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Recent observations

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Greater false vampire bat Megaderma lyra

Observer

gdevender

Date

September 27, 2015

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Old World Roundleaf Bats Genus Hipposideros

Observer

gdevender

Date

September 27, 2015

Description

Huge colony more than 1000 individuals

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Indian roundleaf bat Hipposideros lankadiva

Observer

gdevender

Date

September 27, 2015

Description

A large roost in the cellar of the Dam.

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Townsend's Big-eared Bat Corynorhinus townsendii

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

September 24, 2016 03:16 PM PDT

Description

Cave photography revealed a surprise bat! It was all by itself, and very small, like a dwarf hamster. It had long ears. One more photo forthcoming, showing the back and ears.

Tags

bat

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Big Brown Bat Eptesicus fuscus

Observer

nlblock

Date

September 25, 2016 02:36 PM EDT

Description

My biggest surprise of the day! I didn't even see it against the mud until I stepped too close and it hissed/squealed at me. I'm guessing it somehow ended up in the pond and managed to swim to shore, but then it ended up exhausted and unable to go any farther.

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Thomas's Fruit-eating Bat Artibeus watsoni

Observer

rociovg

Date

September 25, 2016 09:21 AM CDT

Description

Bats resting on a leaf

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Tricolored Bat Perimyotis subflavus

Observer

macaylawilson

Date

September 25, 2016 03:45 PM CDT

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Little Brown Bat Myotis lucifugus

Observer

cporter

Date

July 4, 2016 01:31 PM MDT

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Mexican Free-tailed Bat Tadarida brasiliensis

Observer

danjohnson77077

Date

September 24, 2016 07:54 PM CDT

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Bats Order Chiroptera

Observer

anaxyrus

Date

September 7, 2016

Description

Observed guano under concrete structure in riparian area.

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Mouse-eared Bats Genus Myotis

Observer

anaxyrus

Date

May 31, 2008

Description

San Diego County, California

Observed hanging low on rock face.

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Townsend's Big-eared Bat Corynorhinus townsendii

Observer

anaxyrus

Date

May 31, 2008

Description

San Diego County, California

Observed in large culvert.

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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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