Bedfordshire Bat Group Photo gallery.

Created February 2011

Now I have got the basic website up and running, I will  gradually be be moving some of the  photo galleries onto wordpress . Eventually I will embed galleries on the relevant pages where they exist.

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Bumble bee bat hangingcrop.jpg
Bumble bee bat hangingcrop.jpg
Photo Daniel Hargreaves
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C. thonglongyai in hand.jpg
Craseonycteris thonglongyai is known as the bumble bee bat because it is so tiny. Phptp Daniel Hargreaves
Entrance to Kitti's hognosed cave
Entrance to Kitti's hognosed cave
Kitti's hognosed bats are very rare and are only found in a few caves in Thailand. This is one of their homes. Photo Bob Cornes
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Kitti's hognosed bat (12).jpg
The bats share there home with this beautiful statue of the Buddah. It was a very tranquil place to sit .Photo Jude Hirsrtwood
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Kitti's hognosed bat 03.jpg
This is Daniel Hargreaves setting up his kit to film the bats. Photo Jude Hirstwood
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Kitti's hognosed bat 08.jpg
The local park rangers caught the bats for us in hand nets. We tried to dissuade them from hiolding them like this Photo Bob Cornes
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Kitti's hognosed bat 07.jpg
They have very long legs, which meant they could bounce up and down in the hand nets like mad things. Photo Bob Crones
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Kitti's hognosed bat (10).jpg
This photo illustrates why they are called hognosed bats Photo Bob Cornes
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Kitti's hognosed bat 06.jpg
After a brief examination, bats were returned to the cave wall, where they hung up for a minute or two before flying off. Photo Bob Cornes
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Kitti's hognosed bat 05.jpg
Photo Bob Cornes
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Kitti's hognosed bat 04.jpg
Photo Bob Cornes
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Kitti's hognosed bat 09.jpg
This individual got so irate that he lacked the streength to flyoff, so we left him for a few minutes to recover his composure Photo Bob Cornes
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Kitti's hognosed bat 11.jpg
A Kitti's hog nose voicing its displeasure at being captured Photo Jude Hirstwood
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Kitti's hognosed bat 10.jpg
The hog nose is visible in this photo Photo Jude Hirstwood
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Kitti's hognosed bat 12.jpg
This photo by Daniel Hargreaves shows just how tint hog nosed bats are.
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Thai-guides+-Daniel.jpg
Our fantastic guides and Daniel take a well deserved rest. Photo Jude Hirstwood

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