Old World Fruit Bats

Pteropodidae

Black Fruit-bat

Black Fruit-bat

What does it look like? The Black Fruit-bat is predominantly black, occasionally with white flecks on belly fur, and often with reddish-brown fur on rear of neck. Eyes reddish, with faint reddish-brown eye-rings visible in some individuals. Where does it live? Northern Australia (including offshore islands), from around Carnarvon, WA, through northern NT, northern and eastern Qld, to around Sydney...
Grey-headed Fruit-bat

Grey-headed Fruit-bat

What does it look like? The Grey-headed Fruit-bat fur is greyish-black on back, paler grey on face and belly, generally heavily flecked or dusted with silverish-grey, and with some reddish-brown on belly. Full collar of reddish-brown fur. Where does it live? Coast, ranges and slopes of southern and eastern Australia, from around Mackay Qld, through NSW and Vic, to south-eastern SA and islands...
Little Red Fruit-bat

Little Red Fruit-bat

What does it look like? The Little Red Fruit-bat fur is pale brown to rich reddish-brown, often becoming more greyish on head, and occasionally with yellowish patch on neck and shoulders. Exposed skin reddish-brown, and wings largely transparent in flight. Where does it live? Broad coastal and inland band (including several islands) from central Vic, through NSW, Qld, NT and Kimberley region WA,...