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Chironomidae sp. (family)

3 Midge at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

Chironomidae sp. (family) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 12 Mar 2020
Chironomidae sp. (family) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 12 Mar 2020
Chironomidae sp. (family) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 12 Mar 2020
Chironomidae sp. (family) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 12 Mar 2020
Chironomidae sp. (family) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 12 Mar 2020
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Identification history

Chironomidae sp. (family) 18 Mar 2020 KimPullen
Chironomidae sp. (family) 14 Mar 2020 RodDeb

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the lower pond was full of them not as many on the pond further up

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Hypoxis hygrometrica (Golden Weather-grass) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 17 Dec 2020 by JohnBundock
Isotoma fluviatilis subsp. australis (Swamp Isotome) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 17 Dec 2020 by JohnBundock
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 14 Jun 2020 by Bernadette
Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 2 Jun 2020 by RodDeb
Asperula conferta (Common Woodruff) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 29 Mar 2020 by tpreston
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 12 Mar 2020 by RodDeb
Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 12 Mar 2020 by RodDeb
Austroagrion watsoni (Eastern Billabongfly) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 12 Mar 2020 by RodDeb
Ischnura aurora (Aurora Bluetail) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 12 Mar 2020 by RodDeb
Xanthagrion erythroneurum (Red & Blue Damsel) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 12 Mar 2020 by RodDeb
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 12 Mar 2020 by RodDeb
Ischnura aurora (Aurora Bluetail) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 12 Mar 2020 by RodDeb
Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 12 Mar 2020 by RodDeb
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 12 Mar 2020 by RodDeb
Rhipidura leucophrys (Willie Wagtail) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 10 Sep 2019 by RodDeb
Cacatua galerita x tenuirostris/sanguinea (hybrid) (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo x Long-billed/Little Corella (Hybrid)) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 28 Aug 2019 by RodDeb
Petroica phoenicea (Flame Robin) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 28 Aug 2019 by RodDeb
Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 7 Mar 2019 by RodDeb
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 7 Mar 2019 by RodDeb
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 7 Mar 2019 by RodDeb
Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 7 Mar 2019 by RodDeb
Petroica phoenicea (Flame Robin) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 28 Aug 2018 by RodDeb
Nesoptilotis leucotis (White-eared Honeyeater) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 28 Aug 2018 by RodDeb
Austroagrion watsoni (Eastern Billabongfly) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 4 Mar 2018 by SWishart
Xanthagrion erythroneurum (Red & Blue Damsel) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 4 Mar 2018 by SWishart
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2017 by RodDeb
Austroagrion watsoni (Eastern Billabongfly) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 20 Nov 2017 by JohnBundock
Xanthagrion erythroneurum (Red & Blue Damsel) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 20 Nov 2017 by JohnBundock
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 20 Nov 2017 by JohnBundock
Austrolestes sp. (genus) (Ringtail damselfy) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 20 Nov 2017 by JohnBundock
Hakea microcarpa (Small-fruit Hakea) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 1 Nov 2014 by galah681

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1,001 - 10,000 Abundance
  • 12 Mar 2020 02:32 PM Recorded on
  • RodDeb Recorded by

Additional information

  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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