MASSED GREY-HEADED FLYING FOXES

GREY-HEADED FLYING FOX, PTEROPUS POLIOCEPHALUS

An infra-red view of threatened grey-headed flying foxes in their summer camp along the Yarra River. These megabats, the largest in Australia, were once found in vastly greater numbers. At dusk thousands head off to feed, several enjoying these figs in my backyard.

Yarra Bend Park, Kew, Victoria

Olympus E-PM2 with 720nm infra-red modification, Olympus M.ZUIKO ED 12-50mm f/3.5-6.3 E, 1/100, f/8, ISO 320, handheld

by Andrew Wallace, Victoria