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MicrobatNyctophilus geoffroyi

Lesser Long-eared Bat at Penrose

Nyctophilus geoffroyi at Penrose - 8 Jun 2019

Identification history

Microbat Nyctophilus geoffroyi 23 Jul 2019 KylieM
Microbat Nyctophilus geoffroyi 12 Jul 2019 KarenG
Unidentified 11 Jul 2019 NigeHartley

Author's notes

Found at home on outdoor garden setting

2 comments

KarenG wrote:
   12 Jul 2019
Wondeful photo Nige, thank you! This is our first microbat sighting on the Southern Highlands Nature Map.
MPennay wrote:
   12 Jul 2019
Great photo of a lesser long eared bat. There is another species of long eared bat in this region Gould's long eared bat. They can erect or lower their ears like a concertina. This one has its ears half way.

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Nearby Sightings

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Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Penrose - 19 May 2019 Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at Penrose - 12 May 2019 Egretta novaehollandiae (White-faced Heron) at Penrose - 28 Apr 2019 Zanda funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-cockatoo) at Penrose - 24 Apr 2019 Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Penrose - 10 Mar 2019 Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike) at Penrose - 2 Jan 2019 Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Penrose - 25 Dec 2018 Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Penrose - 23 Dec 2018 Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Penrose - 18 Dec 2018 Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Dragon) at Penrose - 17 Dec 2018 Vanellus miles (Masked Lapwing) at Penrose - 5 Dec 2018 Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Penrose - 30 Nov 2018 Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at Penrose - 30 Nov 2018 Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Penrose - 11 Nov 2018 Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Penrose - 11 Nov 2018 Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Penrose - 30 Oct 2018 Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Penrose - 18 Oct 2018 Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Penrose - 8 Oct 2018 Strepera graculina (Pied Currawong) at Penrose - 8 Oct 2018 Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Penrose - 8 Oct 2018 Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Penrose - 8 Oct 2018 Nesoptilotis leucotis (White-eared Honeyeater) at Penrose - 30 Sep 2018 Strepera versicolor (Grey Currawong) at Penrose - 30 Jun 2018 Calyptorhynchus lathami (Glossy Black-Cockatoo) at Penrose - 28 Mar 2018 Hirundapus caudacutus (White-throated Needletail) at Penrose - 14 Mar 2018 Chalcites lucidus (Shining Bronze-Cuckoo) at Penrose - 10 Mar 2018 Chalcites lucidus (Shining Bronze-Cuckoo) at Penrose - 3 Feb 2017 Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Penrose - 13 Jan 2015 Anthus novaeseelandiae (Australasian Pipit) at Penrose - 23 Sep 2013 Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Penrose - 19 Jun 2012 Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Penrose - 7 Nov 2011
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Penrose - 19 May 2019
Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at Penrose - 12 May 2019
Egretta novaehollandiae (White-faced Heron) at Penrose - 28 Apr 2019
Zanda funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-cockatoo) at Penrose - 24 Apr 2019
Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Penrose - 10 Mar 2019
Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike) at Penrose - 2 Jan 2019
Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Penrose - 25 Dec 2018
Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Penrose - 23 Dec 2018
Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Penrose - 18 Dec 2018
Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Dragon) at Penrose - 17 Dec 2018
Vanellus miles (Masked Lapwing) at Penrose - 5 Dec 2018
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Penrose - 30 Nov 2018
Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at Penrose - 30 Nov 2018
Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Penrose - 11 Nov 2018
Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Penrose - 11 Nov 2018
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Penrose - 30 Oct 2018
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Penrose - 18 Oct 2018
Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Penrose - 8 Oct 2018
Strepera graculina (Pied Currawong) at Penrose - 8 Oct 2018
Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Penrose - 8 Oct 2018
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Penrose - 8 Oct 2018
Nesoptilotis leucotis (White-eared Honeyeater) at Penrose - 30 Sep 2018
Strepera versicolor (Grey Currawong) at Penrose - 30 Jun 2018
Calyptorhynchus lathami (Glossy Black-Cockatoo) at Penrose - 28 Mar 2018
Hirundapus caudacutus (White-throated Needletail) at Penrose - 14 Mar 2018
Chalcites lucidus (Shining Bronze-Cuckoo) at Penrose - 10 Mar 2018
Chalcites lucidus (Shining Bronze-Cuckoo) at Penrose - 3 Feb 2017
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Penrose - 13 Jan 2015
Anthus novaeseelandiae (Australasian Pipit) at Penrose - 23 Sep 2013
Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Penrose - 19 Jun 2012
Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Penrose - 7 Nov 2011

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Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 8 Jun 2019 9:58 AM Recorded on
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