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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Bats Order Chiroptera

Observer

dmontijo

Date

July 25, 2015 10:19 AM PDT

Description

~4" long, found in a bathroom at camp

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Bats Order Chiroptera

Observer

elbowingpenalty

Date

July 29, 2015 09:45 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bats Order Chiroptera

Observer

martingrimm

Date

July 31, 2015 12:09 AM CEST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Vesper Bats Family Vespertilionidae

Observer

wonder_al

Date

July 30, 2015 04:31 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Bats Order Chiroptera

Observer

billdodd

Date

July 30, 2015 01:20 PM CDT

Description

Noticed this bat on the ceiling of an outdoor walkway at my work campus. Sorry for the poor photo; it was about 25 feet up and only had a cell phone camera available.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Big Brown Bat Eptesicus fuscus

Observer

jasonhill2

Date

July 29, 2015 08:52 PM EDT

Description

Flying around the yard, large wingspan, roosted in the wood shed a couple of nights this week.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bats Order Chiroptera

Observer

mohamedfadly

Date

June 20, 2014

Description

Bat flying after sunset, maybe feeding on flying insects.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

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What

Greater Mascarene flying fox Pteropus niger

Observer

rinahart169

Date

July 15, 2015 07:28 AM HST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Imagine my surprise when my mother told me she regularly see bats in her garden at night. Well, so much for difficulty in finding them. This one is on a 'Coeur de boeuf fruitier' or Annona reticulata. Apparently, my mom found bat's teeth mark on the fruit (since she is no expert, i cannot say whether they eat the fruit or not).

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

fruit-eating bats Genus Artibeus

Observer

danieltapaya

Date

July 27, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Bats Order Chiroptera

Observer

jessicaholloway

Date

July 27, 2015 08:55 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

This bat popped out of an umbrella at Rancho Mark West in eastern Santa Rosa.

Photos / Sounds

What

Epauletted Fruit Bats Genus Epomophorus

Observer

nic2

Date

June 22, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

9 Fruit bats roosting in makuti roof

Photos / Sounds

What

Vesper Bats Family Vespertilionidae

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

July 26, 2015 08:43 PM EDT

Description

Took many tries to get a photo distinguishable as a bat and not a blurry blob. Probably a big brown but not sure.

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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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