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Bat hawk - Macheiramphus alcinus Chasing the bats coming out from Gomantong Caves in the evening. Bat hawk,Fall,Geotagged,Macheiramphus alcinus,Malaysia Click/tap to enlarge

Bat hawk - Macheiramphus alcinus

Chasing the bats coming out from Gomantong Caves in the evening.

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The bat hawk is a raptor found in sub-Saharan Africa and south Asia to New Guinea. It is named for its diet, which consists mainly of bats. It requires open space in which to hunt, but will live anywhere from dense rainforest to semi-arid veld.

Similar species: Diurnal Birds Of Prey
Species identified by Patomarazul
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By Patomarazul

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Uploaded Jun 22, 2020. Captured Sep 27, 2015 17:23 in Kinabatangan, Sabah, Malaysia.
  • NIKON D7000
  • f/8.0
  • 10/20000s
  • ISO360
  • 250mm