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Native RatHydromys chrysogaster   

1 Rakali or Water Rat at Belconnen, ACT

Hydromys chrysogaster at Belconnen, ACT - 16 Apr 2019

Identification history

Native Rat Hydromys chrysogaster 16 Apr 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Native Rat Hydromys chrysogaster 16 Apr 2019 MattM

Author's notes

Caught red handed!

2 comments

   16 Apr 2019
Matt did it kill or scavenge the bird?
MattM wrote:
   16 Apr 2019
Is that what it's eating? I couldn't tell. I saw it, took the photo, then it dived with its food and came up somewhere in the reeds where I couldn't see it.
It was already eating when I found it. I'll have to ask it next time.

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Nearby Sightings

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Hydromys chrysogaster (Rakali or Water Rat) at Belconnen, ACT - 29 Jun 2019 Xanthogaleruca luteola (Elm leaf beetle) at Belconnen, ACT - 6 Apr 2019 Dicranolaius bellulus (Red and Blue Pollen Beetle) at Belconnen, ACT - 6 Apr 2019 Ptilotula penicillatus (White-plumed Honeyeater) at Belconnen, ACT - 26 Nov 2018 Acrocephalus australis (Australian Reed-Warbler) at Belconnen, ACT - 17 Nov 2018 Grallina cyanoleuca (Magpie-lark) at Belconnen, ACT - 2 Sep 2018 Threskiornis molucca (Australian White Ibis) at Belconnen, ACT - 4 Jul 2018 Threskiornis molucca (Australian White Ibis) at Belconnen, ACT - 27 May 2018 Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Belconnen, ACT - 27 Mar 2018 Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Belconnen, ACT - 20 Mar 2018 Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Belconnen, ACT - 10 Feb 2018
Hydromys chrysogaster (Rakali or Water Rat) at Belconnen, ACT - 29 Jun 2019
Xanthogaleruca luteola (Elm leaf beetle) at Belconnen, ACT - 6 Apr 2019
Dicranolaius bellulus (Red and Blue Pollen Beetle) at Belconnen, ACT - 6 Apr 2019
Ptilotula penicillatus (White-plumed Honeyeater) at Belconnen, ACT - 26 Nov 2018
Acrocephalus australis (Australian Reed-Warbler) at Belconnen, ACT - 17 Nov 2018
Grallina cyanoleuca (Magpie-lark) at Belconnen, ACT - 2 Sep 2018
Threskiornis molucca (Australian White Ibis) at Belconnen, ACT - 4 Jul 2018
Threskiornis molucca (Australian White Ibis) at Belconnen, ACT - 27 May 2018
Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Belconnen, ACT - 27 Mar 2018
Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Belconnen, ACT - 20 Mar 2018
Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Belconnen, ACT - 10 Feb 2018

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Location

Location information

  • Coordinates 149.072036-35.238428
  • Altitude 593.9m
  • Places Belconnen, ACT

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 16 Apr 2019 1:55 PM Recorded on
  • MattM Recorded by
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