Big Bats!

IN RECENT MONTHS, THE GREY-HEADED FLYING-FOXES (LISTED AS A VULNERABLE SPECIES), HAVE BEEN FEEDING NIGHTLY IN SUBURBS AROUND GOODWOOD, PARA HILLS, SALISBURY, WELLAND, WYNN VALE, COLLEGE PARK, DAW PARK, TUSMORE,  GLANDORE, EDWARDSTOWN, BLACK FOREST, PARADISE,...

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Adelaide has lost many lives..

..DUE TO THE RECENT HEAT STRESS EVENT ON 2 JANUARY 2015.  AN ESTIMATED DEATH-TOLL HAS REACHED WELL OVER 500 YOUNG GREY-HEADED FLYING-FOXES!!!  THE TOTAL POPULATION HERE IN ADELAIDE IS ONLY 3,000!  THIS IS THE ONLY COLONY IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA – WE MUST LOOK AFTER THEM!...

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Thank You for your patience!

Update - May 2015 If you see or find a Flying-fox (dead or alive), please promptly contact us, the Adelaide Zoo’s Animal Health Centre on Phone: 8230 1274 or Fauna Rescue of SA Inc. on 0474 204 617 or 0488 518 615 or Minton Farm Animal Rescue Centre on 0422 938 439....

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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

Mormopterus species - Southern Freetail Bat Scotorepens balstoni – Western Broad-nosed Bat Chalinolobus gouldii – Gould’s Wattled Bat Chalinolobus morio – Chocolate Wattled Bat Mormopterus species – Southern Freetail Bat Tadarida australis - White-striped Freetail Bat