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Small (Robin, Finch, Thornbill etc)Malurus cyaneus

1 Superb Fairywren at Red Hill Nature Reserve

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Malurus cyaneus at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Nov 2018
Malurus cyaneus at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Nov 2018
Malurus cyaneus at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Nov 2018
Malurus cyaneus at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Nov 2018
Malurus cyaneus at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Nov 2018

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They were being active in some shrubs and low trees. There was a lot of shadow as the sun was still rising. Occasionally the birds would hop into a brighter spot where I could photograph them. I was especially focussed on the male in his fine blue plumage.

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Sceliphron formosum (Formosum mud-dauber) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Mar 2020 by Ct1000
Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 Jan 2020 by Ct1000
Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Dec 2019 by TomT
Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 7 Dec 2019 by KL
Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Nov 2019 by KL
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Nov 2019 by TomT
Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 Oct 2019 by KL
Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 7 Oct 2019 by KL
Solanum cinereum (Narrawa Burr) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Sep 2019 by JackyF
Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Sep 2019 by JackyF
Pardalotus striatus (Striated Pardalote) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Sep 2019 by JackyF
Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Sep 2019 by JackyF
Hardenbergia violacea (False Sarsaparilla) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Sep 2019 by JackyF
Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Aug 2019 by KL
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 Jul 2019 by LisaH
Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 16 Jun 2019 by JackyF
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Jun 2019 by TomT
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Jun 2019 by TomT
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Mar 2019 by JackyF
Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Jan 2019 by roymcd
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 5 Jan 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 Dec 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra
Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 26 Dec 2018 by TomT
Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 7 Dec 2018 by TomT
Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 30 Nov 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra
Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Nov 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra
Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 Oct 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 21 Oct 2018 by KL
Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 13 Oct 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra
Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 6 Oct 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Sep 2018 by KL
Acacia rubida (Red-leaved Wattle) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Sep 2018 by JackyF
Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Sep 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 28 Feb 2018 by JackyF
Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 Feb 2018 by KL
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 Feb 2018 by jennyt
Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Jan 2018 by KL
Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 10 Jan 2018 by roymcd
Sparaxis tricolor (Sparaxis, Harlequin Flower) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 10 Oct 2016 by PCS - Biosecurity Officer (TO4)

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  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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