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Jan 31, 2018 23:39 |  #7486

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Pondrader wrote in post #18552913 (external link)
Crazy fox you got there Kev

Well, there ARE bats called flying foxes, so you're not too far off the mark! :D

I guess Pondrader intentionally commented as such..."pun intended"...:-D


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Feb 01, 2018 04:37 |  #7487

CyberDyneSystems wrote in post #18553352 (external link)
Just think how many flying foxes contract some form of terminal condition via contact with humans!

We are sneaky. We just take their habitat then chase them away when they find new habitats too close to us.


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Feb 01, 2018 04:51 |  #7488

Grey-headed flying fox is what we have. There is a colony within walking distance of my home, numbers reach over 2000 sometimes, last count a couple of weeks ago was about 1000.
This first pic will benefit from 5D4 high ISO performance, have to have another go.

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This pic would benefit from some blue in the sky rather than full white due to overcast, but I think I'd lose some of the detail.

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Feb 01, 2018 05:47 |  #7489

Scrumhalf wrote in post #18553756 (external link)
Well, there ARE bats called flying foxes, so you're not too far off the mark! :D

arsurendran wrote in post #18553826 (external link)
I guess Pondrader intentionally commented as such..."pun intended"...:-D

Your so very right arsurendran... finally someone gets me lol


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Feb 01, 2018 06:38 |  #7490

none of mine have wings thank goodness

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Feb 01, 2018 08:03 |  #7491

Choderboy wrote in post #18553900 (external link)
Grey-headed flying fox is what we have. There is a colony within walking distance of my home, numbers reach over 2000 sometimes, last count a couple of weeks ago was about 1000.
This first pic will benefit from 5D4 high ISO performance, have to have another go.
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This pic would benefit from some blue in the sky rather than full white due to overcast, but I think I'd lose some of the detail.
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Wow! These are cool and creepy at the same time...




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Feb 01, 2018 08:06 |  #7492

Choderboy wrote in post #18553900 (external link)
Grey-headed flying fox is what we have. There is a colony within walking distance of my home, numbers reach over 2000 sometimes, last count a couple of weeks ago was about 1000.
This first pic will benefit from 5D4 high ISO performance, have to have another go.
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This pic would benefit from some blue in the sky rather than full white due to overcast, but I think I'd lose some of the detail.
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We walked through a park in Sydney (can't remember which one) and there were hundreds of large bats hanging from the trees. Not sure if these are the same.


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Feb 01, 2018 08:08 |  #7493

Choderboy wrote in post #18553900 (external link)
Grey-headed flying fox is what we have. There is a colony within walking distance of my home, numbers reach over 2000 sometimes, last count a couple of weeks ago was about 1000.

How do you count 1000 bats? One, two, damn it hold still. One, two, will you guys stop moving around...


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Feb 01, 2018 08:31 |  #7494

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That clean at 4000 ISO thumbs up.


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Feb 01, 2018 08:56 |  #7495

I got lucky with the sparrow, the branch was across the face

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Feb 01, 2018 16:15 |  #7496

lijoec wrote in post #18551132 (external link)
with the extender on, great IQ and super sharp IMO.
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I forgot I had this. TC's work very well on zooms and Canon states that the 100-400 II TC compatible but they are tuned for long primes.

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Feb 01, 2018 22:26 |  #7497

I've helped capture bats for food... it was interesting. Put up netting on the mouth of the cave.... slide it without disturbing the net... start disturbing the bats... capture bats... take them home and let them be prepared for dinner.

Actually, quite tasty, I must admit


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Feb 02, 2018 04:40 |  #7498

digital paradise wrote in post #18553964 (external link)
We walked through a park in Sydney (can't remember which one) and there were hundreds of large bats hanging from the trees. Not sure if these are the same.

The Royal Botanical Gardens in Sydney CBD. Same Flying foxs. The colony was "moved on" about 2 years ago.


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Feb 02, 2018 04:44 |  #7499

Special treat today. Local wetlands has been drained in preparation for excavators to remove sediment from the ponds. So what do the eels do without water? Dig themselves into the mud. Unfortunately for them the Red-bellied black snakes also dig themselves into the mud and feast on the eels.

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Feb 02, 2018 04:47 |  #7500

Phoenixkh wrote in post #18554425 (external link)
I've helped capture bats for food... it was interesting. Put up netting on the mouth of the cave.... slide it without disturbing the net... start disturbing the bats... capture bats... take them home and let them be prepared for dinner.

Actually, quite tasty, I must admit

The bats in Dave's pictures (fruit bats or flying foxes) were also once food for Aboriginal people in Australia—they are quite large for bats—but they don't live in caves. They spend their days in huge colonies in rainforest patches (or sometimes lush gardens) and set off at sundown in their tens of thousands to forage for fruit. It's an amazing sight seeing them head off.


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