Wallabia bicolor

Swamp Wallaby at Paddys River, ACT

Wallabia bicolor at Paddys River, ACT - 2 May 2015
Wallabia bicolor at Paddys River, ACT - 2 May 2015
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Identification history

Wallabia bicolor 11 Aug 2016 MichaelMulvaney
Notamacropus rufogriseus 10 Aug 2016 galah681

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galah681 wrote:
   12 Aug 2016
I think it probably is a swamp wallaby. I had originally labelled it as this, but when I was looking at the orange colour on its head, I thought it might be a red necked wallaby. I have not seen the orange coloured fur on swamp wallabies before and it did not seem to have any eye stripe

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Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Mar 2024 by DPRees125
Centaurium sp. (Centaury) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 5 Feb 2024 by RosD
Oreixenica kershawi (Striped Xenica) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 29 Jan 2024 by JohnBundock
Porrostoma rhipidium (Long-nosed Lycid (Net-winged) beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Oct 2023 by Ned_Johnston
Argynnina cyrila (Forest brown, Cyril's brown) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 13 Oct 2023 by DavidForrester
Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 23 Dec 2022 by GirtsO
Trapezites phigalioides (Montane Ochre) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Dec 2022 by GirtsO
Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Dec 2022 by GirtsO
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Dec 2022 by GirtsO
Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Dec 2022 by JohnBundock
Eucalyptus viminalis (Ribbon Gum) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by Tapirlord
Acacia obliquinervia (Mountain Hickory) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by Tapirlord
Monophlebulus sp. (genus) (Giant Snowball Mealybug) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 May 2022 by trevorpreston
zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 May 2022 by trevorpreston
Scolopendromorpha (order) (A centipede) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 May 2022 by trevorpreston
Anepischetosia maccoyi (MacCoy's Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 May 2022 by trevorpreston
Epicoma melanospila (Black Spot Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Mar 2022 by JohnBundock
Lampropholis guichenoti (Common Garden Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by JohnBundock
zz agaric (stem; gill colour unknown) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by GG
Geitoneura acantha (Ringed Xenica) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by GG
Geitoneura acantha (Ringed Xenica) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock
Glycine clandestina (Twining Glycine) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock
Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Oct 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Chrysolopus spectabilis (Botany Bay Weevil) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Jan 2021 by SandraH
Cabasa pulchella (Robber fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Jan 2021 by HelenCross
Paralucia aurifera (Bright Copper) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Nov 2020 by JohnBundock
Paralucia aurifera (Bright Copper) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Jan 2019 by SWishart
Austrogomphus guerini (Yellow-striped Hunter) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Jan 2019 by SWishart
Orgyia anartoides (Painted Apple Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Jan 2018 by SWishart
Lampropholis guichenoti (Common Garden Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Jan 2018 by SWishart
Eusynthemis guttata (Southern Tigertail) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Jan 2018 by SWishart
Adversaeschna brevistyla (Blue-spotted Hawker) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jan 2018 by JohnBundock
Austroacacidiplosis botrycephalae (A Gall Midge) at Paddys River, ACT - 17 Sep 2016 by SkyFire747
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Nov 2015 by galah681
Polystichum proliferum (Mother Shield Fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Nov 2015 by galah681
Laccaria sp. (Laccaria) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Sep 2015 by galah681
Senecio sp. (A Fireweed) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Jan 2015 by galah681
Dianella tasmanica (Tasman Flax Lily) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Jan 2015 by galah681
Hypochaeris radicata (Cat's Ear, Flatweed) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Jan 2015 by galah681
Mentha diemenica (Wild Mint, Slender Mint) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Jan 2015 by galah681
Hibbertia obtusifolia (Grey Guinea-flower) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Nov 2014 by galah681
Dianella tasmanica (Tasman Flax Lily) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Nov 2014 by galah681
Veronica calycina (Hairy Speedwell) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Nov 2014 by galah681
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Nov 2014 by galah681
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Nov 2014 by galah681
Lagenophora stipitata (Common Lagenophora) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Nov 2014 by galah681
Cassinia longifolia (Shiny Cassinia, Cauliflower Bush) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Nov 2014 by galah681
Dianella tasmanica (Tasman Flax Lily) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Nov 2014 by galah681
Clematis aristata (Mountain Clematis) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Nov 2014 by galah681
Hardenbergia violacea (False Sarsaparilla) at Paddys River, ACT - 4 Oct 2014 by galah681
Dianella tasmanica (Tasman Flax Lily) at Paddys River, ACT - 4 Oct 2014 by galah681

Location information

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 2 May 2015 10:55 AM Recorded on
  • galah681 Recorded by

Species information

  • Wallabia bicolor Scientific name
  • Swamp Wallaby Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local native
  • Non-Invasive
  • Up to 1338.8m Recorded at altitude
  • 356 images trained Machine learning
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