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Tachyglossus aculeatus

Short-beaked Echidna at Forde, ACT

Tachyglossus aculeatus at Forde, ACT - 27 Feb 2020
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Identification history

Tachyglossus aculeatus 29 Aug 2020 DonFletcher
Tachyglossus aculeatus 28 Aug 2020 annamacdonald

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Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Forde, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by KMcCue Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Forde, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by KMcCue Perala viridis (Spring buzzer) at Forde, ACT - 5 Oct 2021 by Ned_Johnston Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Forde, ACT - 5 Aug 2021 by Tapirlord Eucalyptus sp. (A gum tree) at Forde, ACT - 7 May 2021 by Dominique Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Forde, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by tpreston Netelia sp. (genus) (An Ichneumon wasp) at Forde, ACT - 8 Apr 2021 by Roger Isotoma fluviatilis subsp. australis (Swamp Isotome) at Forde, ACT - 29 Nov 2020 by Jenny54 Kunzea ericoides (Burgan) at Forde, ACT - 29 Nov 2020 by Jenny54 Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Forde, ACT - 25 Oct 2020 by trevsci Dolophones turrigera (Turret spider) at Forde, ACT - 22 Oct 2020 by Kurt Tiliqua rugosa (Shingleback Lizard) at Forde, ACT - 21 Oct 2020 by abread111 Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Forde, ACT - 1 Oct 2020 by JackyF Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Forde, ACT - 13 Jun 2020 by tom.tomward@gmail.com Tiliqua rugosa (Shingleback Lizard) at Forde, ACT - 7 Sep 2019 by AlisonMilton Bettongia gaimardi (Southern Bettong) at Forde, ACT - 20 Apr 2019 by Cricket Comptosia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Comptosia bee fly) at Forde, ACT - 3 Mar 2019 by Alison Milton Elatine gratioloides (Waterwort) at Forde, ACT - 24 Feb 2019 by RWPurdie Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Forde, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Villa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Villa bee fly) at Forde, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Forde, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Lizard) at Forde, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail Damselfly) at Forde, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Diplacodes haematodes (Scarlet Percher) at Forde, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Forde, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Acrida conica (Giant green slantface) at Forde, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Doratifera quadriguttata and casta (Four-spotted Cup Moth) at Forde, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton Amorbus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Tip bug) at Forde, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton Orcus australasiae (Orange-spotted Ladybird) at Forde, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton Rhinotia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinotia weevil) at Forde, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton Icerya acaciae (Acacia mealy bug) at Forde, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton Diphucrania leucosticta (White-flecked acacia jewel beetle) at Forde, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton Ditropidus sp. (genus) (Leaf beetle) at Forde, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton Gratiola pumilo (A brooklime) at Forde, ACT - 15 Feb 2019 by RWPurdie Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Forde, ACT - 27 Jan 2019 by JohnBundock Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Forde, ACT - 7 Dec 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra Strepera graculina (Pied Currawong) at Forde, ACT - 6 Dec 2018 by JohnBundock Falco longipennis (Australian Hobby) at Forde, ACT - 24 Nov 2018 by GlennMcMellon Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Lizard) at Forde, ACT - 1 Oct 2018 by natureguy Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Forde, ACT - 14 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall Amyema miquelii (Box Mistletoe) at Forde, ACT - 13 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Forde, ACT - 11 Sep 2018 by Mothy Pelecanus conspicillatus (Australian Pelican) at Forde, ACT - 14 Aug 2018 by SWishart Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Forde, ACT - 17 Jul 2018 by Mothy Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Forde, ACT - 5 Jul 2018 by CedricBear Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Forde, ACT - 8 Oct 2017 by JasonC Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Forde, ACT - 8 Mar 2017 by CedricBear Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Forde, ACT - 22 Oct 2016 by CedricBear Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Forde, ACT - 22 May 2016 by AaronClausen Tiliqua rugosa (Shingleback Lizard) at Forde, ACT - 20 Jan 2016 by ArcherCallaway
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Forde, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by KMcCue
Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Forde, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by KMcCue
Perala viridis (Spring buzzer) at Forde, ACT - 5 Oct 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Forde, ACT - 5 Aug 2021 by Tapirlord
Eucalyptus sp. (A gum tree) at Forde, ACT - 7 May 2021 by Dominique
Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Forde, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by tpreston
Netelia sp. (genus) (An Ichneumon wasp) at Forde, ACT - 8 Apr 2021 by Roger
Isotoma fluviatilis subsp. australis (Swamp Isotome) at Forde, ACT - 29 Nov 2020 by Jenny54
Kunzea ericoides (Burgan) at Forde, ACT - 29 Nov 2020 by Jenny54
Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Forde, ACT - 25 Oct 2020 by trevsci
Dolophones turrigera (Turret spider) at Forde, ACT - 22 Oct 2020 by Kurt
Tiliqua rugosa (Shingleback Lizard) at Forde, ACT - 21 Oct 2020 by abread111
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Forde, ACT - 1 Oct 2020 by JackyF
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Forde, ACT - 13 Jun 2020 by tom.tomward@gmail.com
Tiliqua rugosa (Shingleback Lizard) at Forde, ACT - 7 Sep 2019 by AlisonMilton
Bettongia gaimardi (Southern Bettong) at Forde, ACT - 20 Apr 2019 by Cricket
Comptosia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Comptosia bee fly) at Forde, ACT - 3 Mar 2019 by Alison Milton
Elatine gratioloides (Waterwort) at Forde, ACT - 24 Feb 2019 by RWPurdie
Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Forde, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Villa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Villa bee fly) at Forde, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Forde, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton
Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Lizard) at Forde, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail Damselfly) at Forde, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Diplacodes haematodes (Scarlet Percher) at Forde, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Forde, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Acrida conica (Giant green slantface) at Forde, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Doratifera quadriguttata and casta (Four-spotted Cup Moth) at Forde, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton
Amorbus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Tip bug) at Forde, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton
Orcus australasiae (Orange-spotted Ladybird) at Forde, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton
Rhinotia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinotia weevil) at Forde, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton
Icerya acaciae (Acacia mealy bug) at Forde, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton
Diphucrania leucosticta (White-flecked acacia jewel beetle) at Forde, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton
Ditropidus sp. (genus) (Leaf beetle) at Forde, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by AlisonMilton
Gratiola pumilo (A brooklime) at Forde, ACT - 15 Feb 2019 by RWPurdie
Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Forde, ACT - 27 Jan 2019 by JohnBundock
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Forde, ACT - 7 Dec 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra
Strepera graculina (Pied Currawong) at Forde, ACT - 6 Dec 2018 by JohnBundock
Falco longipennis (Australian Hobby) at Forde, ACT - 24 Nov 2018 by GlennMcMellon
Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Lizard) at Forde, ACT - 1 Oct 2018 by natureguy
Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Forde, ACT - 14 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall
Amyema miquelii (Box Mistletoe) at Forde, ACT - 13 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Forde, ACT - 11 Sep 2018 by Mothy
Pelecanus conspicillatus (Australian Pelican) at Forde, ACT - 14 Aug 2018 by SWishart
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Forde, ACT - 17 Jul 2018 by Mothy
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Forde, ACT - 5 Jul 2018 by CedricBear
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Forde, ACT - 8 Oct 2017 by JasonC
Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Forde, ACT - 8 Mar 2017 by CedricBear
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Forde, ACT - 22 Oct 2016 by CedricBear
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Forde, ACT - 22 May 2016 by AaronClausen
Tiliqua rugosa (Shingleback Lizard) at Forde, ACT - 20 Jan 2016 by ArcherCallaway

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 27 Feb 2020 06:11 PM Recorded on
  • annamacdonald Recorded by

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