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...

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...

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...

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). ...

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,...

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!...