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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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12 Lady beetle (Coccinellidae) sightings with images

Coccinella transversalis at Conder, ACT - 14 Nov 2017
Coccinella transversalis at Coombs, ACT - 18 Apr 2017
Coccinella transversalis at Tennent, ACT - 27 Dec 2016
Illeis galbula at Conder, ACT - 27 Dec 2016
Coccinella transversalis at Tharwa, ACT - 29 Nov 2016
Coccinella transversalis at Greenway, ACT - 17 Nov 2016
Coccinella transversalis at Banks, ACT - 8 Nov 2016
Harmonia conformis at Conder, ACT - 17 Sep 2016
Orcus bilunulatus at Greenway, ACT - 3 Jan 2016
Harmonia conformis at Conder, ACT - 4 Oct 2015
Illeis galbula at Conder, ACT - 14 Mar 2015
Coccinellidae sp. (family) at Conder, ACT - 24 Jan 2015
Coccinella transversalis at Conder, ACT - 14 Nov 2017
Coccinella transversalis at Coombs, ACT - 18 Apr 2017
Coccinella transversalis at Tennent, ACT - 27 Dec 2016
Illeis galbula at Conder, ACT - 27 Dec 2016
Coccinella transversalis at Tharwa, ACT - 29 Nov 2016
Coccinella transversalis at Greenway, ACT - 17 Nov 2016
Coccinella transversalis at Banks, ACT - 8 Nov 2016
Harmonia conformis at Conder, ACT - 17 Sep 2016
Orcus bilunulatus at Greenway, ACT - 3 Jan 2016
Harmonia conformis at Conder, ACT - 4 Oct 2015
Illeis galbula at Conder, ACT - 14 Mar 2015
Coccinellidae sp. (family) at Conder, ACT - 24 Jan 2015

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