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Monitor/GeckoVaranus rosenbergi    

Rosenberg's Monitor at Greenleigh, NSW

Varanus rosenbergi at Greenleigh, NSW - 22 Dec 2016

Identification history

Monitor/Gecko Varanus rosenbergi 1 Jan 2017 wombey
Monitor/Gecko Varanus rosenbergi 31 Dec 2016 CCPK

Significant sighting

  2 Jan 2017

This species is considered threatened in NSW and any sighting in our region is of significance - road kills are a major threat to the species.

Author's notes

Goanna was sighted (unfortunately dead on the side of the road, possibly from vehicle collision) in Greenleigh, Queanbeyan NSW near bushland that backs onto the Eastern Escarpment/Cuumbean Nature Reserve.

1 comment

CCPK wrote:
   3 Jan 2017
Thanks - unfortunately we've just been told by other residents in Greenleigh that a second one has been found dead in Lonergan Drive - about 1.5km from this one. I can provide the details once they've got back to me on exact location, photos etc.

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 22 Dec 2016 12:08 PM Recorded on
  • CCPK Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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