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Polistes (Polistes) chinensis

Asian paper wasp at Jerrabomberra Wetlands

Polistes (Polistes) chinensis at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 16 Apr 2019
Polistes (Polistes) chinensis at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 16 Apr 2019
Polistes (Polistes) chinensis at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 16 Apr 2019
Polistes (Polistes) chinensis at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 16 Apr 2019
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Polistes (Polistes) chinensis 17 Apr 2019 michaelb
Polistes (Polistes) chinensis 16 Apr 2019 AlisonMilton

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Carduelis carduelis (European Goldfinch) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 11 Sep 2020 by jbromilow50 Cisticola exilis (Golden-headed Cisticola) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 11 Sep 2020 by jbromilow50 Cisticola exilis (Golden-headed Cisticola) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 24 Jul 2020 by jbromilow50 Ornithorhynchus anatinus (Platypus) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 25 Jun 2020 by Roger Cisticola exilis (Golden-headed Cisticola) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 11 May 2020 by RodDeb Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 28 Mar 2020 by JaneR Elanus axillaris (Black-shouldered Kite) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 29 Feb 2020 by roymcd Ornithorhynchus anatinus (Platypus) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 12 Nov 2019 by roymcd Chalcopteroides spectabilis (Rainbow darkling beetle) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 20 Sep 2019 by RodDeb Elseyornis melanops (Black-fronted Dotterel) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 5 Sep 2019 by rawshorty Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night-Heron) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 24 Aug 2019 by rawshorty Poliocephalus poliocephalus (Hoary-headed Grebe) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 7 Jul 2019 by RodDeb Cisticola exilis (Golden-headed Cisticola) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 28 Jun 2019 by jbromilow50 Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 28 Jun 2019 by jbromilow50 Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 21 Jun 2019 by jbromilow50 Elanus axillaris (Black-shouldered Kite) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 21 Jun 2019 by jbromilow50 Anhinga novaehollandiae (Australasian Darter) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 18 Apr 2019 by RodDeb Phalacrocorax sulcirostris (Little Black Cormorant) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 16 Apr 2019 by Alison Milton Anhinga novaehollandiae (Australasian Darter) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 16 Apr 2019 by Alison Milton Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 16 Apr 2019 by Alison Milton Hydromys chrysogaster (Rakali or Water Rat) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 13 Apr 2019 by rawshorty Pseudagrion aureofrons (Gold-fronted Riverdamsel) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 15 Mar 2019 by roymcd Anhinga novaehollandiae (Australasian Darter) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 20 Oct 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra Polistes (Polistes) chinensis (Asian paper wasp) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 28 May 2018 by Alison Milton Ichneumonidae sp. (family) (Unidentified ichneumon wasp) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 28 May 2018 by Alison Milton Corvus coronoides (Australian Raven) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 6 Dec 2017 by Alison Milton Anax papuensis (Australian Emperor) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 23 Sep 2017 by HarveyPerkins Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 23 Sep 2017 by HarveyPerkins Polistes (Polistes) chinensis (Asian paper wasp) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 21 Jan 2017 by PeterA Anhinga novaehollandiae (Australasian Darter) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 31 Dec 2015 by RyuCallaway
Carduelis carduelis (European Goldfinch) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 11 Sep 2020 by jbromilow50
Cisticola exilis (Golden-headed Cisticola) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 11 Sep 2020 by jbromilow50
Cisticola exilis (Golden-headed Cisticola) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 24 Jul 2020 by jbromilow50
Ornithorhynchus anatinus (Platypus) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 25 Jun 2020 by Roger
Cisticola exilis (Golden-headed Cisticola) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 11 May 2020 by RodDeb
Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 28 Mar 2020 by JaneR
Elanus axillaris (Black-shouldered Kite) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 29 Feb 2020 by roymcd
Ornithorhynchus anatinus (Platypus) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 12 Nov 2019 by roymcd
Chalcopteroides spectabilis (Rainbow darkling beetle) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 20 Sep 2019 by RodDeb
Elseyornis melanops (Black-fronted Dotterel) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 5 Sep 2019 by rawshorty
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night-Heron) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 24 Aug 2019 by rawshorty
Poliocephalus poliocephalus (Hoary-headed Grebe) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 7 Jul 2019 by RodDeb
Cisticola exilis (Golden-headed Cisticola) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 28 Jun 2019 by jbromilow50
Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 28 Jun 2019 by jbromilow50
Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 21 Jun 2019 by jbromilow50
Elanus axillaris (Black-shouldered Kite) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 21 Jun 2019 by jbromilow50
Anhinga novaehollandiae (Australasian Darter) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 18 Apr 2019 by RodDeb
Phalacrocorax sulcirostris (Little Black Cormorant) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 16 Apr 2019 by Alison Milton
Anhinga novaehollandiae (Australasian Darter) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 16 Apr 2019 by Alison Milton
Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 16 Apr 2019 by Alison Milton
Hydromys chrysogaster (Rakali or Water Rat) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 13 Apr 2019 by rawshorty
Pseudagrion aureofrons (Gold-fronted Riverdamsel) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 15 Mar 2019 by roymcd
Anhinga novaehollandiae (Australasian Darter) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 20 Oct 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra
Polistes (Polistes) chinensis (Asian paper wasp) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 28 May 2018 by Alison Milton
Ichneumonidae sp. (family) (Unidentified ichneumon wasp) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 28 May 2018 by Alison Milton
Corvus coronoides (Australian Raven) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 6 Dec 2017 by Alison Milton
Anax papuensis (Australian Emperor) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 23 Sep 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 23 Sep 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Polistes (Polistes) chinensis (Asian paper wasp) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 21 Jan 2017 by PeterA
Anhinga novaehollandiae (Australasian Darter) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 31 Dec 2015 by RyuCallaway

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Minor Weed or Pest

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 16 Apr 2019 10:46 AM Recorded on
  • AlisonMilton Recorded by

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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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