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taxon
1 mammal
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observation

Photos / Sounds

What

Straw-coloured Fruit Bat Eidolon helvum

Observer

eleeuw

Date

June 18, 2018 10:53 AM HST

Place

Rwanda (Google, OSM)

Description

Day roost in trees.

Count of 23 dead bats below the roost site. Cleaners already at work removing the bodies when I was counting them.

As the trees near presidency have been cut a few month ago, the higher number of bats in Camp Kigali comparing to May-June 2017 could be explained by the move of bats from their former roost sites to Camp Kigali.

The condition of the trees remaining at Camp Kigali roost site is deteriorating...