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Tent-Making Bat

Image # 1D2_05895

Las Cruces Biological Station (OTS)


Canon 100-400L/f4.5-5.6 IS at 400mm

ISO 400, f/22, 1/250 second

Manual Exposure, 550EX at 0 EV

ArcaSwiss B1/Wimberley Sidekick/Monopod

Towards the end of this hike, Marco found this pair of bats underneath this palm leaf.  We really worked up a sweat trying to position ourselves to shoot from near ground level, up into the palm, and had to rely on flash, since there was essentially no ambient light.