A dozen bats flying around outside near house at dawn this morning. Most we've ever seen at once. For the last few years it's been 2 at once, occasionally 3 or 4. Sorry no photos yet.
Common sight in the evening in Riverside CA
bat on the floor
Seen near the door to the office breezeway
Flying up the river in broad daylight . Hitting the water surface for insects , presumably
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...