The Wingham bats

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The Wingham bats

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures May 14, 2018

Incredible scene, info and wildlife capture John, looks like there all tucked in!! Not sur I would want to be in that town after dark!! #1708430

Shirley D. Freeman level-deluxe May 14, 2018

Wow, you were brave, John! I don't care for bats, myself. I know I definitely wouldn't want to be there after dark, but not sure during the day either. <>< #11700413

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe May 15, 2018

Very cool find and capture John! #11700472

Bojan Bencic level-classic May 15, 2018

Amazing capture, John. Our bats always look for dark places. Never seen them hanging on a tree before. #11700521

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe May 16, 2018

Great capture, John, but I, also, would not want to be that close to them. #11700692

Patrick Rouzes level-classic May 16, 2018

What an unusual & amazing sight & capture, John! It's an awesome claim to fame! WTG, my friend! #11700739

Candace M. Cleveland level-classic May 16, 2018

This is just fascinating. I understand they eat mosquitoes. I don't know one bat from another. Could use a few this summer! #11700799

Emile Abbott level-deluxe May 17, 2018

We have a bat colony of 3 million at Devils sink hole near by and theY keep the mosquitoes down. Love your capture,John #11700944

Wendy A. Blanchard May 17, 2018

Love bats, I think they are so cute...Great capture John! #11700970

Terry Cervi level-classic May 17, 2018

Wow, that's amazing, John!! Great shot of these famous bats! #11701049

Husain Akhtar May 19, 2018

Amazing bat colony and excellent capture John! #11701446

Martha R. Mazon level-classic May 19, 2018

Absolutely fascinating, John, and so well captured with fantastic framing and light!! #11701529

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic May 21, 2018

Wonderful find and capture John!
Is everything OK with you?,
Amalia #11702118

John Connolly May 21, 2018

Thanks for all your great comments! #11702143

Chuck Green level-classic June 07, 2018

Amazing shot, John! The bat colonies here do eat most of the mosquitoes. A blessing, they are! <>< #11706442

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Description

This colony of fruit bats live in the town of Wingham, on the mid north coast of NSW! I think it is the towns biggest claim to fame!

Exif: F Number: 5.8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/125 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 35.34 mm, Model: VR350,D755

Uploaded on May 14, 2018
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