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Small (Robin, Finch, Thornbill etc)Malurus cyaneus

1 Superb Fairywren at Red Hill Nature Reserve

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Malurus cyaneus at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Nov 2018
Malurus cyaneus at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Nov 2018
Malurus cyaneus at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Nov 2018
Malurus cyaneus at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Nov 2018
Malurus cyaneus at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Nov 2018

Identification history

Small (Robin, Finch, Thornbill etc) Malurus cyaneus 25 Nov 2018 ChrisDavey
Small (Robin, Finch, Thornbill etc) Malurus cyaneus 25 Nov 2018 BIrdsinCanberra

Author's notes

They were being active in some shrubs and low trees. There was a lot of shadow as the sun was still rising. Occasionally the birds would hop into a brighter spot where I could photograph them. I was especially focussed on the male in his fine blue plumage.

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Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 7 Oct 2019 Solanum cinereum (Narrawa Burr) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Sep 2019 Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Sep 2019 Pardalotus striatus (Striated Pardalote) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Sep 2019 Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Sep 2019 Hardenbergia violacea (False Sarsaparilla) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Sep 2019 Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Aug 2019 Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 Jul 2019 Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 16 Jun 2019 Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Jun 2019 Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Jun 2019 Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Mar 2019 Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 5 Jan 2019 Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 Dec 2018 Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 26 Dec 2018 Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 7 Dec 2018 Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 30 Nov 2018 Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Nov 2018 Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 Oct 2018 Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 21 Oct 2018 Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 13 Oct 2018 Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 6 Oct 2018 Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Sep 2018 Acacia rubida (Red-leaved Wattle) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Sep 2018 Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Sep 2018 Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 28 Feb 2018 Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 Feb 2018 Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 Feb 2018 Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Jan 2018 Sparaxis tricolor (Sparaxis, Harlequin Flower) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 10 Oct 2016
Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 7 Oct 2019
Solanum cinereum (Narrawa Burr) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Sep 2019
Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Sep 2019
Pardalotus striatus (Striated Pardalote) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Sep 2019
Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Sep 2019
Hardenbergia violacea (False Sarsaparilla) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Sep 2019
Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Aug 2019
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 Jul 2019
Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 16 Jun 2019
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Jun 2019
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Jun 2019
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Mar 2019
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 5 Jan 2019
Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 Dec 2018
Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 26 Dec 2018
Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 7 Dec 2018
Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 30 Nov 2018
Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Nov 2018
Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 Oct 2018
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 21 Oct 2018
Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 13 Oct 2018
Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 6 Oct 2018
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Sep 2018
Acacia rubida (Red-leaved Wattle) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Sep 2018
Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Sep 2018
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 28 Feb 2018
Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 Feb 2018
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 Feb 2018
Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Jan 2018
Sparaxis tricolor (Sparaxis, Harlequin Flower) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 10 Oct 2016

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  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 24 Nov 2018 7:40 AM Recorded on
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