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michaelb

Hi. I'm Michael Bedingfield. I've been exploring the natural areas around southern Tuggeranong since I moved here in 1992 and became interested in the local native plants. Since then I've drawn many of them, joining Friends of Grasslands to share this interest. Later I began to document and photograph these plants, starting with Tuggeranong Hill Nature Reserve, then the lower slopes of Mount Rob Roy Range, and the Murrumbidgee River Corridor nearby. Tuggeranong Hill and Rob Roy are very rich in native floral diversity. After a while I started photographing and drawing the local animals as well, large and small. When Michael Mulvaney and Aaron Clausen saw my enthusiasm for the local flora and fauna, they asked me to help them in developing and administering the Canberra Nature Map website. It has been a very rewarding experience.

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31 Nymph (Nymphalidae) sightings with images

Junonia villida at Conder, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Heteronympha merope at Conder, ACT - 28 Nov 2017
Vanessa kershawi at Tennent, ACT - 10 Oct 2017
Vanessa kershawi at Coombs, ACT - 17 Sep 2017
Heteronympha merope at Tuggeranong, ACT - 8 Apr 2017
Heteronympha merope at Canberra Central, ACT - 26 Mar 2017
Junonia villida at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Jan 2017
Heteronympha merope at Tennent, ACT - 4 Jan 2017
Vanessa kershawi at Bonython, ACT - 10 Dec 2016
Vanessa kershawi at Bonython, ACT - 24 Nov 2016
Vanessa kershawi at Tharwa, ACT - 2 Oct 2016
Vanessa kershawi at Greenway, ACT - 22 Feb 2016
Junonia villida at Tuggeranong, ACT - 17 Feb 2016
Junonia villida at Tharwa, ACT - 13 Feb 2016
Vanessa kershawi at Greenway, ACT - 16 Jan 2016
Heteronympha merope at Tharwa, ACT - 21 Dec 2015
Heteronympha merope at Tharwa, ACT - 21 Dec 2015
Junonia villida at Conder, ACT - 23 Nov 2015
Vanessa kershawi at Greenway, ACT - 9 Mar 2015
Junonia villida at Greenway, ACT - 2 Mar 2015
Heteronympha penelope at Bruce, ACT - 20 Feb 2015
Junonia villida at Conder, ACT - 7 Feb 2015
Vanessa kershawi at Conder, ACT - 6 Feb 2015
Junonia villida at Tharwa, ACT - 18 Jan 2015
Heteronympha merope at Tennent, ACT - 13 Dec 2014
Vanessa kershawi at Greenway, ACT - 6 Aug 2014
Heteronympha merope at Conder, ACT - 6 Apr 2014
Heteronympha merope at Greenway, ACT - 23 Mar 2014
Vanessa kershawi at Tharwa, ACT - 9 Mar 2014
Junonia villida at Paddys River, ACT - 12 Feb 2014
Junonia villida at Tharwa, ACT - 11 Feb 2014
Junonia villida at Conder, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Heteronympha merope at Conder, ACT - 28 Nov 2017
Vanessa kershawi at Tennent, ACT - 10 Oct 2017
Vanessa kershawi at Coombs, ACT - 17 Sep 2017
Heteronympha merope at Tuggeranong, ACT - 8 Apr 2017
Heteronympha merope at Canberra Central, ACT - 26 Mar 2017
Junonia villida at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Jan 2017
Heteronympha merope at Tennent, ACT - 4 Jan 2017
Vanessa kershawi at Bonython, ACT - 10 Dec 2016
Vanessa kershawi at Bonython, ACT - 24 Nov 2016
Vanessa kershawi at Tharwa, ACT - 2 Oct 2016
Vanessa kershawi at Greenway, ACT - 22 Feb 2016
Junonia villida at Tuggeranong, ACT - 17 Feb 2016
Junonia villida at Tharwa, ACT - 13 Feb 2016
Vanessa kershawi at Greenway, ACT - 16 Jan 2016
Heteronympha merope at Tharwa, ACT - 21 Dec 2015
Heteronympha merope at Tharwa, ACT - 21 Dec 2015
Junonia villida at Conder, ACT - 23 Nov 2015
Vanessa kershawi at Greenway, ACT - 9 Mar 2015
Junonia villida at Greenway, ACT - 2 Mar 2015
Heteronympha penelope at Bruce, ACT - 20 Feb 2015
Junonia villida at Conder, ACT - 7 Feb 2015
Vanessa kershawi at Conder, ACT - 6 Feb 2015
Junonia villida at Tharwa, ACT - 18 Jan 2015
Heteronympha merope at Tennent, ACT - 13 Dec 2014
Vanessa kershawi at Greenway, ACT - 6 Aug 2014
Heteronympha merope at Conder, ACT - 6 Apr 2014
Heteronympha merope at Greenway, ACT - 23 Mar 2014
Vanessa kershawi at Tharwa, ACT - 9 Mar 2014
Junonia villida at Paddys River, ACT - 12 Feb 2014
Junonia villida at Tharwa, ACT - 11 Feb 2014

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