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1 Superb Fairywren at Red Hill Nature Reserve

Malurus cyaneus at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 18 Dec 2018

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Superb Fairy-wren was moving around in the area behind the bird painted pumping station on the Kent Street side of Red Hill. No sign of a female.

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Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 23 Jul 2020 by Ct1000 Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 21 Jun 2020 by JackyF Hydrocotyle laxiflora (Stinking Pennywort) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 18 Jun 2020 by JackyF Hepialidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Swift or Ghost Moth) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 7 Jun 2020 by JackyF Psephotus haematonotus (Red-rumped Parrot) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 6 Jun 2020 by JackyF Lomandra sp. (A Matrush) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 3 Jun 2020 by JackyF Amanita sp. at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 3 Jun 2020 by JackyF Acaena x ovina (Sheep's Burr) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 3 Jun 2020 by JackyF Rhipidura albiscapa (Grey Fantail) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 May 2020 by JackyF Macrolepiota sp. at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 May 2020 by JackyF Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 May 2020 by JackyF Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 May 2020 by JackyF Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 May 2020 by JackyF Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum (Jersey Cudweed) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 May 2020 by JackyF Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 25 Apr 2020 by JackyF Amanita sp. at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Apr 2020 by JackyF Scleroderma sp. (Earth balls) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 21 Apr 2020 by JackyF Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 Apr 2020 by JackyF Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 Feb 2020 by JackyF Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 Feb 2020 by JackyF Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 Feb 2020 by JackyF Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Jan 2020 by JackyF Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Jan 2020 by JackyF Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 Jan 2020 by JackyF Rhipidura albiscapa (Grey Fantail) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 Jan 2020 by JackyF Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Jan 2020 by JackyF Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Jan 2020 by JackyF Rhipidura albiscapa (Grey Fantail) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Jan 2020 by JackyF Rhipidura albiscapa (Grey Fantail) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Jan 2020 by JackyF Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Dec 2019 by JackyF Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Dec 2019 by JackyF Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 Dec 2019 by Ct1000 Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 1 Dec 2019 by Ct1000 Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 Nov 2019 by JackyF Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 28 Oct 2019 by TomT Pyrrholaemus sagittata (Speckled Warbler) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 28 Oct 2019 by TomT Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Oct 2019 by TomT Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 16 Oct 2019 by JackyF Geranium solanderi var. solanderi (Native Geranium) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Oct 2019 by JackyF Vicia sativa (Common Vetch) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Oct 2019 by JackyF Vicia sp. (A Vetch) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Oct 2019 by JackyF Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Sep 2019 by JackyF Tiliqua scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Sep 2019 by JackyF Grevillea juniperina (Grevillea) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Sep 2019 by JackyF Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 25 Aug 2019 by LisaH Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 9 Jul 2019 by TomT Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 9 Jul 2019 by TomT Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Jun 2019 by TomT Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 13 Mar 2019 by JackyF Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Mar 2019 by TomT Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Mar 2019 by TomT Rhipidura fuliginosa (Grey Fantail) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Mar 2019 by TomT Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Mar 2019 by TomT Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Mar 2019 by TomT Metura elongatus (Saunders' case moth) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 5 Mar 2019 by JackyF Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Jan 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 9 Dec 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 9 Dec 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra Vinca major (Greater Periwinkle) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Nov 2018 by RodDeb Hypericum perforatum (St John's Wort) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Nov 2018 by RodDeb Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Nov 2018 by RodDeb Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 18 Nov 2018 by KL Morethia boulengeri (Boulenger's Skink) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Oct 2018 by MichaelMulvaney Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Feb 2018 by JackyF Freesia leichtlinii subsp. leichtlinii x Freesia leichtlinii subsp. alba (Freesia) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 10 Oct 2016 by PCS - Biosecurity Officer (TO4 Invasive Plants) Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 21 Nov 2015 by MichaelMulvaney Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 21 Nov 2015 by MichaelMulvaney
Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 23 Jul 2020 by Ct1000
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 21 Jun 2020 by JackyF
Hydrocotyle laxiflora (Stinking Pennywort) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 18 Jun 2020 by JackyF
Hepialidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Swift or Ghost Moth) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 7 Jun 2020 by JackyF
Psephotus haematonotus (Red-rumped Parrot) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 6 Jun 2020 by JackyF
Lomandra sp. (A Matrush) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 3 Jun 2020 by JackyF
Amanita sp. at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 3 Jun 2020 by JackyF
Acaena x ovina (Sheep's Burr) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 3 Jun 2020 by JackyF
Rhipidura albiscapa (Grey Fantail) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 May 2020 by JackyF
Macrolepiota sp. at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 May 2020 by JackyF
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 May 2020 by JackyF
Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 May 2020 by JackyF
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 May 2020 by JackyF
Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum (Jersey Cudweed) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 May 2020 by JackyF
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 25 Apr 2020 by JackyF
Amanita sp. at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Apr 2020 by JackyF
Scleroderma sp. (Earth balls) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 21 Apr 2020 by JackyF
Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 Apr 2020 by JackyF
Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 Feb 2020 by JackyF
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 Feb 2020 by JackyF
Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 Feb 2020 by JackyF
Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Jan 2020 by JackyF
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Jan 2020 by JackyF
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 Jan 2020 by JackyF
Rhipidura albiscapa (Grey Fantail) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 Jan 2020 by JackyF
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Jan 2020 by JackyF
Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Jan 2020 by JackyF
Rhipidura albiscapa (Grey Fantail) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Jan 2020 by JackyF
Rhipidura albiscapa (Grey Fantail) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Jan 2020 by JackyF
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Dec 2019 by JackyF
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Dec 2019 by JackyF
Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 Dec 2019 by Ct1000
Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 1 Dec 2019 by Ct1000
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 Nov 2019 by JackyF
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 28 Oct 2019 by TomT
Pyrrholaemus sagittata (Speckled Warbler) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 28 Oct 2019 by TomT
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Oct 2019 by TomT
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 16 Oct 2019 by JackyF
Geranium solanderi var. solanderi (Native Geranium) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Oct 2019 by JackyF
Vicia sativa (Common Vetch) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Oct 2019 by JackyF
Vicia sp. (A Vetch) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Oct 2019 by JackyF
Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Sep 2019 by JackyF
Tiliqua scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Sep 2019 by JackyF
Grevillea juniperina (Grevillea) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Sep 2019 by JackyF
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 25 Aug 2019 by LisaH
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 9 Jul 2019 by TomT
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 9 Jul 2019 by TomT
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Jun 2019 by TomT
Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 13 Mar 2019 by JackyF
Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Mar 2019 by TomT
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Mar 2019 by TomT
Rhipidura fuliginosa (Grey Fantail) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Mar 2019 by TomT
Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Mar 2019 by TomT
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Mar 2019 by TomT
Metura elongatus (Saunders' case moth) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 5 Mar 2019 by JackyF
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Jan 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 9 Dec 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 9 Dec 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra
Vinca major (Greater Periwinkle) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Nov 2018 by RodDeb
Hypericum perforatum (St John's Wort) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Nov 2018 by RodDeb
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Nov 2018 by RodDeb
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 18 Nov 2018 by KL
Morethia boulengeri (Boulenger's Skink) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Oct 2018 by MichaelMulvaney
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Feb 2018 by JackyF
Freesia leichtlinii subsp. leichtlinii x Freesia leichtlinii subsp. alba (Freesia) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 10 Oct 2016 by PCS - Biosecurity Officer (TO4 Invasive Plants)
Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 21 Nov 2015 by MichaelMulvaney
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 21 Nov 2015 by MichaelMulvaney

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