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Getting ready to sleep

Posted by
Devi (Chennai, India) on 11 March 2018 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Yes..a few of them are yet to go to bed !

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Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Sleeping is important thing.

11 Mar 2018 5:39am

@Jypyä Pop: any one !!

Michael Skorulski from Toronto, Canada

I guess they need someone to tuck them in. This is wonderful and exotic, Devi.

11 Mar 2018 5:40am

@Michael Skorulski: Ha ha ha !! True.May be some Papa or Mama are after them urging them to go to bed !!

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Belle composition. )

11 Mar 2018 6:39am

@tataray: Thank you tataray :)

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Nice capture.

11 Mar 2018 7:34am

@Lena: Thankyou very much Lena :)

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

A mother bat would say "Go to bed early ! Or you can't grow well !"

11 Mar 2018 8:00am

@Hiro: Probably..and the young one may rebel first and then obey!!!!

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Stunning to see this tree...! Spectacular . Great capture .

11 Mar 2018 8:30am

@Mhelene: Thank you very much Mhelene :)

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

:) There are always "revelers" young.
Have a nice Sunday

11 Mar 2018 9:48am

@Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia): Exactly..they want to have a " Late Day Party" :))))))))))))))

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands


11 Mar 2018 10:27am

@Willem: Thank you vry much Willem :)

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Amazing! How many trees do they occupy? DO they hang there all day?

11 Mar 2018 11:28am

@Ruthiebear: Ruthie They occupy three trees I heard.. From our terrace we can see all three of them. At 7 am they come back in hoards and screech and hang on the trees....go to bed and as the sun sets, they stir and make noise and get up !! There are supposed to be 500 in all!! All day long they sleep...hang there like some big fruits !!!

Don from Spokane, United States

An amazing picture. It's great that you are where you can take this kind of picture.

11 Mar 2018 12:20pm

@Don: Thank you Don..This is a zoom..Pity I can't get a closeup of the faces !

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Well if you are blind as a bat how do you know it's bedtime ?

11 Mar 2018 1:12pm

@grouser: Blind as a Bat !!! May be sunlight makes them blind and they realise it is bed time!!

Lewis from Harns, Netherlands

Great view of the hanging bats, like handkerchiefs.

11 Mar 2018 1:22pm

@Lewis: Thank you Lewis...nice imagination :))))

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Amazing image.

11 Mar 2018 4:41pm

@Tomek: Thank you Tomek :)

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Une deuxième mervielleuse iamge quel vol et ces pendaisons dans l'arbre ce fond sueprbe.
Belle soirée

11 Mar 2018 5:32pm

@Nicou: Merci beaucoup Nicou mon ami :)

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

bon travail

11 Mar 2018 6:02pm

@Existence Artistique: Merci beaucoup Existence :)

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Impressive image. The bats hanging on the branches are like ripe fruits ...!

11 Mar 2018 6:18pm

@Adela Fonts: Yes..from out balcony they look like huge black fruits !

Franz from Baden, Austria

Interesting and quite 'exotic' to look at! I hope they all find a 'bed' for the night ... ;-)

11 Mar 2018 6:20pm

@Franz: Yes Franz..with so many branches there are enough beds !

Mireille T. from Ribérac, France

I can imagine whispers in the dormitory! A superb image!

11 Mar 2018 8:31pm

@Mireille T.: :)) Of course and in the bat School they may discuss it the following night :) What an exciting life !

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

Another really nice shot.

11 Mar 2018 11:04pm

@Michael Rawluk: Thank you Michael :)

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Such interesting creatures sleeping all day in trees with no leaves at this time of year.

11 Mar 2018 11:28pm

@Steve Rice: Leaves have started sprouting on the branches with so much speed Steve..and by next month will be covered by beautiful bright orange flowers..the flowers are called Flame of the Forest / Poinciana:))In the hot summer months the leaves and branches nbe seen at all!!

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

That is totally amazing! I can imagine how noisy this could be with so many bats flying about! A fabulous image!

12 Mar 2018 1:00am

@Elaine Hancock: Yes..the screeching in the mornign reaches high decibels !

Irene from San Francisco, United States


12 Mar 2018 1:51am

@Irene: Thank you very much Irene :)

Sam from Chennai, India

Great capture of these hanging bats like fruits. Excellent.
Have a lovely week. :)

12 Mar 2018 3:36am

@Sam: Thank you very much Sam :))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))

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