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Recent observations

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Mexican Free-tailed Bat Tadarida brasiliensis

Observer

nhmordenana

Date

September 1, 2014 11:05 PM PDT

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Yuma Myotis Myotis yumanensis

Observer

nhmordenana

Date

the past

Description

This is the first Yuma myotis documented in Exposition Park and NHM.

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Canyon bat Parastrellus hesperus

Observer

nhmordenana

Date

the past

Description

This is the first Canyon bat detected in Exposition park and the NHM Nature gardens.

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Western Red Bat Lasiurus blossevillii

Observer

nhmordenana

Date

the past

Description

First western red bat detected in Exposition Park or NHM since 1937. This migratory bat is a foliage rooster so it is indicating the importance of urban green spaces.

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Observer

chalofoh

Date

July 17, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Captured in mistnet, very different to other species of Histiotus

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What

Murciélagos Order Chiroptera

Observer

ghibs

Date

September 20, 2014

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What

Hoary Bat Lasiurus cinereus

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

November 28, 2009 10:53 AM PST

Description

Appeared to be dying . Found next to Redwood Creek in a Coast Redwood grove .

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jakob

Date

June 5, 2008

Description

Mist-netted

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jakob

Date

June 6, 2008

Description

roosting in Lolopasi Lodge

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What

Free-tailed Bats Family Molossidae

Observer

jakob

Date

June 5, 2008

Description

Found grounded during the day

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Bats Order Chiroptera

Observer

rebelgirl73

Date

September 26, 2014

Description

Off Case St.

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Observer

trinibats

Date

March 12, 2014

Description

Tamana Cave, Trinidad.

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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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