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Dragonfly (Anisoptera)Orthetrum caledonicum

Blue Skimmer at Gordon Pond

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Orthetrum caledonicum at Gordon Pond - 31 Jan 2019
Orthetrum caledonicum at Gordon Pond - 31 Jan 2019
Orthetrum caledonicum at Gordon Pond - 31 Jan 2019

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quite a few zapping around with Common Bluetail Damselflies (listed separately)

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Porrostoma sp. (genus) (Lycid beetle, Net-winged beetle) at Gordon Pond - 27 Nov 2019 by michaelb Schoenoplectus pungens (Common Three-Square) at Gordon Pond - 27 Nov 2019 by michaelb Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Gordon Pond - 27 Nov 2019 by michaelb Eragrostis curvula (African Lovegrass) at Gordon Pond - 27 Nov 2019 by michaelb Bothriochloa macra (Red Grass, Red-leg Grass) at Gordon Pond - 27 Nov 2019 by michaelb Nassella neesiana (Chilean Needle Grass) at Gordon Pond - 27 Nov 2019 by michaelb Hypericum perforatum (St John's Wort) at Gordon Pond - 27 Nov 2019 by michaelb Tetragnatha sp. (genus) (Long-jawed spider) at Gordon Pond - 27 Nov 2019 by michaelb LIBELLULIDAE (family) (A dragonfly) at Gordon Pond - 27 Nov 2019 by michaelb Holcus lanatus (Yorkshire Fog) at Gordon Pond - 27 Nov 2019 by michaelb Phalacrocorax carbo (Great Cormorant) at Gordon Pond - 27 Nov 2019 by michaelb Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Gordon Pond - 27 Nov 2019 by michaelb Porphyrio melanotus (Australasian Swamphen) at Gordon Pond - 27 Nov 2019 by michaelb Threskiornis molucca (Australian White Ibis) at Gordon Pond - 27 Nov 2019 by michaelb Gallinula tenebrosa (Dusky Moorhen) at Gordon Pond - 27 Nov 2019 by michaelb Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Gordon Pond - 31 Jul 2019 by RodDeb Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Gordon Pond - 31 Jan 2019 by RodDeb Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Gordon Pond - 31 Jan 2019 by RodDeb Xanthagrion erythroneurum (Red & Blue Damsel) at Gordon Pond - 30 Oct 2018 by RodDeb Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Gordon Pond - 30 Oct 2018 by RodDeb Anas gracilis (Grey Teal) at Gordon Pond - 30 Oct 2018 by RodDeb Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Gordon Pond - 30 Oct 2018 by RodDeb Xanthagrion erythroneurum (Red & Blue Damsel) at Gordon Pond - 30 Oct 2018 by RodDeb Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Gordon Pond - 30 Oct 2018 by RodDeb Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Gordon Pond - 30 Oct 2018 by RodDeb Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Gordon Pond - 30 Oct 2018 by RodDeb Anas gracilis (Grey Teal) at Gordon Pond - 19 Sep 2018 by RodDeb Phalacrocorax carbo (Great Cormorant) at Gordon Pond - 19 Sep 2018 by RodDeb Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Gordon Pond - 19 Jun 2018 by RodDeb Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Gordon Pond - 19 Jun 2018 by RodDeb Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Gordon Pond - 19 Jun 2018 by RodDeb Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Gordon Pond - 19 Jun 2018 by RodDeb Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Gordon Pond - 19 Jun 2018 by RodDeb Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Gordon Pond - 19 Jun 2018 by RodDeb Pelecanus conspicillatus (Australian Pelican) at Gordon Pond - 26 May 2018 by MatthewFrawley Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Gordon Pond - 26 May 2018 by MatthewFrawley Phalacrocorax sulcirostris (Little Black Cormorant) at Gordon Pond - 26 May 2018 by MatthewFrawley Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Gordon Pond - 26 May 2018 by MatthewFrawley Anas gracilis (Grey Teal) at Gordon Pond - 26 May 2018 by MatthewFrawley Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Gordon Pond - 24 Apr 2018 by RodDeb Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Gordon Pond - 24 Apr 2018 by RodDeb Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Gordon Pond - 24 Apr 2018 by RodDeb Phalacrocorax sulcirostris (Little Black Cormorant) at Gordon Pond - 24 Apr 2018 by RodDeb Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Gordon Pond - 22 Apr 2018 by MatthewFrawley Porphyrio melanotus (Australasian Swamphen) at Gordon Pond - 11 Jan 2018 by RodDeb Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Gordon Pond - 11 Jan 2018 by RodDeb Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Gordon Pond - 11 Jan 2018 by RodDeb Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Gordon Pond - 11 Jan 2018 by RodDeb Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Gordon Pond - 11 Jan 2018 by RodDeb Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Gordon Pond - 11 Jan 2018 by RodDeb Phalacrocorax sulcirostris (Little Black Cormorant) at Gordon Pond - 13 Mar 2017 by JohnBundock Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Gordon Pond - 13 Mar 2017 by JohnBundock Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Gordon Pond - 28 Feb 2017 by JohnBundock Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Gordon Pond - 27 Feb 2017 by JohnBundock Xanthagrion erythroneurum (Red & Blue Damsel) at Gordon Pond - 29 Nov 2016 by JohnBundock Nososticta solida (Orange Threadtail) at Gordon Pond - 29 Nov 2016 by JohnBundock Schoenoplectus validus (River Club-rush) at Gordon Pond - 30 Apr 2015 by michaelb Typha domingensis (Narrow-leaved Cumbungee) at Gordon Pond - 30 Apr 2015 by michaelb Schoenoplectus pungens (Common Three-Square) at Gordon Pond - 30 Apr 2015 by michaelb Cairina moschata (Domestic) (Muscovy Duck (Domestic Type)) at Gordon Pond - 30 Apr 2015 by michaelb
Porrostoma sp. (genus) (Lycid beetle, Net-winged beetle) at Gordon Pond - 27 Nov 2019 by michaelb
Schoenoplectus pungens (Common Three-Square) at Gordon Pond - 27 Nov 2019 by michaelb
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Gordon Pond - 27 Nov 2019 by michaelb
Eragrostis curvula (African Lovegrass) at Gordon Pond - 27 Nov 2019 by michaelb
Bothriochloa macra (Red Grass, Red-leg Grass) at Gordon Pond - 27 Nov 2019 by michaelb
Nassella neesiana (Chilean Needle Grass) at Gordon Pond - 27 Nov 2019 by michaelb
Hypericum perforatum (St John's Wort) at Gordon Pond - 27 Nov 2019 by michaelb
Tetragnatha sp. (genus) (Long-jawed spider) at Gordon Pond - 27 Nov 2019 by michaelb
LIBELLULIDAE (family) (A dragonfly) at Gordon Pond - 27 Nov 2019 by michaelb
Holcus lanatus (Yorkshire Fog) at Gordon Pond - 27 Nov 2019 by michaelb
Phalacrocorax carbo (Great Cormorant) at Gordon Pond - 27 Nov 2019 by michaelb
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Gordon Pond - 27 Nov 2019 by michaelb
Porphyrio melanotus (Australasian Swamphen) at Gordon Pond - 27 Nov 2019 by michaelb
Threskiornis molucca (Australian White Ibis) at Gordon Pond - 27 Nov 2019 by michaelb
Gallinula tenebrosa (Dusky Moorhen) at Gordon Pond - 27 Nov 2019 by michaelb
Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Gordon Pond - 31 Jul 2019 by RodDeb
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Gordon Pond - 31 Jan 2019 by RodDeb
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Gordon Pond - 31 Jan 2019 by RodDeb
Xanthagrion erythroneurum (Red & Blue Damsel) at Gordon Pond - 30 Oct 2018 by RodDeb
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Gordon Pond - 30 Oct 2018 by RodDeb
Anas gracilis (Grey Teal) at Gordon Pond - 30 Oct 2018 by RodDeb
Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Gordon Pond - 30 Oct 2018 by RodDeb
Xanthagrion erythroneurum (Red & Blue Damsel) at Gordon Pond - 30 Oct 2018 by RodDeb
Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Gordon Pond - 30 Oct 2018 by RodDeb
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Gordon Pond - 30 Oct 2018 by RodDeb
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Gordon Pond - 30 Oct 2018 by RodDeb
Anas gracilis (Grey Teal) at Gordon Pond - 19 Sep 2018 by RodDeb
Phalacrocorax carbo (Great Cormorant) at Gordon Pond - 19 Sep 2018 by RodDeb
Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Gordon Pond - 19 Jun 2018 by RodDeb
Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Gordon Pond - 19 Jun 2018 by RodDeb
Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Gordon Pond - 19 Jun 2018 by RodDeb
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Gordon Pond - 19 Jun 2018 by RodDeb
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Gordon Pond - 19 Jun 2018 by RodDeb
Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Gordon Pond - 19 Jun 2018 by RodDeb
Pelecanus conspicillatus (Australian Pelican) at Gordon Pond - 26 May 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Gordon Pond - 26 May 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Phalacrocorax sulcirostris (Little Black Cormorant) at Gordon Pond - 26 May 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Gordon Pond - 26 May 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Anas gracilis (Grey Teal) at Gordon Pond - 26 May 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Gordon Pond - 24 Apr 2018 by RodDeb
Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Gordon Pond - 24 Apr 2018 by RodDeb
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Gordon Pond - 24 Apr 2018 by RodDeb
Phalacrocorax sulcirostris (Little Black Cormorant) at Gordon Pond - 24 Apr 2018 by RodDeb
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Gordon Pond - 22 Apr 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Porphyrio melanotus (Australasian Swamphen) at Gordon Pond - 11 Jan 2018 by RodDeb
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Gordon Pond - 11 Jan 2018 by RodDeb
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Gordon Pond - 11 Jan 2018 by RodDeb
Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Gordon Pond - 11 Jan 2018 by RodDeb
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Gordon Pond - 11 Jan 2018 by RodDeb
Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Gordon Pond - 11 Jan 2018 by RodDeb
Phalacrocorax sulcirostris (Little Black Cormorant) at Gordon Pond - 13 Mar 2017 by JohnBundock
Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Gordon Pond - 13 Mar 2017 by JohnBundock
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Gordon Pond - 28 Feb 2017 by JohnBundock
Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Gordon Pond - 27 Feb 2017 by JohnBundock
Xanthagrion erythroneurum (Red & Blue Damsel) at Gordon Pond - 29 Nov 2016 by JohnBundock
Nososticta solida (Orange Threadtail) at Gordon Pond - 29 Nov 2016 by JohnBundock
Schoenoplectus validus (River Club-rush) at Gordon Pond - 30 Apr 2015 by michaelb
Typha domingensis (Narrow-leaved Cumbungee) at Gordon Pond - 30 Apr 2015 by michaelb
Schoenoplectus pungens (Common Three-Square) at Gordon Pond - 30 Apr 2015 by michaelb
Cairina moschata (Domestic) (Muscovy Duck (Domestic Type)) at Gordon Pond - 30 Apr 2015 by michaelb

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 31 Jan 2019 Recorded on
  • RodDeb Recorded by

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