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Southern Water-skink at Gibraltar Pines

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Eulamprus tympanum at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019
Eulamprus tympanum at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019
Eulamprus tympanum at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019
Eulamprus tympanum at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019
Eulamprus tympanum at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019

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Author's notes

I assume two males fighting?

2 comments

WillO wrote:
   5 Feb 2019
Yes likely to be two males fighting. The makes of this species are very territorial and quite aggressive as your great photos demonstrate.
WillO wrote:
   5 Feb 2019
Should read "males" - sorry

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(family) (Unidentified cuckoo wasp) at Gibraltar Pines - 7 Apr 2019 by Christine Eulamprus tympanum (Southern Water-skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 7 Apr 2019 by Christine Acritoscincus duperreyi (Eastern Three-lined Skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 7 Apr 2019 by Christine Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Gibraltar Pines - 23 Mar 2019 by MatthewFrawley Utricularia dichotoma (Fairy Aprons, Purple Bladderwort) at Gibraltar Pines - 10 Mar 2019 by Calytr1x Oreixenica lathoniella (Silver Xenica) at Gibraltar Pines - 24 Feb 2019 by MatthewFrawley Geitoneura klugii (Marbled Xenica) at Gibraltar Pines - 24 Feb 2019 by MatthewFrawley Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Gibraltar Pines - 24 Feb 2019 by MatthewFrawley Geranium neglectum (Crane's Bill) at Gibraltar Pines - 17 Feb 2019 by Calytr1x Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019 by Christine Hednota species near grammellus (Pyralid or snout moth) at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019 by Christine Heteronympha cordace (Bright-eyed Brown) at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019 by Christine Phalaenoides tristifica (Willow-herb Day-moth) at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019 by Christine Euloxia meandraria (Two-lined Euloxia) at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019 by Christine Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019 by Christine Neolucia hobartensis (Montane Heath-blue) at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019 by Christine Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019 by Christine Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019 by Christine Neolucia hobartensis (Montane Heath-blue) at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019 by Christine Geitoneura klugii (Marbled Xenica) at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019 by Christine Eusynthemis guttata (Southern Tigertail) at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019 by Christine Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019 by Christine Plebs bradleyi (Enamelled Spider) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine Neolucia hobartensis (Montane Heath-blue) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine Arthropodium milleflorum (Vanilla Lily) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine Griseargiolestes intermedius (Alpine Flatwing) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine Diphucephala sp. (genus) (Green Scarab Beetle) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine Eulamprus tympanum (Southern Water-skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine Heteronympha cordace (Bright-eyed Brown) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine Utricularia dichotoma (Fairy Aprons, Purple Bladderwort) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine Trogodendron sp. (genus) (Clerid beetle) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine Lampropholis guichenoti (Common Garden Skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine Tabanidae sp. (family) (Unidentified march or horse fly) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine Griseargiolestes intermedius (Alpine Flatwing) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine Austroargiolestes calcaris (Powdered Flatwing) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine Eulamprus tympanum (Southern Water-skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine Microtropesa sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine Liopholis whitii (White's Skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine Trapezites phigalioides (Montane Ochre) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine Eulamprus tympanum (Southern Water-skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 9 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley Gahnia subaequiglumis (Bog Saw-sedge) at Gibraltar Pines - 9 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley Utricularia dichotoma (Fairy Aprons, Purple Bladderwort) at Gibraltar Pines - 9 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley Griseargiolestes intermedius (Alpine Flatwing) at Gibraltar Pines - 9 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley Litoria verreauxii verreauxii (Whistling Tree-frog) at Gibraltar Pines - 28 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley Griseargiolestes intermedius (Alpine Flatwing) at Gibraltar Pines - 28 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley Eulamprus tympanum (Southern Water-skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 28 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley Eusynthemis guttata (Southern Tigertail) at Gibraltar Pines - 28 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley Eusynthemis guttata (Southern Tigertail) at Gibraltar Pines - 28 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Gibraltar Pines - 28 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley Heteronympha cordace (Bright-eyed Brown) at Gibraltar Pines - 28 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley Trapezites phigalioides (Montane Ochre) at Gibraltar Pines - 28 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley Macropus rufogriseus (Red-necked Wallaby) at Gibraltar Pines - 28 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Gibraltar Pines - 10 Dec 2017 by roymcd Utricularia dichotoma (Fairy Aprons, Purple Bladderwort) at Gibraltar Pines - 26 Apr 2016 by JohnBundock Geranium sp. at Gibraltar Pines - 24 Apr 2016 by JasonC Utricularia dichotoma (Fairy Aprons, Purple Bladderwort) at Gibraltar Pines - 24 Apr 2016 by JasonC Geranium neglectum (Crane's Bill) at Gibraltar Pines - 15 Apr 2016 by galah681 Utricularia dichotoma (Fairy Aprons, Purple Bladderwort) at Gibraltar Pines - 15 Apr 2016 by galah681
Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Sep 2020 by SWishart
Marmasoma sumptuosum (Bee fly) at Gibraltar Pines - 6 Nov 2019 by DPRees125
Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Gibraltar Pines - 7 Apr 2019 by Christine
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 7 Apr 2019 by Christine
Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Gibraltar Pines - 7 Apr 2019 by Christine
Acritoscincus duperreyi (Eastern Three-lined Skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 7 Apr 2019 by Christine
Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii (Woodland Tussock-skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 7 Apr 2019 by Christine
Chrysididae sp. (family) (Unidentified cuckoo wasp) at Gibraltar Pines - 7 Apr 2019 by Christine
Eulamprus tympanum (Southern Water-skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 7 Apr 2019 by Christine
Acritoscincus duperreyi (Eastern Three-lined Skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 7 Apr 2019 by Christine
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Gibraltar Pines - 23 Mar 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Utricularia dichotoma (Fairy Aprons, Purple Bladderwort) at Gibraltar Pines - 10 Mar 2019 by Calytr1x
Oreixenica lathoniella (Silver Xenica) at Gibraltar Pines - 24 Feb 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Geitoneura klugii (Marbled Xenica) at Gibraltar Pines - 24 Feb 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Gibraltar Pines - 24 Feb 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Geranium neglectum (Crane's Bill) at Gibraltar Pines - 17 Feb 2019 by Calytr1x
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019 by Christine
Hednota species near grammellus (Pyralid or snout moth) at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019 by Christine
Heteronympha cordace (Bright-eyed Brown) at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019 by Christine
Phalaenoides tristifica (Willow-herb Day-moth) at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019 by Christine
Euloxia meandraria (Two-lined Euloxia) at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019 by Christine
Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019 by Christine
Neolucia hobartensis (Montane Heath-blue) at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019 by Christine
Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019 by Christine
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019 by Christine
Neolucia hobartensis (Montane Heath-blue) at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019 by Christine
Geitoneura klugii (Marbled Xenica) at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019 by Christine
Eusynthemis guttata (Southern Tigertail) at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019 by Christine
Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019 by Christine
Plebs bradleyi (Enamelled Spider) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine
Neolucia hobartensis (Montane Heath-blue) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine
Arthropodium milleflorum (Vanilla Lily) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine
Griseargiolestes intermedius (Alpine Flatwing) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine
Diphucephala sp. (genus) (Green Scarab Beetle) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine
Eulamprus tympanum (Southern Water-skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine
Heteronympha cordace (Bright-eyed Brown) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine
Utricularia dichotoma (Fairy Aprons, Purple Bladderwort) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine
Trogodendron sp. (genus) (Clerid beetle) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine
Lampropholis guichenoti (Common Garden Skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine
Tabanidae sp. (family) (Unidentified march or horse fly) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine
Griseargiolestes intermedius (Alpine Flatwing) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine
Austroargiolestes calcaris (Powdered Flatwing) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine
Eulamprus tympanum (Southern Water-skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine
Microtropesa sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine
Liopholis whitii (White's Skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine
Trapezites phigalioides (Montane Ochre) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine
Eulamprus tympanum (Southern Water-skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 9 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Gahnia subaequiglumis (Bog Saw-sedge) at Gibraltar Pines - 9 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Utricularia dichotoma (Fairy Aprons, Purple Bladderwort) at Gibraltar Pines - 9 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Griseargiolestes intermedius (Alpine Flatwing) at Gibraltar Pines - 9 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Litoria verreauxii verreauxii (Whistling Tree-frog) at Gibraltar Pines - 28 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Griseargiolestes intermedius (Alpine Flatwing) at Gibraltar Pines - 28 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Eulamprus tympanum (Southern Water-skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 28 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Eusynthemis guttata (Southern Tigertail) at Gibraltar Pines - 28 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Eusynthemis guttata (Southern Tigertail) at Gibraltar Pines - 28 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Gibraltar Pines - 28 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Heteronympha cordace (Bright-eyed Brown) at Gibraltar Pines - 28 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Trapezites phigalioides (Montane Ochre) at Gibraltar Pines - 28 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Macropus rufogriseus (Red-necked Wallaby) at Gibraltar Pines - 28 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Gibraltar Pines - 10 Dec 2017 by roymcd
Utricularia dichotoma (Fairy Aprons, Purple Bladderwort) at Gibraltar Pines - 26 Apr 2016 by JohnBundock
Geranium sp. at Gibraltar Pines - 24 Apr 2016 by JasonC
Utricularia dichotoma (Fairy Aprons, Purple Bladderwort) at Gibraltar Pines - 24 Apr 2016 by JasonC
Geranium neglectum (Crane's Bill) at Gibraltar Pines - 15 Apr 2016 by galah681
Utricularia dichotoma (Fairy Aprons, Purple Bladderwort) at Gibraltar Pines - 15 Apr 2016 by galah681

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 4 Feb 2019 Recorded on
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