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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Rufous mouse-eared bat Myotis bocagii

Observer

i_c_riddell

Date

October 26, 1981 01:30 PM CAT

Place

Chivero (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Bats Order Chiroptera

Observer

aleluisa

Date

October 20, 2014 08:41 PM ADT

Photos / Sounds

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What

California Leaf-nosed Bat Macrotus californicus

Observer

elialopezgreene

Date

October 17, 2014

Description

Macho de Mucielago orejon observado en el sendero El Embudo en isla La Partida.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Vesper Bats Family Vespertilionidae

Observer

joannerusso

Date

October 20, 2014

Description

in the wood pile.
ID based on size

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Bats Order Chiroptera

Observer

samuelandre

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Pipistrelle Perimyotis subflavus

Observer

crayonponyfish

Date

August 1, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Straw-colored fruit bat Eidolon helvum

Observer

berylmakori

Date

September 27, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

a wonderful colony of Eidolon helvum

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

michaszadkowski

Date

September 28, 2014 12:28 PM GST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Western sheath-tailed bat Paremballonura tiavato

Observer

audreyw

Date

September 15, 2014 05:15 PM HST

Description

During a visit to Anjajavy Reserve/hotel, we took a short drive (15 min) to a small cave, and saw about 20 of these bats hanging overhead.

Photos / Sounds

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What

wrinkle-faced bat Centurio senex

Observer

antonycascante

Date

August 16, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Mexican Free-tailed Bat Tadarida brasiliensis

Observer

beachbumagg

Date

October 16, 2014

Description

Saw these guys under the bridge at the San Bernard River at US90. I think they are Mexican free-tailed bats, but I'm not completely sure.

Photos / Sounds

What

vesper bats Family Vespertilionidae

Observer

cpahl

Date

September 26, 2014 08:51 AM PDT
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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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