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Small (Robin, Finch, Thornbill etc)Malurus cyaneus

Superb Fairywren at The Pinnacle

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Malurus cyaneus at The Pinnacle - 7 Apr 2019
Malurus cyaneus at The Pinnacle - 7 Apr 2019
Malurus cyaneus at The Pinnacle - 7 Apr 2019

Identification history

Small (Robin, Finch, Thornbill etc) Malurus cyaneus 20 Apr 2019 natureguy
Small (Robin, Finch, Thornbill etc) Malurus cyaneus 17 Apr 2019 BIrdsinCanberra

Author's notes

The eastern side of the small dam had reeds as well as a branch sticking out. I heard bird noises, then a male Superb Fairy-wren flew from the reeds to the branch. It appeared to be moulting back to brown. There was a female around, but she seemed to be more on the dam banks.

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Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at The Pinnacle - 5 Sep 2019
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at The Pinnacle - 2 Sep 2019
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at The Pinnacle - 7 Apr 2019
Tenagogerris euphrosyne (Water Strider) at The Pinnacle - 7 Apr 2019
Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at The Pinnacle - 7 Apr 2019
Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at The Pinnacle - 4 Jan 2019
Ctenotus robustus (Robust Striped-skink) at The Pinnacle - 4 Jan 2019
Taractrocera papyria (White-banded Grass-dart) at The Pinnacle - 4 Jan 2019
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at The Pinnacle - 2 Jan 2019
Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at The Pinnacle - 2 Jan 2019
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at The Pinnacle - 2 Jan 2019
Villa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Villa bee fly) at The Pinnacle - 2 Jan 2019
Ischnura aurora (Aurora Bluetail) at The Pinnacle - 2 Jan 2019
Sceliphron formosum (Formosum mud-dauber) at The Pinnacle - 2 Jan 2019
Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at The Pinnacle - 2 Jan 2019
Pisauridae sp. (family) (Water spider) at The Pinnacle - 2 Jan 2019
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at The Pinnacle - 2 Jan 2019
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at The Pinnacle - 2 Jan 2019
Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at The Pinnacle - 2 Jan 2019
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at The Pinnacle - 2 Jan 2019
Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at The Pinnacle - 2 Jan 2019
Isodontia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Grass-carrying wasp) at The Pinnacle - 2 Jan 2019
Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at The Pinnacle - 2 Jan 2019
Platycercus eximius (Eastern Rosella) at The Pinnacle - 2 Jan 2019
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at The Pinnacle - 2 Jan 2019
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at The Pinnacle - 2 Jan 2019
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at The Pinnacle - 20 Dec 2018
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at The Pinnacle - 20 Dec 2018
Platycercus eximius (Eastern Rosella) at The Pinnacle - 20 Dec 2018
Grallina cyanoleuca (Magpie-lark) at The Pinnacle - 20 Dec 2018
Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at The Pinnacle - 20 Dec 2018
Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at The Pinnacle - 20 Dec 2018
Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-neck Turtle) at The Pinnacle - 20 Dec 2018
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at The Pinnacle - 20 Dec 2018
Acacia rubida (Red-leaved Wattle) at The Pinnacle - 5 Oct 2018
Erica lusitanica (Spanish Heath) at The Pinnacle - 20 Sep 2018
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at The Pinnacle - 5 Aug 2018
Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at The Pinnacle - 5 Aug 2018
Praxibulus sp. (genus) (A grasshopper) at The Pinnacle - 11 Jan 2017
Leptogaster sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at The Pinnacle - 11 Jan 2017
Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at The Pinnacle - 27 Jul 2014

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 7 Apr 2019 9:18 AM Recorded on
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