Grey Headed Flying Fox and young baby attached, taking off from tree, Smiths Lake, New South Wales. Now listed by the IUCN as Vulnerable A2ace. Grey Headed Flying Fox, originally uploaded by Dave Walsh Photography. Grey Headed Flying Fox and young taking off from tree, Smiths Lake, New South Wales. We crept into some dense bush with lots of thorns to see these guys - alas when we discovered them, we were leaving the area, and the sun was high in the sky, making them very difficult to photograph from underneath.