

July 19, 2014 12:27 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Straw-colored fruit bat Eidolon helvum

Observer

agnisbet

Date

March 1, 2007 12:00 AM HST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Supposedly the largest colony of fruit bats in Africa.

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What

Big Brown Bat Eptesicus fuscus

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 23, 2014 09:43 AM EDT

Description

Roosting under bridge and in expansion joints.

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Observer

yuriaguire88

Date

January 15, 2012

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yuriaguire88

Date

January 14, 2012

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Observer

yuriaguire88

Date

June 6, 2012

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Observer

yuriaguire88

Date

July 10, 2013

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Observer

yuriaguire88

Date

June 28, 2014

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Observer

yuriaguire88

Date

February 14, 2014

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What

Long-legged bat (Macrophyllum macrophyllum) Macrophyllum macrophyllum

Observer

yuriaguire88

Date

July 7, 2013

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What

Vampire bat (Desmodus rotundus) Desmodus rotundus

Observer

yuriaguire88

Date

June 28, 2014
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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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