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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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14 Sand wasp (Crabronidae & Sphecidae) sightings with images

Sphex sp. (genus) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Mar 2017
Sphecidae or Crabronidae (families) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Mar 2017
Sphex sp. (genus) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Mar 2017
Sphex sp. (genus) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Mar 2017
Sphex sp. (genus) at Paddys River, ACT - 26 Feb 2017
Ammophila sp. (genus) at Kambah, ACT - 24 Jan 2017
Sceliphron laetum at Tennent, ACT - 4 Jan 2017
Bembix sp. (genus) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Dec 2016
Pison sp. (genus) at Conder, ACT - 4 Dec 2016
Ammophila sp. (genus) at Tharwa, ACT - 30 Nov 2016
Sphex sp. (genus) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Jan 2016
Sphex sp. (genus) at Paddys River, ACT - 18 Jan 2016
Bembix sp. (genus) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Jan 2016
Sphecidae or Crabronidae (families) at Paddys River, ACT - 31 Dec 2015
Sphex sp. (genus) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Mar 2017
Sphecidae or Crabronidae (families) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Mar 2017
Sphex sp. (genus) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Mar 2017
Sphex sp. (genus) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Mar 2017
Sphex sp. (genus) at Paddys River, ACT - 26 Feb 2017
Ammophila sp. (genus) at Kambah, ACT - 24 Jan 2017
Sceliphron laetum at Tennent, ACT - 4 Jan 2017
Bembix sp. (genus) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Dec 2016
Pison sp. (genus) at Conder, ACT - 4 Dec 2016
Ammophila sp. (genus) at Tharwa, ACT - 30 Nov 2016
Sphex sp. (genus) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Jan 2016
Sphex sp. (genus) at Paddys River, ACT - 18 Jan 2016
Bembix sp. (genus) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Jan 2016
Sphecidae or Crabronidae (families) at Paddys River, ACT - 31 Dec 2015

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