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Java Pipistrelle

Pipistrellus javanicus


A small bat, roosting in the roof of a house porch, in the village of Cirangjang, near Cianjur.


Porch roof, Ciranjang, Cianjur.


Not the sharpest of images, but took me several weeks just to get this much.

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1 Comment

folicallychalled 5 years ago

Thank you so much.

Yes, a lot of effort went into getting this shot. It was all about learning the habits, where the bats are going to land and then tripod and pre-focus (guess). You only get a couple of chances, depending on the number of bats. If you miss, you have to wait until the next dawn.


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Jawa Barat, Indonesia

Lat: -6.81, Long: 107.24

Spotted on Aug 31, 2013
Submitted on Jan 30, 2014

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