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Hydromys chrysogaster

Rakali or Water Rat at Commonwealth & Kings Parks

Hydromys chrysogaster at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 26 Jul 2016
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Identification history

Hydromys chrysogaster 27 Jul 2016 MichaelMulvaney
Hydromys chrysogaster 26 Jul 2016 JanetRussell

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Author's notes

Diving for prey about 3 times and then swam to the bank.

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Ixobrychus dubius (Australian Little Bittern) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 15 Dec 2019 by Ned_Johnston
Hydromys chrysogaster (Rakali or Water Rat) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 22 Jun 2019 by DGalwey
Egretta novaehollandiae (White-faced Heron) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 8 Mar 2019 by JanetRussell
Artamus cyanopterus (Dusky Woodswallow) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 13 Jan 2019 by JanetRussell
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 25 Nov 2018 by RodDeb
Acrocephalus australis (Australian Reed-Warbler) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 8 Oct 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra
Pelecanus conspicillatus (Australian Pelican) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 18 Jul 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra
Pelecanus conspicillatus (Australian Pelican) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 6 Jul 2018 by JanetRussell
Pelecanus conspicillatus (Australian Pelican) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 6 Jul 2018 by JanetRussell
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 2 May 2018 by Mike
Porphyrio melanotus (Australasian Swamphen) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 2 May 2018 by Mike
Miscanthus sinensis (Chinese Fairy Grass) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 2 May 2018 by Mike
Oryctolagus cuniculus (European Rabbit) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 2 May 2018 by Mike
Anhinga novaehollandiae (Australasian Darter) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 22 Apr 2018 by SodaSav
Phalacrocorax carbo (Great Cormorant) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 25 Jan 2018 by DonLimn
Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 2 Feb 2017 by JanetRussell
Typha sp. (Cumbungi) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 2 Feb 2017 by JanetRussell
Phalacrocorax carbo (Great Cormorant) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 17 Sep 2016 by michaelb
Phalacrocorax carbo (Great Cormorant) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 17 Sep 2016 by RodDeb
Cyperus eragrostis (Umbrella Sedge) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 30 Jul 2016 by michaelb
Anhinga novaehollandiae (Australasian Darter) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 30 Jul 2016 by michaelb
Juncus sp. (A rush) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 30 Jul 2016 by michaelb
Ocyphaps lophotes (Crested Pigeon) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 8 Jul 2015 by michaelb
Gazania linearis (Gazania) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 8 Jul 2015 by michaelb
Oryctolagus cuniculus (European Rabbit) at Commonwealth & Kings Parks - 10 Jul 2010 by Christine

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 26 Jul 2016 03:46 PM Recorded on
  • JanetRussell Recorded by
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