30 October 2014

Greater Horseshoe Bat (Rhinolophus ferrumequinum)
Erges river, Tejo Internacional NP, Portugal
Nikon D3s + Nikon 105 mm f2.8 VR + 9 x Nikon SB-26 (with Rosco speedlight filters) +  2 x Jama BIR2 (IR cell beam)
iso 1600, 30 seconds, f/9

A moonlight night. A Greater Horseshoe Bat roams the riverbanks hunting for insects. At dawn it will get back to the old abandoned mine that shelters its colony from light and heat.