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Recent observations

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Observer

villanuevafranck

Date

the past

Place

Cacaluta (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Big Brown Bat Eptesicus fuscus

Observer

npollock66

Date

March 3, 2015

Description

Had an injured wing :(

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Noctilio leporinus Order Chiroptera

Observer

villanuevafranck

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

What

Straw-colored fruit bat Eidolon helvum

Observer

holger

Date

January 19, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Straw-colored fruit bat Eidolon helvum

Observer

jakob

Date

December 1, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Observation courtesy of David Moyer and David Lloyd-Jones.

Colony roosting in trees on small island and in a 1.5 km-stretch of riverine vegetation along the Ruhudji River.

Very large colony: evening emergence lasted for 20 min.

Photos / Sounds

What

Mexican Free-tailed Bat Tadarida brasiliensis

Observer

dpom

Date

April 16, 2013

Description

10-12 Million bats roost in this cave, the second largest bat population in the world. It's an incredible sight when they all fly out of the cave at dusk. We were told it takes 4 hours for them all to exit the cave.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

trinibats

Date

February 17, 2015

Description

A Greater Long-tongued Bat (Glossophaga longirostris) approaches a "Silk-Fig" banana flower cluster outside our apartment window at Speyside, Tobago—17th February, 2015. Photos: Geoffrey Gomes

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

pygmy fruit-eating bat Artibeus phaeotis

Observer

murcidrea

Date

January 16, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

murcidrea

Date

February 24, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

murcidrea

Date

February 24, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Murciélago-cola suelta brasileño Tadarida brasiliensis

Observer

rbbm-conanp

Date

October 11, 2014

Description

Individuo observado en refugio ubicado en zona de matorral xerófilo

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Murciélagos orejas de ratón Genus Myotis

Observer

rbbm-conanp

Date

October 14, 2013

Description

Individuo encontrado escondido en una roca, vegetación de matorral xerófilo

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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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