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Noctule. First I thought is was a tailless bird, but it flew so fluttery, after I took my photo I saw it was a bat, in broad daylight . Common noctule,Geotagged,Netherlands,Nyctalus noctula,Spring Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Noctule.

First I thought is was a tailless bird, but it flew so fluttery, after I took my photo I saw it was a bat, in broad daylight .

    comments (11)

  1. B.T.W. it is my first photo of a bat ever. the second one was on a wall in Suriname. Posted 4 days ago, modified 4 days ago
    1. Well done, notoriously hard to photo! Very lucky to see one in the daytime. Posted 4 days ago
      1. Thank you Claire, I was surprised myself to see one. Posted 4 days ago
  2. Wow, great capture! Posted 4 days ago
    1. Thank you Jivko. Posted 4 days ago
  3. Awesome! Posted 4 days ago
    1. Cheers Christine.
      Posted 3 days ago
  4. Very nice - like that a lot! Posted 4 days ago
    1. Me too Natty, thnx. Posted 3 days ago
  5. Incredible capture Paul - wow! Cheers, Arp Posted 3 days ago
    1. Thnx a lot Arp. Posted 3 days ago

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The common noctule is a species of insectivorous bat common throughout Europe, Asia, and North Africa.

Similar species: Bats
Species identified by Paul Dirksen
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By Paul Dirksen

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Uploaded Mar 25, 2020. Captured Mar 22, 2019 15:24 in Dommel 19, 3961 HR Wijk bij Duurstede, Netherlands.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/8.0
  • 1/4096s
  • ISO1000
  • 400mm