Giant flock of more than a million bats every evening 百萬蝙蝠出洞

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Hollis chen on December 1, 2012



ƤōƝƓ on December 1, 2012

HungChu Chen兄, 非常感謝金星收藏!

Haggs on December 2, 2012

WHAT kind of bat, fruit or smaller an amazing sight to witness Like

ƤōƝƓ on December 3, 2012

Hi Haggs, thanks a lot for the good question, which motivates me to "google" further. :P

There are 4 species of bats roosting in the karst of Khao Chong Phraan altogether.

More pictures and scientific names of bat species found in Thailand HERE. :)

© cvandermeijden on December 4, 2012


That many!

I Like this wonderful and interesting picture!

Best wishes, Carla

Excellent photo! Like!

Michael_AUT on December 9, 2012

very nice shot, so beautiful! best regards from Austria, Michael

ƤōƝƓ on December 9, 2012




I appreciate your visits and kind appraisals very much. Great you are interested in this phenomenon.

Regards from Thailand

漂亮妈咪 on December 10, 2012

神奇的捕获---- 非常壮观,感谢分享。

ƤōƝƓ on December 10, 2012

漂亮妈咪姨, 非常感謝造訪和美言

BritPlom on December 10, 2012

An impressive photo! They come from a cave or from trees?

ng boon kee on December 11, 2012

奇观吖~ 欣赏

Bassam Jayousi on December 11, 2012

Magnificent view !! Like

Kind regards, Bassam

Tomros on December 25, 2012

Same as in Muskoka in July, EXCEPT the cloud is millions of Mosquitoes!! ;-)

Like 9.

greetings, Tomas

Jim Evans (AXOTA) on December 28, 2012

Greetings ƤōƝƓ :) Fascinating sight for sure..In the UK, bats are never seen in large formations..Unlike Starlings

Is it possible to hear the bats chirping from that location?

It was good to see you in my gallery today :))

Seasonal greetings ƤōƝƓ :)


ƤōƝƓ on December 28, 2012

Francois (BritPlom), they roost in the cave. The landscape of Western Thailand is mostly limestone mountain ranges from northernmost to the Phi Phi Islands.

ng boon kee


Tomas, I definitely want to see the giant mosquitoes of Muskoka once. :)

Jim (AXOTA), thank you for the link. That's spectacular too. I've never seen such large flock of starlings before. And yes, you could hear the bats chirping from there.

Seasons greetings from Thailand

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Photo taken in Tao Pun, Photharam District, Ratchaburi, Thailand

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