The mega-bat family consists of blossom bats, tube-nosed bats and the commonly known flying-foxes. Southern Queensland is home to three species of flying fox. To find out more about these species download the brochure Flying-foxes of Southern Queensland.
Syconycteris australis This mouse-sized fruit bat can only be found in the sub-canopy of rainforest trees. Read More
Nyctimene robinsoni Generally a solitary species, the Eastern tube-nosed bat can be found in subtropical and tropical rainforest along the Queensland coast. Read More
Pteropus alecto The black flying-fox is a common mega-bat across northern Australia. Read More
Pteropus poliocephalus The grey-headed flying-fox has a unique colouring of grey fur on its head with an orange collar around its neck. Read More