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Arizona Myotis


Posted by Des on Sat Mar 20, 2021 4:14 pm

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A Myotis Bat (Myotis occultus) on a moonless night. Taken with an IR trigger plus a night vision camera. Long wait on a cold night but the starry sky was unbelievable - second only to that seen in the rainforest. Only managed to get three shots in the entire evening.
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by Carol Clarke on Sat Mar 20, 2021 5:30 pm
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Beautiful action capture, Des! Superb shot!

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by ADKShooter on Sat Mar 20, 2021 5:46 pm
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As I like to say....."it only takes one". It appears that you got at least one.... a nice one at that. I'm not familiar with bat photography but the fact that you got him with his mouth open exposing his teeth is a plus for me in this action shot.
 

by Kim on Sun Mar 21, 2021 1:22 am
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Congratulations on your efforts. This is a top shot. I like that you were able to capture the bat suspended in midair yet still retain a sense of movement.
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Sun Mar 21, 2021 10:12 am
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Pretty amazing capture-great to see with the mouth open. And i greatly admire and persistence too!
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by Ron Day on Mon Mar 22, 2021 2:22 pm
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Great capture and I love the background. Excellent.
 

by Gavin Falck on Mon Mar 22, 2021 10:38 pm
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This photograph has it all: action, drama, pin-sharp focus and a great background. Photographing bats really must be a specialist form of photography.
 

by Amy Kay on Wed Apr 14, 2021 12:04 pm
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Wow, can't get any better than this! Straight on, teeth showing, great wing position, so perfect!
 

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