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Proboscis bat

Rhynchonycheris naso

Description:

A line of small light brown, mottled bats with what looks like a little tail.

Habitat:

Along the banks of a wide river (Frio River) in Costa Rica just before the Reserva Esperanza Verde, Refugio de Vida Silvestre in Nicaragua.

Notes:

Proboscis bat - wikipedia

1 species ID suggestions

Proboscis bat
Rhynchonycteris naso Proboscis bat - Wikipedia

2 Comments

Mel11
Mel11 a week ago

Thank you for identifying this for me, much appreciated, I didn't realise how many different bats there were when I tried myself!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 2 weeks ago

Thanks for updating your spotting with my suggestion Mel! The species is 'naso', not 'nasi' ;-)

Yolillal, Provincia Alajuela, Costa Rica

Lat: 10.94, Long: -84.91

Spotted on Sep 21, 2008
Submitted on Feb 6, 2019

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