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Hover fly (Syrphidae)Simosyrphus grandicornis

1 Common hover fly at Red Hill Nature Reserve

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Simosyrphus grandicornis at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 Dec 2018
Simosyrphus grandicornis at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 Dec 2018

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I also noticed this Common Hover Fly moving slowly close to the ground, flying between low growing plants.

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Oudemansiella 'radicata group' (Rooting shank) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 18 May 2020 by LisaH Perenniporia ochroleuca at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 18 May 2020 by LisaH Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 May 2020 by LisaH Oudemansiella 'radicata group' (Rooting shank) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 May 2020 by LisaH Laccaria sp. (A white-spored mycrorhizal mushroom) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 May 2020 by LisaH Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 9 May 2020 by TomT Crinia sp. (genus) (A froglet) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 28 Apr 2020 by TexanReptilian Zanda funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 28 Apr 2020 by TexanReptilian Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 28 Apr 2020 by LisaH Eriococcus coriaceus (Gumtree Scale) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 28 Apr 2020 by kieranh Melichrus urceolatus (Urn heath) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 26 Apr 2020 by JackyF Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Apr 2020 by kieranh Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 Apr 2020 by JackyF Pycnoporus coccineus (Scarlet Bracket) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 Apr 2020 by JackyF Mycena sp. at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 Apr 2020 by JackyF Tubaria rufofulva (Burgundy Wood Tubaria) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 Apr 2020 by JackyF Brachychiton populneus (Kurrajong) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 Apr 2020 by JackyF Oudemansiella 'radicata group' (Rooting shank) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 Apr 2020 by JackyF Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Apr 2020 by KL Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Mar 2020 by Ct1000 Gerygone olivacea (White-throated Gerygone) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Mar 2020 by Ct1000 Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Mar 2020 by Ct1000 Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Mar 2020 by Ct1000 Petaurus breviceps (Sugar Glider) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Mar 2020 by Ct1000 Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 23 Feb 2020 by KL Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 5 Dec 2019 by TomT Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 Dec 2019 by Ct1000 Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Nov 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Nov 2019 by roymcd Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 6 Nov 2019 by LisaH Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 1 Nov 2019 by JackyF Tiliqua scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 1 Nov 2019 by JackyF Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 1 Nov 2019 by JackyF Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Oct 2019 by LisaH Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 21 Oct 2019 by LisaH Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Oct 2019 by KL Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 6 Oct 2019 by kieranh Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 3 Oct 2019 by LisaH Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 Sep 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Aug 2019 by LisaH Pyrrholaemus sagittata (Speckled Warbler) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 Jul 2019 by LisaH Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 Jul 2019 by LisaH Manorina melanocephala (Noisy Miner) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Jul 2019 by TomT Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 Jul 2019 by LisaH Phaps chalcoptera (Common Bronzewing) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Jul 2019 by TomT Coprinus comatus (Shaggy Ink Cap) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Jun 2019 by JackyF Agonoscelis rutila (Horehound bug) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 May 2019 by LisaH Polytelis swainsonii (Superb Parrot) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 16 May 2019 by LisaH Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 16 May 2019 by TomT Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 May 2019 by LisaH Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrike-thrush) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 13 May 2019 by LisaH Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 6 May 2019 by TomT Pyrrholaemus sagittata (Speckled Warbler) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 6 May 2019 by TomT Oxalis sp. (Wood Sorrel) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 May 2019 by LisaH Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Apr 2019 by LisaH Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Apr 2019 by LisaH Cirsium vulgare (Spear Thistle) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Apr 2019 by LisaH Christinus marmoratus (Southern Marbled Gecko) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Apr 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra Apricia jovialis (Jovial jumping spider) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Apr 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra Tasmanicosa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Tasmanicosa wolf spider) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Apr 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra Dissomorphia australiaria (Dashed Geometrid) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Mar 2019 by LisaH Zanda funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Mar 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 3 Feb 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Jan 2019 by TomT Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Jan 2019 by KL Manorina melanocephala (Noisy Miner) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 6 Jan 2019 by TomT Geometridae sp. (family) (Unidentified Geometer moths) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 Dec 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 Dec 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Nov 2018 by JackyF Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 21 Jul 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 3 Feb 2018 by KL Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Jan 2018 by roymcd Trichophthalma scapularis (Tangle-vein fly) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Dec 2017 by roymcd Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Dec 2017 by KL Ellipsidion australe (Austral Ellipsidion cockroach) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 Dec 2017 by nath_kay Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 Nov 2016 by PCS - Biosecurity Officer (TO4)
Oudemansiella 'radicata group' (Rooting shank) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 18 May 2020 by LisaH
Perenniporia ochroleuca at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 18 May 2020 by LisaH
Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 May 2020 by LisaH
Oudemansiella 'radicata group' (Rooting shank) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 May 2020 by LisaH
Laccaria sp. (A white-spored mycrorhizal mushroom) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 May 2020 by LisaH
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 9 May 2020 by TomT
Crinia sp. (genus) (A froglet) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 28 Apr 2020 by TexanReptilian
Zanda funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 28 Apr 2020 by TexanReptilian
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 28 Apr 2020 by LisaH
Eriococcus coriaceus (Gumtree Scale) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 28 Apr 2020 by kieranh
Melichrus urceolatus (Urn heath) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 26 Apr 2020 by JackyF
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Apr 2020 by kieranh
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 Apr 2020 by JackyF
Pycnoporus coccineus (Scarlet Bracket) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 Apr 2020 by JackyF
Mycena sp. at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 Apr 2020 by JackyF
Tubaria rufofulva (Burgundy Wood Tubaria) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 Apr 2020 by JackyF
Brachychiton populneus (Kurrajong) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 Apr 2020 by JackyF
Oudemansiella 'radicata group' (Rooting shank) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 Apr 2020 by JackyF
Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Apr 2020 by KL
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Mar 2020 by Ct1000
Gerygone olivacea (White-throated Gerygone) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Mar 2020 by Ct1000
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Mar 2020 by Ct1000
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Mar 2020 by Ct1000
Petaurus breviceps (Sugar Glider) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Mar 2020 by Ct1000
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 23 Feb 2020 by KL
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 5 Dec 2019 by TomT
Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 Dec 2019 by Ct1000
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Nov 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Nov 2019 by roymcd
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 6 Nov 2019 by LisaH
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 1 Nov 2019 by JackyF
Tiliqua scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 1 Nov 2019 by JackyF
Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 1 Nov 2019 by JackyF
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Oct 2019 by LisaH
Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 21 Oct 2019 by LisaH
Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Oct 2019 by KL
Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 6 Oct 2019 by kieranh
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 3 Oct 2019 by LisaH
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 Sep 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Aug 2019 by LisaH
Pyrrholaemus sagittata (Speckled Warbler) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 Jul 2019 by LisaH
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 Jul 2019 by LisaH
Manorina melanocephala (Noisy Miner) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Jul 2019 by TomT
Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 Jul 2019 by LisaH
Phaps chalcoptera (Common Bronzewing) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Jul 2019 by TomT
Coprinus comatus (Shaggy Ink Cap) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Jun 2019 by JackyF
Agonoscelis rutila (Horehound bug) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 May 2019 by LisaH
Polytelis swainsonii (Superb Parrot) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 16 May 2019 by LisaH
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 16 May 2019 by TomT
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 May 2019 by LisaH
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrike-thrush) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 13 May 2019 by LisaH
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 6 May 2019 by TomT
Pyrrholaemus sagittata (Speckled Warbler) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 6 May 2019 by TomT
Oxalis sp. (Wood Sorrel) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 May 2019 by LisaH
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Apr 2019 by LisaH
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Apr 2019 by LisaH
Cirsium vulgare (Spear Thistle) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Apr 2019 by LisaH
Christinus marmoratus (Southern Marbled Gecko) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Apr 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Apricia jovialis (Jovial jumping spider) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Apr 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Tasmanicosa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Tasmanicosa wolf spider) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Apr 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Dissomorphia australiaria (Dashed Geometrid) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Mar 2019 by LisaH
Zanda funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Mar 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 3 Feb 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Jan 2019 by TomT
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Jan 2019 by KL
Manorina melanocephala (Noisy Miner) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 6 Jan 2019 by TomT
Geometridae sp. (family) (Unidentified Geometer moths) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 Dec 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 Dec 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra
Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Nov 2018 by JackyF
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 21 Jul 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 3 Feb 2018 by KL
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Jan 2018 by roymcd
Trichophthalma scapularis (Tangle-vein fly) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Dec 2017 by roymcd
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Dec 2017 by KL
Ellipsidion australe (Austral Ellipsidion cockroach) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 Dec 2017 by nath_kay
Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 Nov 2016 by PCS - Biosecurity Officer (TO4)

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