This evening, I thought I’d try to catch them in the act. I had a wonderful time watching them. This is my first time using a tripod and shutter cable release on my DSLR. Because I couldn’t focus well in the dim porch light, I let the camera do the focusing. This worked well enough for me to get some photos.
Look carefully at this one. See the long pointed tongue dipping into the nectar!
There’s a delightful article on nectivorous bats written by David S. Lee and Mary K. Clark in 1993.They observed the bats visiting hummingbird feeders in the