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Ptilonorhynchus violaceus

Satin Bowerbird at Acton, ACT

Ptilonorhynchus violaceus at Acton, ACT - 13 Aug 2020
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus at Acton, ACT - 13 Aug 2020
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Ptilonorhynchus violaceus 15 Aug 2020 michaelb
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus 14 Aug 2020 jbromilow50

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Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jun 2021 by TimL Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 28 May 2021 by RodDeb Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at Acton, ACT - 7 May 2021 by HelenCross Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Acton, ACT - 22 Apr 2021 by RodDeb Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Acton, ACT - 8 Apr 2021 by AlisonMilton Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by patrickcox Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by Christine Callibracon capitator (White Flank Black Braconid Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by Roger Prosayleus hopei (Weevil) at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by DPRees125 Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by Christine Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by Christine Perginae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified pergine sawfly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton Camponotus aeneopilosus (A Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton Myrmecia sp. (genus) (Bull ant or Jack Jumper) at Acton, ACT - 11 Mar 2021 by TimL Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at Acton, ACT - 17 Feb 2021 by jbromilow50 Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2021 by jbromilow50 Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2021 by jbromilow50 Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine Eutrichopidia latinus (Yellow-banded Day-moth) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine Dispar compacta (Barred skipper) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine Theclinesthes miskini (Wattle Blue) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine Cruria donowani (Crow or Donovan's Day Moth) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at Acton, ACT - 27 Jan 2021 by RodDeb Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by HelenCross Geron sp. (genus) (Slender Bee Fly) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by HelenCross Paropsini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified paropsine leaf beetle) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by TimL Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by TimL Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 29 Dec 2020 by RodDeb Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Acton, ACT - 29 Dec 2020 by RodDeb Epicoma (genus) (Unidentified Prominent moth) at Acton, ACT - 29 Dec 2020 by RodDeb Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at Acton, ACT - 26 Dec 2020 by Tapirlord Yoyetta robertsonae (Clicking Ambertail) at Acton, ACT - 30 Nov 2020 by RodDeb Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Acton, ACT - 24 Nov 2020 by WHall Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group (Jack jumper) at Acton, ACT - 9 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 9 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 9 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Acton, ACT - 9 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 28 Sep 2020 by RodDeb Arasia mollicoma (Flat-white Jumping Spider) at Acton, ACT - 21 Sep 2020 by Roger Trichocolletes sp. (genus) (Spring Bee) at Acton, ACT - 19 Sep 2020 by PeterA Calyptorhynchus funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Acton, ACT - 1 Sep 2020 by Tim L Calyptorhynchus funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Acton, ACT - 1 Sep 2020 by Tim L Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 13 Aug 2020 by jbromilow50 Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 13 Aug 2020 by jbromilow50 Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Acton, ACT - 13 Aug 2020 by jbromilow50 Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 13 Aug 2020 by jbromilow50 Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 13 Aug 2020 by jbromilow50 Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 12 Aug 2020 by dimageau Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Acton, ACT - 11 Aug 2020 by jbromilow50 Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 11 Aug 2020 by RodDeb Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Acton, ACT - 11 Aug 2020 by RodDeb Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 6 Aug 2020 by AlisonMilton Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 4 Aug 2020 by HelenCross Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 31 Jul 2020 by Alison Milton Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Acton, ACT - 30 Jul 2020 by AlisonMilton Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jun 2020 by Tim L Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 8 Jun 2020 by Bernadette Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Acton, ACT - 24 May 2020 by Tim L Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Acton, ACT - 20 Mar 2020 by RodDeb Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 20 Mar 2020 by RodDeb Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 11 Feb 2020 by RodDeb Myrmecia sp. (genus) (Bull ant or Jack Jumper) at Acton, ACT - 11 Feb 2020 by RodDeb Lipotriches (Austronomia) phanerura (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 11 Feb 2020 by RodDeb Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2020 by HelenCross Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2020 by HelenCross Dasypogoninae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified dasypogonine robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 23 Dec 2019 by DPRees125 Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 22 Dec 2019 by RodDeb Tephritidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Fruit or Seed fly) at Acton, ACT - 22 Dec 2019 by RodDeb Torymidae (family) (Torymid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 22 Dec 2019 by RodDeb Cryptocheilus sp. (genus) (Spider wasp) at Acton, ACT - 22 Dec 2019 by RodDeb Australiphthiria hilaris (Slender Bee Fly) at Acton, ACT - 11 Dec 2019 by DPRees125 Trichophthalma costalis (Tangle-vein fly) at Acton, ACT - 11 Dec 2019 by DPRees125 Rhytiphora paulla (Longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 11 Dec 2019 by DPRees125 Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Acton, ACT - 9 Dec 2019 by MReevesii00milktea Eleale pulchra (Clerid beetle) at Acton, ACT - 4 Dec 2019 by AlisonMilton Sphex sp. (genus) (Unidentified Sphex digger wasp) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2019 by Harrisi Diphucrania duodecimmaculata (12-spot jewel beetle) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2019 by Harrisi Lipotriches (Austronomia) phanerura (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 18 Nov 2019 by AlisonMilton Geron sp. (genus) (Slender Bee Fly) at Acton, ACT - 18 Nov 2019 by AlisonMilton Villa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Villa bee fly) at Acton, ACT - 18 Nov 2019 by AlisonMilton Geron sp. (genus) (Slender Bee Fly) at Acton, ACT - 18 Nov 2019 by AlisonMilton Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Acton, ACT - 18 Nov 2019 by AlisonMilton Bromotheres australis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 18 Oct 2019 by JudithRoach Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 20 Sep 2019 by Christine Pulvinaria sp. (genus) (Unidentified Pulvinaria scale insect) at Acton, ACT - 8 Aug 2019 by TimL Monomorium sp. (genus) (A Monomorium ant) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2019 by Christine Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 18 May 2019 by Alison Milton Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 23 Apr 2019 by RodDeb Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrike-thrush) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2019 by Alison Milton Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Acton, ACT - 12 Apr 2019 by RodDeb Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 12 Apr 2019 by RodDeb Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 12 Apr 2019 by RodDeb Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2019 by TimL
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jun 2021 by TimL
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 28 May 2021 by RodDeb
Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at Acton, ACT - 7 May 2021 by HelenCross
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Acton, ACT - 22 Apr 2021 by RodDeb
Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Acton, ACT - 8 Apr 2021 by AlisonMilton
Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by patrickcox
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by Christine
Callibracon capitator (White Flank Black Braconid Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by Roger
Prosayleus hopei (Weevil) at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by DPRees125
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by Christine
Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by Christine
Perginae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified pergine sawfly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Camponotus aeneopilosus (A Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Myrmecia sp. (genus) (Bull ant or Jack Jumper) at Acton, ACT - 11 Mar 2021 by TimL
Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at Acton, ACT - 17 Feb 2021 by jbromilow50
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2021 by jbromilow50
Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2021 by jbromilow50
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine
Eutrichopidia latinus (Yellow-banded Day-moth) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine
Dispar compacta (Barred skipper) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine
Theclinesthes miskini (Wattle Blue) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine
Cruria donowani (Crow or Donovan's Day Moth) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine
Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at Acton, ACT - 27 Jan 2021 by RodDeb
Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by HelenCross
Geron sp. (genus) (Slender Bee Fly) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by HelenCross
Paropsini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified paropsine leaf beetle) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by TimL
Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by TimL
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 29 Dec 2020 by RodDeb
Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Acton, ACT - 29 Dec 2020 by RodDeb
Epicoma (genus) (Unidentified Prominent moth) at Acton, ACT - 29 Dec 2020 by RodDeb
Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at Acton, ACT - 26 Dec 2020 by Tapirlord
Yoyetta robertsonae (Clicking Ambertail) at Acton, ACT - 30 Nov 2020 by RodDeb
Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Acton, ACT - 24 Nov 2020 by WHall
Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group (Jack jumper) at Acton, ACT - 9 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton
Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 9 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton
Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 9 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Acton, ACT - 9 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 28 Sep 2020 by RodDeb
Arasia mollicoma (Flat-white Jumping Spider) at Acton, ACT - 21 Sep 2020 by Roger
Trichocolletes sp. (genus) (Spring Bee) at Acton, ACT - 19 Sep 2020 by PeterA
Calyptorhynchus funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Acton, ACT - 1 Sep 2020 by Tim L
Calyptorhynchus funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Acton, ACT - 1 Sep 2020 by Tim L
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 13 Aug 2020 by jbromilow50
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 13 Aug 2020 by jbromilow50
Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Acton, ACT - 13 Aug 2020 by jbromilow50
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 13 Aug 2020 by jbromilow50
Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 13 Aug 2020 by jbromilow50
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 12 Aug 2020 by dimageau
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Acton, ACT - 11 Aug 2020 by jbromilow50
Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 11 Aug 2020 by RodDeb
Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Acton, ACT - 11 Aug 2020 by RodDeb
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 6 Aug 2020 by AlisonMilton
Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 4 Aug 2020 by HelenCross
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 31 Jul 2020 by Alison Milton
Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Acton, ACT - 30 Jul 2020 by AlisonMilton
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jun 2020 by Tim L
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 8 Jun 2020 by Bernadette
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Acton, ACT - 24 May 2020 by Tim L
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Acton, ACT - 20 Mar 2020 by RodDeb
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 20 Mar 2020 by RodDeb
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 11 Feb 2020 by RodDeb
Myrmecia sp. (genus) (Bull ant or Jack Jumper) at Acton, ACT - 11 Feb 2020 by RodDeb
Lipotriches (Austronomia) phanerura (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 11 Feb 2020 by RodDeb
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2020 by HelenCross
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2020 by HelenCross
Dasypogoninae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified dasypogonine robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 23 Dec 2019 by DPRees125
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 22 Dec 2019 by RodDeb
Tephritidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Fruit or Seed fly) at Acton, ACT - 22 Dec 2019 by RodDeb
Torymidae (family) (Torymid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 22 Dec 2019 by RodDeb
Cryptocheilus sp. (genus) (Spider wasp) at Acton, ACT - 22 Dec 2019 by RodDeb
Australiphthiria hilaris (Slender Bee Fly) at Acton, ACT - 11 Dec 2019 by DPRees125
Trichophthalma costalis (Tangle-vein fly) at Acton, ACT - 11 Dec 2019 by DPRees125
Rhytiphora paulla (Longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 11 Dec 2019 by DPRees125
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Acton, ACT - 9 Dec 2019 by MReevesii00milktea
Eleale pulchra (Clerid beetle) at Acton, ACT - 4 Dec 2019 by AlisonMilton
Sphex sp. (genus) (Unidentified Sphex digger wasp) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2019 by Harrisi
Diphucrania duodecimmaculata (12-spot jewel beetle) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2019 by Harrisi
Lipotriches (Austronomia) phanerura (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 18 Nov 2019 by AlisonMilton
Geron sp. (genus) (Slender Bee Fly) at Acton, ACT - 18 Nov 2019 by AlisonMilton
Villa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Villa bee fly) at Acton, ACT - 18 Nov 2019 by AlisonMilton
Geron sp. (genus) (Slender Bee Fly) at Acton, ACT - 18 Nov 2019 by AlisonMilton
Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Acton, ACT - 18 Nov 2019 by AlisonMilton
Bromotheres australis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 18 Oct 2019 by JudithRoach
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 20 Sep 2019 by Christine
Pulvinaria sp. (genus) (Unidentified Pulvinaria scale insect) at Acton, ACT - 8 Aug 2019 by TimL
Monomorium sp. (genus) (A Monomorium ant) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2019 by Christine
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 18 May 2019 by Alison Milton
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 23 Apr 2019 by RodDeb
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrike-thrush) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2019 by Alison Milton
Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Acton, ACT - 12 Apr 2019 by RodDeb
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 12 Apr 2019 by RodDeb
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 12 Apr 2019 by RodDeb
Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2019 by TimL

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 1 Abundance
  • 13 Aug 2020 01:57 PM Recorded on
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