BIG BATS and LITTLE BATS in SUMMER

November 2016 – Our Grey-headed Flying-foxes here in Adelaide are having their beautiful single baby at present. The entire spectacular Colony (estimated at approximately 10,000) still call the Botanic Parklands their home (since 2010) just outside of Adelaide Zoo’s Entrance near the foot-bridge. There is no risk to us if we just observe and never touch Bats. Their droppings and urine are of no risk. No touch = no risk.

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BIG BATS and LITTLE BATS in AUTUMN and WINTER

Please report any Flying-foxes deceased or alive to us by email – mary.crichton@gmail.com or leave a message on 0422 182 443   PLEASE DO NOT DISTURB THEM!  They are feeding on delicious Nectar and Pollen from beautiful flowering Eucalyptus and other Native Tree...

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BATS IN BUILDINGS

Please contact the Discovery Centre at the South Australian Museum on Telephone:  8207 7404 to discuss Microbats co-existing with humans. SOME ESSENTIAL READING: ABLV (Australian Bat Lyssavirus) is a very rare rabies-associated virus and some Australian bats can be...

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ALERT/GENTLE WARNING

ALERT/GENTLE WARNING ELECTROCUTED GREY-HEADED FLYING-FOXES AT 87 ANZAC HIGHWAY, ASHFORD. There are a small feeding group of these Grey-headed Flying-foxes and their young in and around these mature Small Leaved (small fruit) Fig trees (Ficus obliqua – native figs). ...

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About Us

Adelaide Bat Care is a voluntary, 24 hour rescue, care and advisory service. Our bats need our help, so if you find a bat, please make contact as soon as possible so that the little bat can receive prompt attention.

24 Hour Rescue

Mobile: 0422 182 443

Full contact details here.

Bat Pictures

Miniopterus schreibersii bassanii - Endangered Southern Bent-winged Bats Scotorepens balstoni – Western Broad-nosed Bat Chalinolobus gouldii – Gould’s Wattled Bat Chalinolobus morio – Chocolate Wattled Bat Tadarida australis – White-striped Freetail Bat Vespadelus regulus – Southern Forest Bat