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Bat seen in daytime over water

Observed: 12th September 2013 By: vburton
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Description:

Bat seen flying over stream around midday, seemed larger than a pipistrelle, broad wings, steady flight.

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ktmartin's picture

Too difficult to tell

I don't think that you'd be able to identify a bat from these photos and the behaviour. The only bat that appears to have broader wings in flight is a Brown long eared bat ( and that's only if you have a good eye!). BLE's do fly above and near water too, like most bat species. But I wouldn't like to guess what this is.

vburton's picture

Ah shame

I thought it probably wouldn't be enough for an ID.