Bonneted Bat Roost

Thanks to the hard work of the FWC and University of Florida biologists we know of another natural roost of Florida Bonneted Bats (Eumops floridanus). The bats are using an abandoned red cockaded woodpecker cavity in a live pine tree. The video below was make using a night vision camera on a long telephoto lens.

Gator Song

With the dry down this Spring the gators have been forced in tight quarters. The big male above tried to cozy up to the ladies, but they were not interested. After the rejections, he started bellowing his disappointment. His song was joined by all the other gators.

© Ralph Arwood 2017