Bats eat birds in Australia

Subject: Bats eat birds in Australia
From: brian fleming <>
Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2007 11:34:31 +1100
According to Menkhorst and Knight's /"Field Guide to Australian Mammals"/, the Ghost Bat /Macroderma gigas/ 'eats large insects, geckoes, frogs, *small birds*, mammals, including other bats.' 'Kills made on ground or in flight, then taken to feeding perch, usually a rocky overhang or small cave'.

    Anthea Fleming

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