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Nyctophilus geoffroyi

Lesser Long-eared Bat at Penrose

Nyctophilus geoffroyi at Penrose - 8 Jun 2019
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Identification history

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

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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:
   13 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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Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Penrose - 8 Dec 2020 by NigeHartley
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Penrose - 4 Dec 2020 by NigeHartley
Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Penrose - 10 Nov 2020 by NigeHartley
Cacatua sanguinea (Little Corella) at Penrose - 5 Oct 2020 by NigeHartley
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Penrose - 12 Aug 2020 by NigeHartley
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Penrose - 19 May 2019 by NigeHartley
Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at Penrose - 12 May 2019 by NigeHartley
Egretta novaehollandiae (White-faced Heron) at Penrose - 28 Apr 2019 by NigeHartley
Zanda funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-cockatoo) at Penrose - 24 Apr 2019 by NigeHartley
Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Penrose - 9 Mar 2019 by NigeHartley
Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike) at Penrose - 2 Jan 2019 by NigeHartley
Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Penrose - 25 Dec 2018 by NigeHartley
Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Penrose - 18 Dec 2018 by NigeHartley
Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Dragon) at Penrose - 17 Dec 2018 by NigeHartley
Vanellus miles (Masked Lapwing) at Penrose - 5 Dec 2018 by NigeHartley
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Penrose - 30 Nov 2018 by NigeHartley
Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at Penrose - 30 Nov 2018 by NigeHartley
Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Penrose - 10 Nov 2018 by NigeHartley
Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Penrose - 10 Nov 2018 by NigeHartley
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Penrose - 30 Oct 2018 by NigeHartley
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Penrose - 18 Oct 2018 by NigeHartley
Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Penrose - 7 Oct 2018 by NigeHartley
Strepera graculina (Pied Currawong) at Penrose - 7 Oct 2018 by NigeHartley
Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Penrose - 7 Oct 2018 by NigeHartley
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Penrose - 7 Oct 2018 by NigeHartley
Nesoptilotis leucotis (White-eared Honeyeater) at Penrose - 30 Sep 2018 by NigeHartley
Strepera versicolor (Grey Currawong) at Penrose - 29 Jun 2018 by NigeHartley
Hirundapus caudacutus (White-throated Needletail) at Penrose - 14 Mar 2018 by NigeHartley
Chalcites lucidus (Shining Bronze-Cuckoo) at Penrose - 10 Mar 2018 by NigeHartley
Chalcites lucidus (Shining Bronze-Cuckoo) at Penrose - 3 Feb 2017 by NigeHartley
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Penrose - 12 Jan 2015 by NigeHartley
Anthus novaeseelandiae (Australasian Pipit) at Penrose - 22 Sep 2013 by NigeHartley
Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Penrose - 19 Jun 2012 by NigeHartley
Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Penrose - 7 Nov 2011 by NigeHartley

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 8 Jun 2019 09:58 AM Recorded on
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