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Sand or digger wasp (Crabronidae & Sphecidae)Bembix sp. (genus)

Unidentified Bembix sand wasp at Gigerline Nature Reserve

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Bembix sp. (genus) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2016
Bembix sp. (genus) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2016
Bembix sp. (genus) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2016

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In Gigerline Nature Reserve, at Tharwa Sandwash.

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Pyrrholaemus sagittata (Speckled Warbler) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 21 Jan 2020 by RodDeb
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Psaltoda moerens (Redeye Cicada) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 15 Dec 2019 by michaelb
Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 6 Dec 2019 by RodDeb
Melolonthinae sp. (subfamily) (Cockchafer) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 6 Dec 2019 by RodDeb
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 18 Nov 2019 by JohnBundock
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 6 Nov 2019 by JohnBundock
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 29 Oct 2019 by RodDeb
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 29 Oct 2019 by RodDeb
Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 29 Oct 2019 by RodDeb
Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 4 Oct 2019 by Marthijn
Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 8 Sep 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Falco cenchroides (Nankeen Kestrel) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 8 Sep 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Pyrrholaemus sagittata (Speckled Warbler) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 8 Sep 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 8 Sep 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Rubus anglocandicans (Blackberry) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 13 Apr 2019 by michaelb
Portulaca oleracea (Pigweed, Purslane) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 13 Apr 2019 by michaelb
Ephutomorpha sp. (genus) (Mutillid wasp or Velvet 'ant') at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 21 Jan 2019 by GraemeM
Cryptocheilus bicolor (Orange Spider Wasp) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 6 Jan 2019 by MissAdventureOZ
Ptilotula penicillatus (White-plumed Honeyeater) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 27 Oct 2018 by JohnBundock
Gerygone olivacea (White-throated Gerygone) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 27 Oct 2018 by JohnBundock
Comptosia stria (A bee fly) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 27 Oct 2018 by JohnBundock
Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 22 Oct 2018 by RodDeb
Carduus tenuiflorus (Winged Slender Thistle) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 22 Oct 2018 by RodDeb
Phytoecia coerulescens (Paterson's curse stem beetle) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 22 Oct 2018 by RodDeb
Aethina sp. (genus) (Sap beetle) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 22 Oct 2018 by RodDeb
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 22 Oct 2018 by RodDeb
Echium vulgare (Vipers Bugloss) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 22 Oct 2018 by RodDeb
Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 22 Oct 2018 by RodDeb
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 22 Oct 2018 by RodDeb
Macropus rufogriseus (Red-necked Wallaby) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 22 Oct 2018 by RodDeb
Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 22 Oct 2018 by RodDeb
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 22 Oct 2018 by RodDeb
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 1 May 2018 by JohnBundock
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 4 Jun 2017 by JohnBundock
Coptocercus aberrans (Aberrans longhorn beetle) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 1 Apr 2017 by michaelb
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 27 Mar 2017 by RodDeb
Notius depressus (Shield bug) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 16 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Acanthonevroides jarvisi (A fruit fly) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 16 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 16 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Psaltoda moerens (Redeye Cicada) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 16 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 4 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Saponaria officinalis (Soapwort) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 4 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Repsimus manicatus montanus (Green Nail Beetle) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 4 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Rhipidura leucophrys (Willie Wagtail) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 4 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Acacia rubida (Red-leaved Wattle) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group (Jack jumper) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Paropsis atomaria (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Anoplognathus porosus (Porosus Christmas beetle) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Anoplognathus chloropyrus (Green-tailed Christmas beetle) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Cryptes baccatus (Wattle Tick Scale) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Cryptes baccatus (Wattle Tick Scale) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 11 Jan 2016 by michaelb
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 6 Sep 2014 by michaelb
Coryphistes ruricola (Bark grasshopper) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 7 Nov 2010 by HarveyPerkins
Danaus petilia (Lesser wanderer) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 7 Nov 2010 by HarveyPerkins
Eucalyptus viminalis (Ribbon Gum) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 23 Feb 2010 by michaelb
Phragmites australis (Common reed) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 22 Mar 2007 by michaelb
Phragmites australis (Common reed) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 16 Mar 2004 by michaelb
Callistemon sieberi (River Bottlebrush) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Mar 2002 by michaelb

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • 27 Dec 2016 Recorded on
  • michaelb Recorded by

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