Join for FREE
It only takes a minute!
Experience the Great Outdoors. New Zeiss Terra ED Binoculars. Visit our online shop to find out more!

Welcome to BirdForum.
BirdForum is the net's largest birding community, dedicated to wild birds and birding, and is absolutely FREE! You are most welcome to register for an account, which allows you to take part in lively discussions in the forum, post your pictures in the gallery and more.

Thread Tools Rating: Thread Rating: 2 votes, 5.00 average.
Old Wednesday 14th September 2011, 06:34   #1
Registered User

Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Madrid
Posts: 255
Bat from Uganda

Should be common, as I saw many in Semliki and QE NP. Is insectivore or fruit bat? Ir rest outside houses, in the walls.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_8499 (Bat).jpg
Views:	64
Size:	99.1 KB
ID:	347144  
Glimmer is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old Wednesday 14th September 2011, 09:22   #2
JWN Andrewes
Poor Judge of Pasta.
JWN Andrewes's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Flintshire, UK
Posts: 3,550
One of the Taphozous Tomb Bats I think.

Last Lifer - (2312) Dusky Thrush.
Last UK - (448) Dusky Thrush.
Last Garden - (93) Garden Warbler.
JWN Andrewes is online now  
Reply With Quote
Old Wednesday 14th September 2011, 20:24   #3
Registered User
batdan's Avatar

Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: North Somerset
Posts: 39
Great photo - it looks like a Mauritian tomb bat Taphozous mauritianus it's an insectivore.

batdan is offline  
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
off to uganda birdthing Information Wanted 3 Friday 7th October 2011 20:43
Another one from Uganda mkphotography Bird Identification Q&A 4 Thursday 30th June 2011 18:21
Uganda Various MacNara Bird Identification Q&A 9 Tuesday 12th January 2010 11:06
Uganda Thanks MacNara Bird Identification Q&A 2 Sunday 10th January 2010 20:00
Hello from Uganda RedDawn Say Hello 10 Wednesday 26th November 2008 05:49


Fatbirder's Top 1000 Birding Websites

Help support BirdForum

Page generated in 0.12826204 seconds with 15 queries
All times are GMT. The time now is 06:10.