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Eastern Grey Kangaroo at Jerrabomberra Wetlands

Macropus giganteus at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 17 Mar 2018
Macropus giganteus at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 17 Mar 2018
Macropus giganteus at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 17 Mar 2018
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Macropus giganteus 18 Mar 2018 michaelb
Macropus giganteus 17 Mar 2018 RodDeb

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The Kangaroo hopped in between the cows but didn't hop over any fences, he actually twisted and climbed between the barbed wire through the fence until he got right out of the paddock. Really thought he would hop over them.

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Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 24 Apr 2018 by natureguy
Polistes (Polistes) chinensis (Asian paper wasp) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 24 Apr 2018 by natureguy
Nemophora sp. (genus) (A Fairy Moth) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 7 Apr 2018 by Harrisi
Polistes (Polistes) chinensis (Asian paper wasp) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 31 Mar 2018 by Christine
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Endoxyla encalypti (Wattle Goat Moth) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 29 Dec 2017 by RodDeb
Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 23 Dec 2017 by RodDeb
Chloris chloris (Common Greenfinch) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 23 Dec 2017 by RodDeb
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 23 Dec 2017 by RodDeb
Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 22 Dec 2017 by RodDeb
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 20 Dec 2017 by Christine
Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 20 Dec 2017 by Christine
Echium vulgare (Vipers Bugloss) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 6 Dec 2017 by Christine
Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-neck Turtle) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 11 Nov 2017 by DerekC
Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 1 Nov 2017 by RodDeb
Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 23 Sep 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Rhipidura leucophrys (Willie Wagtail) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 21 Jul 2017 by Alison Milton
Threskiornis spinicollis (Straw-necked Ibis) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 11 Jul 2017 by RodDeb
Taeniopygia guttata (Zebra Finch) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 6 Jul 2017 by rawshorty
Zanda funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 22 Apr 2017 by roymcd
Bubulcus ibis (Cattle Egret) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 30 Oct 2016 by roymcd
Bubulcus ibis (Cattle Egret) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 28 Oct 2016 by roymcd
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 15 Oct 2016 by RyuCallaway
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 31 Jul 2015 by galah681

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  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 17 Mar 2018 12:55 PM Recorded on
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