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Orthetrum caledonicum

Blue Skimmer at Canberra Central, ACT

Orthetrum caledonicum at Canberra Central, ACT - 21 Jan 2017
Orthetrum caledonicum at Canberra Central, ACT - 21 Jan 2017
Orthetrum caledonicum at Canberra Central, ACT - 21 Jan 2017
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Identification history

Orthetrum caledonicum 23 Jan 2017 HarveyPerkins
Orthetrum caledonicum 22 Jan 2017 AlisonMilton

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Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at Canberra Central, ACT - 26 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at Canberra Central, ACT - 26 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Canberra Central, ACT - 26 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Canberra Central, ACT - 26 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Canberra Central, ACT - 9 Jul 2018 by RodDeb Armillaria sp. (A honey fungus) at Canberra Central, ACT - 12 Jun 2018 by Alison Milton Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Canberra Central, ACT - 27 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at Canberra Central, ACT - 12 Apr 2018 by RodDeb Calyptorhynchus funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Canberra Central, ACT - 12 Apr 2018 by RodDeb Phonognatha graeffei (Leaf Curling Spider) at Canberra Central, ACT - 15 Mar 2018 by RodDeb Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Canberra Central, ACT - 15 Mar 2018 by RodDeb Pholcus phalangioides (Daddy-long-legs spider) at Canberra Central, ACT - 15 Mar 2018 by RodDeb Hemicordulia australiae (Australian Emerald) at Canberra Central, ACT - 14 Mar 2018 by roymcd Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Canberra Central, ACT - 27 Feb 2018 by roymcd Thyreus caeruleopunctatus (Chequered cuckoo bee) at Canberra Central, ACT - 20 Feb 2018 by roymcd Thyreus caeruleopunctatus (Chequered cuckoo bee) at Canberra Central, ACT - 20 Feb 2018 by Tim L Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Canberra Central, ACT - 17 Feb 2018 by MatthewFrawley Adversaeschna brevistyla (Blue-spotted Hawker) at Canberra Central, ACT - 16 Feb 2018 by Alison Milton Leioproctus (Leioproctus) irroratus (Yellow-shouldered Bee) at Canberra Central, ACT - 11 Feb 2018 by PeterA Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Canberra Central, ACT - 11 Feb 2018 by PeterA Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Canberra Central, ACT - 7 Jan 2018 by Alison Milton Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at Canberra Central, ACT - 7 Jan 2018 by Alison Milton Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at Canberra Central, ACT - 14 Dec 2017 by roymcd Xylocopa aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Canberra Central, ACT - 29 Nov 2017 by RogerF Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Canberra Central, ACT - 30 Oct 2017 by AlexSof Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Canberra Central, ACT - 28 Oct 2017 by roymcd Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Canberra Central, ACT - 28 Oct 2017 by roymcd Lasioglossum (Australictus) peraustrale (Halictid bee) at Canberra Central, ACT - 17 Oct 2017 by PeterA Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Canberra Central, ACT - 19 Aug 2017 by Alison Milton Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Canberra Central, ACT - 4 Feb 2017 by Alison Milton Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Canberra Central, ACT - 26 Nov 2016 by Alison Milton Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Canberra Central, ACT - 25 Sep 2015 by AlisonMilton Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Canberra Central, ACT - 31 Mar 2015 by SheridanR Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Canberra Central, ACT - 30 Aug 2014 by Alison Milton Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Canberra Central, ACT - 3 Feb 2012 by Christine Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Canberra Central, ACT - 17 Jan 2012 by KMcCue Adversaeschna brevistyla (Blue-spotted Hawker) at Canberra Central, ACT - 13 Dec 2011 by Christine Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Canberra Central, ACT - 2 Nov 2011 by Christine Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at Canberra Central, ACT - 6 Nov 2009 by KMcCue
Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at Canberra Central, ACT - 26 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton
Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at Canberra Central, ACT - 26 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton
Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Canberra Central, ACT - 26 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Canberra Central, ACT - 26 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton
Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Canberra Central, ACT - 9 Jul 2018 by RodDeb
Armillaria sp. (A honey fungus) at Canberra Central, ACT - 12 Jun 2018 by Alison Milton
Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Canberra Central, ACT - 27 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton
Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at Canberra Central, ACT - 12 Apr 2018 by RodDeb
Calyptorhynchus funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Canberra Central, ACT - 12 Apr 2018 by RodDeb
Phonognatha graeffei (Leaf Curling Spider) at Canberra Central, ACT - 15 Mar 2018 by RodDeb
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Canberra Central, ACT - 15 Mar 2018 by RodDeb
Pholcus phalangioides (Daddy-long-legs spider) at Canberra Central, ACT - 15 Mar 2018 by RodDeb
Hemicordulia australiae (Australian Emerald) at Canberra Central, ACT - 14 Mar 2018 by roymcd
Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Canberra Central, ACT - 27 Feb 2018 by roymcd
Thyreus caeruleopunctatus (Chequered cuckoo bee) at Canberra Central, ACT - 20 Feb 2018 by roymcd
Thyreus caeruleopunctatus (Chequered cuckoo bee) at Canberra Central, ACT - 20 Feb 2018 by Tim L
Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Canberra Central, ACT - 17 Feb 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Adversaeschna brevistyla (Blue-spotted Hawker) at Canberra Central, ACT - 16 Feb 2018 by Alison Milton
Leioproctus (Leioproctus) irroratus (Yellow-shouldered Bee) at Canberra Central, ACT - 11 Feb 2018 by PeterA
Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Canberra Central, ACT - 11 Feb 2018 by PeterA
Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Canberra Central, ACT - 7 Jan 2018 by Alison Milton
Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at Canberra Central, ACT - 7 Jan 2018 by Alison Milton
Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at Canberra Central, ACT - 14 Dec 2017 by roymcd
Xylocopa aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Canberra Central, ACT - 29 Nov 2017 by RogerF
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Canberra Central, ACT - 30 Oct 2017 by AlexSof
Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Canberra Central, ACT - 28 Oct 2017 by roymcd
Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Canberra Central, ACT - 28 Oct 2017 by roymcd
Lasioglossum (Australictus) peraustrale (Halictid bee) at Canberra Central, ACT - 17 Oct 2017 by PeterA
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Canberra Central, ACT - 19 Aug 2017 by Alison Milton
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Canberra Central, ACT - 4 Feb 2017 by Alison Milton
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Canberra Central, ACT - 26 Nov 2016 by Alison Milton
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Canberra Central, ACT - 25 Sep 2015 by AlisonMilton
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Canberra Central, ACT - 31 Mar 2015 by SheridanR
Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Canberra Central, ACT - 30 Aug 2014 by Alison Milton
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Canberra Central, ACT - 3 Feb 2012 by Christine
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Canberra Central, ACT - 17 Jan 2012 by KMcCue
Adversaeschna brevistyla (Blue-spotted Hawker) at Canberra Central, ACT - 13 Dec 2011 by Christine
Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Canberra Central, ACT - 2 Nov 2011 by Christine
Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at Canberra Central, ACT - 6 Nov 2009 by KMcCue

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 21 Jan 2017 10:33 AM Recorded on
  • AlisonMilton Recorded by
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