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Platycercus elegans

Crimson Rosella at Acton, ACT

Platycercus elegans at Acton, ACT - 29 May 2020
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Platycercus elegans 3 Jun 2020 natureguy
Platycercus elegans 30 May 2020 natureguy
Platycercus elegans X eximius (Hybrid) 30 May 2020 JohnBundock

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natureguy wrote:
   1 Jun 2020
I'm pretty sure this one is just a juvenile Crimson as I can't see any real Eastern-like features typical of other hybrids.
   1 Jun 2020
The yellow made me think it may be a hybrid.
   3 Jun 2020
I think I would go with a normal crimson for this bird too.
   3 Jun 2020
Fair enough.

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Ceroplastes rubens (Pink Wax Scale or Red Wax Scale) at Acton, ACT - 23 May 2021 by TimL
Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at Acton, ACT - 23 May 2021 by TimL
Ceroplastes rubens (Pink Wax Scale or Red Wax Scale) at Acton, ACT - 21 May 2021 by TimL
Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Acton, ACT - 18 May 2021 by RodDeb
Hygrocybe sp. ‘red’ (A Waxcap) at Acton, ACT - 11 May 2021 by tpreston
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 11 May 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Acraea andromacha (Glasswing) at Acton, ACT - 9 May 2021 by TimL
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Acton, ACT - 22 Apr 2021 by RodDeb
Oryctolagus cuniculus (European Rabbit) at Acton, ACT - 22 Apr 2021 by RodDeb
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 19 Apr 2021 by Roger
Megachile (Eutricharaea) sp. (subgenus) (Leaf-cutter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 19 Apr 2021 by Roger
Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 19 Apr 2021 by TimL
Melangyna viridiceps (Hover fly) at Acton, ACT - 18 Apr 2021 by TimL
Lycoperdon perlatum at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by WHall
Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by WHall
Microtropesa sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by Roger
Megastigmus sp. (genus) (Parasitic wasp) at Acton, ACT - 9 Apr 2021 by TimL
Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Acton, ACT - 9 Apr 2021 by TimL
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 5 Apr 2021 by Roger
Lycoperdon perlatum at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by Heino1
Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 24 Mar 2021 by Roger
Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 23 Mar 2021 by TimL
Altica sp. (genus) (Flea beetle) at Acton, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by Roger
Rhipicera (Agathorhipis) femorata (Feather-horned beetle) at Acton, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by Roger
Megastigmus (genus) (Parasitic wasp) at Acton, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by TimL
Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Ocybadistes walkeri (Greenish Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Ethmia clytodoxa (An Ethmiid moth family: (Ethmiidae)) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by Roger
Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Mar 2021 by Roger
Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Mar 2021 by Roger
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Mar 2021 by PeterA
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2021 by Tammy
Dispar compacta (Barred skipper) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2021 by JohnBundock
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2021 by RodDeb
Zaclava sp. (genus) (Zaclava bee fly) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by Roger
Gasteruption sp. (genus) (Gasteruptiid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by Roger
Bisallardiana gymnopleura (Brown flower chafer) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by WHall
Bisallardiana gymnopleura (Brown flower chafer) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by WHall
Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 21 Feb 2021 by Roger
Temnosternus planiusculus (Longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 21 Feb 2021 by TimL
Lasioglossum (Australictus) peraustrale (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by PeterA
Lasioglossum (Australictus) tertium (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by PeterA
Nephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by HelenCross
Stomorhina sp. (genus) (Snout fly) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by TimL
Lasioglossum sp. (genus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 17 Feb 2021 by Roger
Stomorhina discolor (Snout fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2021 by Roger
Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Guerinius shuckardi (Smooth flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by Roger
Rhagigaster ephippiger (Smooth flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by Roger
Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by Roger
Scoliidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Hairy Flower Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by Roger
Homalictus sp. (genus) (Native bee) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by Roger
Trichophthalma sp. (genus) (Tangle-vein fly) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by Roger
Chetogaster violacea/viridis (complex) (Bristle Fly) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by Roger
Sericophorus sp. (genus) (Sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by Roger
Eumeninae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified Potter wasp) at Acton, ACT - 13 Feb 2021 by PeterA
Ropalidia plebeiana (Small brown paper wasp) at Acton, ACT - 12 Feb 2021 by TimL
Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Acton, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Appias paulina (Yellow albatross) at Acton, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Acton, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Intellagama lesueurii (Eastern Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Acton, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Ctenotus taeniolatus (Copper-tailed Skink) at Acton, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Guerinius shuckardi (Smooth flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by HelenCross
Scaptia (Scaptia) auriflua (A flower-feeding march fly) at Acton, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by HelenCross
Galanga labeculata (Double-spotted cicada) at Acton, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by HelenCross
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by HelenCross
Guerinius shuckardi (Smooth flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 8 Feb 2021 by PeterA
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 5 Feb 2021 by TimL
Arkys walckenaeri (Triangle spider) at Acton, ACT - 5 Feb 2021 by TimL
Ichneumonidae sp. (family) (Unidentified ichneumon wasp) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2021 by WHall
Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2021 by WHall
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2021 by HelenCross
Balaana sp. (genus) (Bee Fly) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2021 by WHall
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2021 by WHall
Odontomyia sp. (genus) (Soldier fly) at Acton, ACT - 2 Feb 2021 by Roger
Archichauliodes (Riekochauliodes) guttiferus (Dobsonfly or Fishfly) at Acton, ACT - 30 Jan 2021 by TimL
Archichauliodes (Riekochauliodes) guttiferus (Dobsonfly or Fishfly) at Acton, ACT - 30 Jan 2021 by TimL
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 29 Jan 2021 by Tim L
Oligochaeta sp. (class) (Unidentified earthworm) at Acton, ACT - 29 Jan 2021 by Tim L
Cruria donowani (Crow or Donovan's Day Moth) at Acton, ACT - 27 Jan 2021 by RodDeb
Eutrichopidia latinus (Yellow-banded Day-moth) at Acton, ACT - 26 Jan 2021 by Roger
Nematode sp. (phylum) (Unidentified roundworm) at Acton, ACT - 26 Jan 2021 by Roger
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 20 Jan 2021 by HelenCross
Mallada signata (A Green Lacewing) at Acton, ACT - 19 Jan 2021 by Roger
Oncopeltus (Oncopeltus) sordidus (Milk vine bug) at Acton, ACT - 19 Jan 2021 by Roger
Archichauliodes (Riekochauliodes) guttiferus (Dobsonfly or Fishfly) at Acton, ACT - 15 Jan 2021 by TimL
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2021 by HelenCross
Balaana sp. (genus) (Bee Fly) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2021 by HelenCross
Thyreus caeruleopunctatus (Chequered cuckoo bee) at Acton, ACT - 13 Jan 2021 by HelenCross
Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by HelenCross
Geron nigralis (Slender bee fly) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jan 2021 by Roger
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jan 2021 by Roger
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by HelenCross

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  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 29 May 2020 10:45 AM Recorded on
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