Our friend has returned for a visit - this time roosting in the banana tree in the back garden
Maybe up to hundreds of individuals particularly at a rear part of the cave. Many with babies (the one pictured in the last photo was found on the ground and then placed on the wall)
Maybe up to tens of individuals particularly at a rear part of the cave
The Hipposideridae are a family of bats commonly known as the Old World leaf-nosed bats. While it has often been seen as a subfamily, Hipposiderinae, of the family Rhinolophidae, it is now more generally classified as its own family. Nevertheless, it is most closely related to Rhinolophidae within the suborder Pteropodiformes (or Yinpterochiroptera).