WA Mammals 05. Least Blossom Bat to Greater Long-eared Bat

 

Least Blossom Bat (Northern Blossom Bat)

Macroglossus minimus

 

 

Black Flying-fox

Pteropus alecto

Common in Kununurra, Broome.  Seen at Argyle Diamond Mine.

 

Little Red Flying-fox (photograph)

Pteropus scapulatus

Seen in Kununurra, Argyle Diamond Mine.

 

Ghost Bat

Macroderma gigas

Seen in Kununurra, Argyle Diamond Mine.

 

Orange Leaf-nosed Bat

Rhinonicteris aurantius

 

 

Dusky Leaf-nosed Bat

Hipposideros ater

 

 

Northern Leaf-nosed Bat

Hipposideros stenotis

 

 

Yellow-bellied Sheathtail Bat

Saccolaimus flaviventris

 

 

Common Sheathtail Bat

Taphozous georgianus

 

 

Hill's Sheathtail Bat

Taphozous hilli

 

 

White-striped Freetail Bat

Tadarida australis

Seen briefly at dusk and heard at Eyre Bird Observatory in April 2004.  Almost certainly heard/seen in the south west at Dryandra State Forest and at Charles Darwin Reserve.  It flies high above the canopy except when it comes down to drink.  Also called White-striped Mastiff Bat.

 

Northern Freetail Bat

Chaerophon jobensis

Mist netted at Lake Eda at Broome in November 2007 where they were common.

 

Beccari's Freetail Bat (photograph)

Mormopterus beccari

Mist netted at the Broome sewage ponds in November 2002.

 

Mangrove Freetail Bat

Mormopterus loriae cobourgensis

Endemic.

 

Inland Freetail Bat

Mormopterus planiceps

 

 

Western Freetail Bat

Mormopterus planiceps

Endemic.

 

Hoary Wattled Bat

Chalinolobus nigrogriseus

 

 

Gould's Wattled Bat

Chalinolobus gouldii

 

 

Chocolate Wattled Bat

Chalinolobus morio

Three caught at the Eyre Bird Observatory in April 2004.  100+ seen leaving Murra-el-Eleven Cave near Cocklebiddy at dusk. 

 

Mangrove Pipistrelle (Northern Pipistrelle)

Pipistrellus westralis

 

 

Northern Cave Bat

Vespadelus caurinus

 

 

Kimberley Cave Bat

Vespadelus douglasorum

Endemic.

 

Inland Cave Bat

Vespadelus finlaysoni

 

 

Inland Forest Bat

Vespadelus baverstocki

 

 

Southern Forest Bat

Vespadelus regulus

 

 

Common Bentwing Bat

Miniopterus schreibersii

 

 

Large-footed Myotis

Myotis adversus

 

 

Western False Pipistrelle

Falsistrellus mackenziei

Endemic.

 

Inland Broad-nosed Bat

Scotorepens balstoni

 

 

Little Broad-nosed Bat

Scotorepens greyii

 

 

Northern Broad-nosed Bat

Scotorepens sanborni

 

 

Arnhem Long-eared Bat

Nyctophilus arnhemensis

 

 

Northern Long-eared Bat

Nyctophilus bifax

 

 

Pygmy Long-eared Bat

Nyctophilus walkeri

 

 

Lesser Long-eared Bat (photographs)

Nyctophilus geoffroyi

Two mist netted at Jandakot Airport in February 2003.  One caught in the living room of Wattle Cottage at Dryandra Woodlands Village in March 2003.

 

Gould's Long-eared Bat

Nyctophilus gouldi

One mist netted at the Linesman Camp near Burnabbie at the Eyre Bird Observatory in April 2004.

 

Greater Long-eared Bat

Nyctophilus timoriensis

 
 
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