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Long-nosed Mexican Bat

Long-nosed Mexican Bat
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Copyright: The dude who loves frogs (AnimalExplorer) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1010 W: 6 N: 334] (1997)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-09-18
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Nikon D300
Exposure: f/18.0, 1/250 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-10-16 13:50
Viewed: 2579
Favorites: 3 [view]
Points: 30
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Long-nosed Mexican Bat from southern Arizona feasting on a agava plant for it's nectar. I believe that there were about 12-14 of these little mammals flying around me as I was photographig them.

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THIS is AMAZING and my favorite today!!!!!!!!!!!! :0) Can you explain to us how you captured this amazing photo??? WOW

I agree ..amazing..what a details

good sharpnes, and original subjext


Hello Explorer,
This is an inspiring capture for me,having excellent perfection in clarity,colour and composition,My regards,_Joy

You are on Top of the World ...again Paul! Great stuff!
George Veltchev

Hello Paul
Outstanding capture MF.Great timing,excellent composition,impressive sharpness and colours.Congrats!
Thank You
Have a nice day!
Best regards

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2012-10-17 3:09]

Hi Paul,this pic no needs comments,is the top of the top! Simply fantastic! I dream to do the same one day..ehhee...i visited your website and it's a great pleasure for my eyes,a lot of fantastics shots.Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

One of the perfect image of Bat species, i have watched in TN.... Excellent details in excellent light. good colors and clarity. 10/10... excellent work. keep it up. tfs.

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2012-10-17 6:24]

Excellent capture of this Bat visiting the flowers for nectar...good timing, glad to see. tfs.

a superb picture! fantastic.
best wishes,

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  • Cobo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 1 N: 535] (5799)
  • [2012-10-17 7:56]

What a great, great picture of this Bat. The sharpness and definition are the maximun. Color and light perfect. Amazing composition and presentation. And you did every thing in action and using the flash, Super work. It is a beautiful and super picture. I like it a lot. Thank you for sharing it and congratulation. Saludos.

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2012-10-17 19:13]

Hello Paul,
A masterpiece in all aspects of photography!!! Perfectly timed and showing incredible detail, awesome exposure and gorgeous natural coloration. Truly an inspiring image and one which keeps us all trying to continually improve our photography skills. Superb work!!

Hello Paul,
it's amazing, talk about getting everything right here.
Correct exposure for the night scene, it's not easy.
Great work, mf.


Wow! It pays to stay up late for a great shot like this. That is one interesting bat. A perfectly clear image. Love how well it's framed and the colours are perfect. An absolute pleasure to behold. TFS Trevor

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  • pirate Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 799 W: 152 N: 1186] (7474)
  • [2012-10-18 11:30]

Hi Paul
what can say: just extraordinary!

unbelivable pollination capture, TFS Ori

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