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  • Grey-headed flying fox

    Descriptions The grey-headed flying fox (Pteropus poliocephalus) is a megabat native to Australia.[2] The species shares mainland Australia with three other members of the genus Pteropus: the little red flying fox (P. scapulatus), the spectacled flying fox (P. conspicillatus), and the black flying fox (P. alecto). The grey-headed flying fox is endemic to the south-eastern […]

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  • Common bent-wing bat

    Description The common bent-wing bat, Schreibers’ long-fingered bat, or Schreibers’ bat (Miniopterus schreibersii) is a species of┬ávesper bat in the family Vespertilionidae. It is a species of subtropical origin distributed throughout the southern Palearctic, Ethiopic, Oriental, and Australian regions. In Europe, it is present in the southern half from Iberia to the Caucasus, with the […]

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