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4 Brown Quail at Jerrabomberra Wetlands

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Synoicus ypsilophorus at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 7 May 2018
Synoicus ypsilophorus at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 7 May 2018
Synoicus ypsilophorus at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 7 May 2018

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They were eating on the ground next to the long grass area. While 4 of them ran into the long grass after they noticed us, one kept pecking on the ground for a while before it followed others.

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Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 21 Dec 2017 by Christine
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Limnodynastes peronii (Brown-striped Frog) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 26 Feb 2015 by JoshMulvaney
Typha domingensis (Narrow-leaved Cumbungee) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 14 Jan 2015 by michaelb

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  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

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