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Common Yabby at Namadgi National Park

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Cherax destructor at Namadgi National Park - 16 Dec 2018
Cherax destructor at Namadgi National Park - 16 Dec 2018

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Found 3 on the ground close to the water in the dam.

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(Wattle) at Namadgi National Park - 22 Apr 2018 by YumiCallaway Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Namadgi National Park - 22 Apr 2018 by YumiCallaway Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Namadgi National Park - 22 Apr 2018 by YumiCallaway Vanellus miles (Masked Lapwing) at Namadgi National Park - 20 Apr 2018 by RodDeb Gymnorhina tibicen (Australian Magpie) at Namadgi National Park - 20 Apr 2018 by RodDeb Hirundo neoxena (Welcome Swallow) at Namadgi National Park - 20 Apr 2018 by RodDeb Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Namadgi National Park - 20 Apr 2018 by RodDeb Phonognatha graeffei (Leaf-curling spider) at Namadgi National Park - 20 Apr 2018 by RodDeb Coryphistes ruricola (Bark grasshopper) at Namadgi National Park - 6 Feb 2018 by SWishart Peakesia hospita (Common Peakesia Grasshopper) at Namadgi National Park - 1 Feb 2018 by RodDeb Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Namadgi National Park - 1 Feb 2018 by RodDeb Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Namadgi National Park - 1 Feb 2018 by RodDeb Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Namadgi National Park - 1 Feb 2018 by RodDeb Polyporus arcularius at Namadgi National Park - 1 Feb 2018 by RodDeb Ischnura aurora (Aurora Bluetail) at Namadgi National Park - 6 Jan 2018 by JohnBundock Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Namadgi National Park - 6 Jan 2018 by JohnBundock Phalaenoides tristifica (Willow-herb Day-moth) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Dec 2017 by RodDeb Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Dec 2017 by RodDeb Geranium sp. at Namadgi National Park - 7 Dec 2017 by RodDeb Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Namadgi National Park - 3 Dec 2017 by Alison Milton Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-neck Turtle) at Namadgi National Park - 23 Oct 2017 by roymcd Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-neck Turtle) at Namadgi National Park - 12 Aug 2017 by JohnBundock Anas gracilis (Grey Teal) at Namadgi National Park - 3 May 2017 by JohnBundock Platyzosteria melanaria (Common Eastern Litter Runner) at Namadgi National Park - 18 Mar 2017 by JohnBundock Elseyornis melanops (Black-fronted Dotterel) at Namadgi National Park - 26 Feb 2017 by JohnBundock Typha domingensis (Narrow-leaved Cumbungee) at Namadgi National Park - 22 Feb 2017 by MatthewFrawley Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Namadgi National Park - 22 Feb 2017 by MatthewFrawley Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Feb 2017 by JohnBundock Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Feb 2017 by JohnBundock Sceliphron laetum (Common mud dauber wasp) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Feb 2017 by JohnBundock Dasypodia selenophora (Southern old lady moth) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Feb 2017 by JohnBundock Artamus cyanopterus (Dusky Woodswallow) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Feb 2017 by JohnBundock
Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at Namadgi National Park - 8 Aug 2020 by JohnHurrell
Rhipidura leucophrys (Willie Wagtail) at Namadgi National Park - 29 Jul 2020 by RodDeb
Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Namadgi National Park - 29 Jul 2020 by RodDeb
Psephotus haematonotus (Red-rumped Parrot) at Namadgi National Park - 29 Jul 2020 by RodDeb
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at Namadgi National Park - 29 Jul 2020 by RodDeb
Palirika decora (A beefly) at Namadgi National Park - 17 Jan 2020 by rawshorty
Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Namadgi National Park - 3 Dec 2019 by Marthijn
Artamus superciliosus (White-browed Woodswallow) at Namadgi National Park - 3 Dec 2019 by Marthijn
Prorocopis euxantha (Golden Crest) at Namadgi National Park - 23 Nov 2019 by JohnBundock
Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Namadgi National Park - 18 Nov 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Vombatus ursinus (Wombat) at Namadgi National Park - 16 Nov 2019 by RodDeb
Accipiter cirrocephalus (Collared Sparrowhawk) at Namadgi National Park - 6 Nov 2019 by Marthijn
Melithreptus brevirostris (Brown-headed Honeyeater) at Namadgi National Park - 6 Nov 2019 by Marthijn
Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Namadgi National Park - 6 Nov 2019 by KMcCue
Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at Namadgi National Park - 1 Nov 2019 by RodDeb
Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at Namadgi National Park - 1 Nov 2019 by RodDeb
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Namadgi National Park - 1 Nov 2019 by RodDeb
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Namadgi National Park - 1 Nov 2019 by RodDeb
Lalage tricolor (White-winged Triller) at Namadgi National Park - 1 Nov 2019 by RodDeb
Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Namadgi National Park - 29 Oct 2019 by RodDeb
Petrochelidon nigricans (Tree Martin) at Namadgi National Park - 28 Oct 2019 by RodDeb
Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Oct 2019 by RodDeb
Pyrrholaemus sagittata (Speckled Warbler) at Namadgi National Park - 18 Sep 2019 by RodDeb
Fisera sp. (genus) (A crest-moth) at Namadgi National Park - 27 Apr 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-neck Turtle) at Namadgi National Park - 21 Apr 2019 by RodDeb
Apina callisto (Pasture Day Moth) at Namadgi National Park - 21 Apr 2019 by RodDeb
Phonognatha graeffei (Leaf-curling spider) at Namadgi National Park - 6 Apr 2019 by JohnBundock
Missulena occatoria (Red-headed Mouse Spider) at Namadgi National Park - 1 Apr 2019 by RodDeb
Oenosandra boisduvalii (Boisduval's Autumn Moth) at Namadgi National Park - 1 Apr 2019 by RodDeb
Delias aganippe (Spotted Jezebel) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Mar 2019 by KumikoCallaway
Theclinesthes serpentata (Saltbush Blue) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Feb 2019 by RodDeb
Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Feb 2019 by RodDeb
Agrotis munda (Brown Cutworm) at Namadgi National Park - 24 Jan 2019 by RodDeb
Phoracantha flavopicta (A longhorn beetle) at Namadgi National Park - 24 Jan 2019 by RodDeb
Pompilidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Spider wasp) at Namadgi National Park - 24 Jan 2019 by RodDeb
Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Namadgi National Park - 24 Jan 2019 by RodDeb
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Namadgi National Park - 24 Jan 2019 by RodDeb
Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at Namadgi National Park - 24 Jan 2019 by RodDeb
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Namadgi National Park - 24 Jan 2019 by RodDeb
Eumeninae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified Potter wasp) at Namadgi National Park - 24 Jan 2019 by RodDeb
Mastachilus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Mastachilus bess beetle) at Namadgi National Park - 24 Jan 2019 by RodDeb
Austrogomphus cornutus (Unicorn Hunter) at Namadgi National Park - 3 Jan 2019 by JohnBundock
Anoplognathus montanus (Montane Christmas beetle) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Dec 2018 by RodDeb
Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Dec 2018 by RodDeb
Paropsisterna octosignata (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Dec 2018 by RodDeb
Ocybadistes walkeri (Greenish Grass-dart) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Dec 2018 by RodDeb
Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree-frog) at Namadgi National Park - 15 Dec 2018 by KumikoCallaway
Limnodynastes dumerilii (Eastern Banjo Frog) at Namadgi National Park - 15 Dec 2018 by KumikoCallaway
Crinia parinsignifera (Plains Froglet) at Namadgi National Park - 15 Dec 2018 by KumikoCallaway
Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Namadgi National Park - 15 Dec 2018 by KumikoCallaway
Cherax destructor (Common Yabby) at Namadgi National Park - 15 Dec 2018 by RyuCallaway
Crinia parinsignifera (Plains Froglet) at Namadgi National Park - 15 Dec 2018 by RyuCallaway
Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Namadgi National Park - 12 Nov 2018 by RodDeb
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Namadgi National Park - 12 Nov 2018 by RodDeb
Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Namadgi National Park - 22 Oct 2018 by RodDeb
Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Namadgi National Park - 18 Oct 2018 by RodDeb
Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Namadgi National Park - 18 Oct 2018 by RodDeb
Vombatus ursinus (Wombat) at Namadgi National Park - 18 Oct 2018 by RodDeb
Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Namadgi National Park - 18 Oct 2018 by RodDeb
Hirundo neoxena (Welcome Swallow) at Namadgi National Park - 18 Oct 2018 by RodDeb
Egretta novaehollandiae (White-faced Heron) at Namadgi National Park - 24 Aug 2018 by RodDeb
Pernattia pusilla (She-oak Moth) at Namadgi National Park - 23 May 2018 by JohnBundock
Netelia sp. (genus) (An Ichneumon wasp) at Namadgi National Park - 23 May 2018 by JohnBundock
Nesoptilotis leucotis (White-eared Honeyeater) at Namadgi National Park - 22 Apr 2018 by YumiCallaway
Hepialidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Swift or Ghost Moth) at Namadgi National Park - 22 Apr 2018 by YumiCallaway
Ardea pacifica (White-necked Heron) at Namadgi National Park - 22 Apr 2018 by YumiCallaway
Petroica phoenicea (Flame Robin) at Namadgi National Park - 22 Apr 2018 by YumiCallaway
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Namadgi National Park - 22 Apr 2018 by YumiCallaway
Acacia sp. (Wattle) at Namadgi National Park - 22 Apr 2018 by YumiCallaway
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Namadgi National Park - 22 Apr 2018 by YumiCallaway
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Namadgi National Park - 22 Apr 2018 by YumiCallaway
Vanellus miles (Masked Lapwing) at Namadgi National Park - 20 Apr 2018 by RodDeb
Gymnorhina tibicen (Australian Magpie) at Namadgi National Park - 20 Apr 2018 by RodDeb
Hirundo neoxena (Welcome Swallow) at Namadgi National Park - 20 Apr 2018 by RodDeb
Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Namadgi National Park - 20 Apr 2018 by RodDeb
Phonognatha graeffei (Leaf-curling spider) at Namadgi National Park - 20 Apr 2018 by RodDeb
Coryphistes ruricola (Bark grasshopper) at Namadgi National Park - 6 Feb 2018 by SWishart
Peakesia hospita (Common Peakesia Grasshopper) at Namadgi National Park - 1 Feb 2018 by RodDeb
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Namadgi National Park - 1 Feb 2018 by RodDeb
Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Namadgi National Park - 1 Feb 2018 by RodDeb
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Namadgi National Park - 1 Feb 2018 by RodDeb
Polyporus arcularius at Namadgi National Park - 1 Feb 2018 by RodDeb
Ischnura aurora (Aurora Bluetail) at Namadgi National Park - 6 Jan 2018 by JohnBundock
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Namadgi National Park - 6 Jan 2018 by JohnBundock
Phalaenoides tristifica (Willow-herb Day-moth) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Dec 2017 by RodDeb
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Dec 2017 by RodDeb
Geranium sp. at Namadgi National Park - 7 Dec 2017 by RodDeb
Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Namadgi National Park - 3 Dec 2017 by Alison Milton
Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-neck Turtle) at Namadgi National Park - 23 Oct 2017 by roymcd
Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-neck Turtle) at Namadgi National Park - 12 Aug 2017 by JohnBundock
Anas gracilis (Grey Teal) at Namadgi National Park - 3 May 2017 by JohnBundock
Platyzosteria melanaria (Common Eastern Litter Runner) at Namadgi National Park - 18 Mar 2017 by JohnBundock
Elseyornis melanops (Black-fronted Dotterel) at Namadgi National Park - 26 Feb 2017 by JohnBundock
Typha domingensis (Narrow-leaved Cumbungee) at Namadgi National Park - 22 Feb 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Namadgi National Park - 22 Feb 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Feb 2017 by JohnBundock
Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Feb 2017 by JohnBundock
Sceliphron laetum (Common mud dauber wasp) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Feb 2017 by JohnBundock
Dasypodia selenophora (Southern old lady moth) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Feb 2017 by JohnBundock
Artamus cyanopterus (Dusky Woodswallow) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Feb 2017 by JohnBundock

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 3 Abundance
  • 50mm or larger Animal size (mm)
  • 15 Dec 2018 Recorded on
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