Pteropus poliocephalus

The grey-headed flying fox is a large native fruit bat that lives in large groups across Sydney and along the eastern coast of Australia. Listed as a vulnerable species as their numbers are declining due to clearing of their habitat.

Name
Alternate
Grey headed flying fox
Alternate
Fruit bat
Type

Bats

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2008

Sydney's evening skies contain flights of massed grey-headed flying foxes, the fruit bats that live in great numbers in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Gordon, Cabramatta and other pockets of bush across the city.