Bat-friendly mineshaft cap - Porthtowan

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Comments (10)

Andrei Matusov on August 27, 2012



Andy Rodker on August 27, 2012

Клевый у меня ник? Thank you very much! And welcome to my gallery. Best wishes, Andy

Peter van Lom on August 27, 2012

L; intersting...never saw this before. Greetings.

Andy Rodker on August 27, 2012

The older shafts were simple concrete plugs. Then they realised that much of the bat population roosts in these shafts so they came up with the idea of these cages to allow the bats in and out but the cows, dogs, horses, humans, quadbikes, etc, out!

Many thanks, Peter. Best wishes, Andy

Peter van Lom on August 27, 2012

OK...this is good work!

Andy Rodker on August 27, 2012

Thank you Peter.

Guizel J.c on August 28, 2012

Very nice view and picture presentation



Andy Rodker on August 28, 2012

Glad you like it JC. Best wishes, Andy

Diane - No Views on August 29, 2012

GREAT idea! Nice capture! Like.

Andy Rodker on August 29, 2012

Many thanks Diane. Best, Andy

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on August 27, 2012
  • Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works
    by Andy Rodker
    • Camera: FUJIFILM FinePix J100
    • Taken on 2011/06/02 12:04:03
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/550)
    • Focal Length: 6.30mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.300
    • ISO Speed: ISO64
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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