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Social or paper-nest wasp (Vespidae, Polistinae & Vespinae)Vespula germanica   

European wasp at Jerrabomberra Wetlands

Vespula germanica at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 12 Jun 2019

Identification history

Social or paper-nest wasp (Vespidae, Polistinae & Vespinae) Vespula germanica 13 Jun 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Social or paper-nest wasp (Vespidae, Polistinae & Vespinae) Vespula germanica 13 Jun 2019 roymcd

Author's notes

A fellow birder pointed out this active winter nest to me. You can't miss it, in a tree stump in long grass, maybe 10-15 metres from the bridge. Who should I contact to get it zapped???

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   13 Jun 2019
Thanks Roy I will pass location onto Jerrabomberra Rangers

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Streptopelia chinensis (Spotted Dove) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 12 Sep 2019
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Rhipidura fuliginosa (Grey Fantail) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 30 Aug 2019
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Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 22 Aug 2019
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Hydromys chrysogaster (Rakali or Water Rat) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 31 Jul 2019
Accipiter cirrocephalus (Collared Sparrowhawk) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 26 Jul 2019
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Haliastur sphenurus (Whistling Kite) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 7 Jul 2019
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 7 Jul 2019
Hydromys chrysogaster (Rakali or Water Rat) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 7 Jul 2019
Gallinula tenebrosa (Dusky Moorhen) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 21 Jun 2019
Psephotus haematonotus (Red-rumped Parrot) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 21 Jun 2019
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Hydromys chrysogaster (Rakali or Water Rat) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 17 Jun 2019
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Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 3 Jun 2019
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Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 18 Apr 2019
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Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 15 Mar 2019
Corvus coronoides (Australian Raven) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 13 Mar 2019
Phaeophlebosia furcifera (Forked Footman) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 13 Mar 2019
Adversaeschna brevistyla (Blue-spotted Hawker) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 25 Feb 2019
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 23 Feb 2019
Abispa ephippium (Potter wasp, Mason wasp) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 23 Feb 2019
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 13 Feb 2019
Anhinga novaehollandiae (Australasian Darter) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 13 Feb 2019
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 2 Feb 2019
Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 27 Jan 2019
Rhipidura fuliginosa (Grey Fantail) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 27 Jan 2019
Acrocephalus australis (Australian Reed-Warbler) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 27 Jan 2019
Anhinga novaehollandiae (Australasian Darter) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 3 Jan 2019
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 3 Jan 2019
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 3 Jan 2019
Tragopogon porrifolius subsp. porrifolius (Salsify, Oyster Plant) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 3 Jan 2019
Dictyotus conspicuus (A shield or stink bug) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 23 Dec 2018
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Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 16 Dec 2018
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 16 Dec 2018
Apothechyla sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 16 Dec 2018
Puffball at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 16 Dec 2018
Rhipidura fuliginosa (Grey Fantail) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 6 Dec 2018
Ptilotula penicillatus (White-plumed Honeyeater) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 6 Dec 2018
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Apothechyla sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 17 Nov 2018
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 17 Nov 2018
Ptilotula penicillatus (White-plumed Honeyeater) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 15 Nov 2018
Elanus axillaris (Black-shouldered Kite) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 15 Nov 2018
Cyprinus carpio (Common Carp) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 28 Oct 2018
Anhinga novaehollandiae (Australasian Darter) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 28 Oct 2018
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Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 14 Oct 2018
Carduelis carduelis (European Goldfinch) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 9 Oct 2018
Acrocephalus australis (Australian Reed-Warbler) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 9 Oct 2018
Yucca aloifolia (Spanish Bayonet) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 8 Oct 2018
Haliaeetus leucogaster (White-bellied Sea-Eagle) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 7 Oct 2018
Carduelis carduelis (European Goldfinch) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 7 Oct 2018
Hirundo neoxena (Welcome Swallow) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 6 Oct 2018

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