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Bat ID (1 Viewer)

Julian Bell

Natural Born Birder
I'm not much good at bats. On a number of occasions I have seen various bat species offshore (North Sea and Baltic).
In late August / early September I had a few bats onboard a vessel I was working on in the Baltic.
Here is a picture of one of them that dropped down on deck right in front of me in the middle of the night.
Any idea of species?


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Farnboro John

Well-known member
It looks like a Pipistrelle of some sort and to me the face is not black, which tends to suggest either Soprano or Nathusius's rather than Common. But lighting of bat photos is notoriously misleading....

There, that's my neck stuck well out. :LOL:


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