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Malurus cyaneus

Superb Fairywren at Hawker, ACT

Malurus cyaneus at Hawker, ACT - 29 Aug 2020
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Malurus cyaneus 31 Aug 2020 Illilanga
Malurus cyaneus 30 Aug 2020 AlisonMilton

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Unusual grouping of two males in breeding colours and one female.

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(genus) (A limoniid crane fly) at Hawker, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton Dictyotus caenosus (Brown Shield Bug) at Hawker, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton Microseris walteri (Dharaban, Murnong, Yam Daisy) at Hawker, ACT - 17 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Hawker, ACT - 17 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton Cleobora mellyi (Southern Ladybird) at Hawker, ACT - 17 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton Geastrum sp. (Geastrum sp.) at Hawker, ACT - 17 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton Oudemansiella 'radicata group' (Rooting shank) at Hawker, ACT - 17 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Hawker, ACT - 17 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton Harpobittacus australis (Hangingfly) at Hawker, ACT - 17 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton Ocirrhoe unimaculata (Green Stink Bug) at Hawker, ACT - 17 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton Calomela vittata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 17 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton Daviesia mimosoides subsp. mimosoides at Hawker, ACT - 8 Oct 2021 by pinnaCLE Glycine clandestina (Twining glycine) at Hawker, ACT - 8 Oct 2021 by pinnaCLE Carex breviculmis (Short-Stem Sedge) at Hawker, ACT - 8 Oct 2021 by pinnaCLE Brachyloma daphnoides (Daphne Heath) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by tpreston Ajuga australis (Austral Bugloss) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by tpreston Acacia gunnii (Ploughshare Wattle) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by tpreston Urodacus manicatus (Black Rock Scorpion) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by tpreston Cladia sp. (genus) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by tpreston Austroacacidiplosis botrycephalae (A Gall Midge) at Hawker, ACT - 11 Sep 2021 by sangio7 Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Hawker, ACT - 6 Sep 2021 by AlisonMilton Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Hawker, ACT - 6 Sep 2021 by AlisonMilton Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Hawker, ACT - 9 Aug 2021 by AlisonMilton Acacia linearifolia (Narrow-leaved Wattle) at Hawker, ACT - 25 Jul 2021 by sangio7 Dermocybe austroveneta (Green Skinhead) at Hawker, ACT - 29 Jun 2021 by AlisonMilton zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Hawker, ACT - 29 Jun 2021 by AlisonMilton Ptilogyna sp. (genus) (A crane fly) at Hawker, ACT - 15 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton Tanychilus sp. (genus) (Comb-clawed beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by AlisonMilton Archimantis latistyla (Stick Mantis, Large Brown Mantis) at Hawker, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by AlisonMilton Mordella dumbrelli (Dumbrell's Pintail Beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by AlisonMilton Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at Hawker, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by Alison Milton Trifolium angustifolium (Narrowleaf Clover) at Hawker, ACT - 20 Nov 2020 by sangio7 Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Hawker, ACT - 7 Nov 2020 by Alison Milton Ctenotus robustus (Robust Striped-skink) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Oct 2020 by AlisonMilton Ajuga australis (Austral Bugloss) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Oct 2020 by AlisonMilton Orobanche minor (Broomrape) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Oct 2020 by AlisonMilton Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Hawker, ACT - 25 Oct 2020 by sangio7 Solanum linearifolium (Kangaroo Apple) at Hawker, ACT - 23 Oct 2020 by pinnaCLE Pultenaea procumbens (Bush Pea) at Hawker, ACT - 23 Oct 2020 by pinnaCLE Dillwynia sericea (Egg And Bacon Peas) at Hawker, ACT - 23 Oct 2020 by pinnaCLE Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Hawker, ACT - 23 Oct 2020 by pinnaCLE Hibbertia calycina (Lesser Guinea-flower) at Hawker, ACT - 23 Oct 2020 by pinnaCLE Thysanotus patersonii (Twining Fringe Lily) at Hawker, ACT - 2 Oct 2020 by AlisonMilton Drosera gunniana at Hawker, ACT - 2 Oct 2020 by AlisonMilton Microseris lanceolata (Yam Daisy) at Hawker, ACT - 29 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at Hawker, ACT - 29 Sep 2020 by Alison Milton Oxalis sp. (Wood Sorrel) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Sep 2020 by sangio7 Geranium solanderi var. solanderi (Native Geranium) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Sep 2020 by sangio7 Linaria pelisseriana (Pelisser's Toadflax) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Sep 2020 by sangio7 Thysanotus patersonii (Twining Fringe Lily) at Hawker, ACT - 24 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton Indigofera australis subsp. australis (Australian Indigo) at Hawker, ACT - 24 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton Ajuga australis (Austral Bugloss) at Hawker, ACT - 24 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Hawker, ACT - 24 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton Glycine clandestina (Twining glycine) at Hawker, ACT - 23 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton Linaria pelisseriana (Pelisser's Toadflax) at Hawker, ACT - 23 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton Drosera sp. (A Sundew) at Hawker, ACT - 23 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton Parmeliaceae (A lichen family) at Hawker, ACT - 3 Sep 2020 by annamacdonald Oxalis sp. (Wood Sorrel) at Hawker, ACT - 29 Aug 2020 by AlisonMilton Clania lewinii (Lewin's case moth) at Hawker, ACT - 13 Feb 2020 by AlisonMilton zz puffball at Hawker, ACT - 13 Feb 2020 by Alison Milton Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Hawker, ACT - 22 Sep 2019 by Alison Milton Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Hawker, ACT - 22 Sep 2019 by Alison Milton Pinus radiata (Monterey or Radiata Pine) at Hawker, ACT - 29 Aug 2019 by AlisonMilton Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Hawker, ACT - 20 Dec 2018 by AlisonMilton Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Oct 2018 by Alison Milton Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Hawker, ACT - 7 Oct 2018 by Alison Milton Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Hawker, ACT - 6 Oct 2018 by Alison Milton Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Hawker, ACT - 6 Oct 2018 by Alison Milton Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Hawker, ACT - 8 Sep 2018 by AlisonMilton Perenniporia ochroleuca at Hawker, ACT - 22 Mar 2018 by Alison Milton Trichonephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Hawker, ACT - 16 Apr 2017 by Alison Milton Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting) at Hawker, ACT - 7 Dec 2016 by annamacdonald
Rhipidura albiscapa (Grey Fantail) at Hawker, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton
Tricoryne elatior (Yellow Rush Lily) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Dec 2021 by sangio7
Phoracantha semipunctata (Common Eucalypt Longicorn) at Hawker, ACT - 6 Nov 2021 by AlisonMilton
Thallarcha partita (Dark-banded Footman) at Hawker, ACT - 29 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Porrostoma rhipidium (Long-nosed Lycid (Net-winged) beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 29 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Centaurium sp. (Centaury) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Nacoleia rhoeoalis (Spilomelinae) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Bathyllus albicinctus (Spittlebug, Froghopper) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Pyrrholaemus sagittatus (Speckled Warbler) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Cosmodes elegans (Green Blotched Moth) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Harpobittacus australis (Hangingfly) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Poecilohetaerus aquilus (A lauxaniid fly) at Hawker, ACT - 25 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Melyridae sp. (family) (Soft-winged flower beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 25 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Lepus capensis (Brown Hare) at Hawker, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at Hawker, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Aedes sp. (genus) (Mosquito) at Hawker, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Geranomyia sp. (genus) (A limoniid crane fly) at Hawker, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Dictyotus caenosus (Brown Shield Bug) at Hawker, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Microseris walteri (Dharaban, Murnong, Yam Daisy) at Hawker, ACT - 17 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Hawker, ACT - 17 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Cleobora mellyi (Southern Ladybird) at Hawker, ACT - 17 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Geastrum sp. (Geastrum sp.) at Hawker, ACT - 17 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Oudemansiella 'radicata group' (Rooting shank) at Hawker, ACT - 17 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Hawker, ACT - 17 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Harpobittacus australis (Hangingfly) at Hawker, ACT - 17 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Ocirrhoe unimaculata (Green Stink Bug) at Hawker, ACT - 17 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Calomela vittata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 17 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Daviesia mimosoides subsp. mimosoides at Hawker, ACT - 8 Oct 2021 by pinnaCLE
Glycine clandestina (Twining glycine) at Hawker, ACT - 8 Oct 2021 by pinnaCLE
Carex breviculmis (Short-Stem Sedge) at Hawker, ACT - 8 Oct 2021 by pinnaCLE
Brachyloma daphnoides (Daphne Heath) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Ajuga australis (Austral Bugloss) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Acacia gunnii (Ploughshare Wattle) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Urodacus manicatus (Black Rock Scorpion) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Cladia sp. (genus) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Austroacacidiplosis botrycephalae (A Gall Midge) at Hawker, ACT - 11 Sep 2021 by sangio7
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Hawker, ACT - 6 Sep 2021 by AlisonMilton
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Hawker, ACT - 6 Sep 2021 by AlisonMilton
Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Hawker, ACT - 9 Aug 2021 by AlisonMilton
Acacia linearifolia (Narrow-leaved Wattle) at Hawker, ACT - 25 Jul 2021 by sangio7
Dermocybe austroveneta (Green Skinhead) at Hawker, ACT - 29 Jun 2021 by AlisonMilton
zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Hawker, ACT - 29 Jun 2021 by AlisonMilton
Ptilogyna sp. (genus) (A crane fly) at Hawker, ACT - 15 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Tanychilus sp. (genus) (Comb-clawed beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by AlisonMilton
Archimantis latistyla (Stick Mantis, Large Brown Mantis) at Hawker, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by AlisonMilton
Mordella dumbrelli (Dumbrell's Pintail Beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by AlisonMilton
Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at Hawker, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by Alison Milton
Trifolium angustifolium (Narrowleaf Clover) at Hawker, ACT - 20 Nov 2020 by sangio7
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Hawker, ACT - 7 Nov 2020 by Alison Milton
Ctenotus robustus (Robust Striped-skink) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Oct 2020 by AlisonMilton
Ajuga australis (Austral Bugloss) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Oct 2020 by AlisonMilton
Orobanche minor (Broomrape) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Oct 2020 by AlisonMilton
Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Hawker, ACT - 25 Oct 2020 by sangio7
Solanum linearifolium (Kangaroo Apple) at Hawker, ACT - 23 Oct 2020 by pinnaCLE
Pultenaea procumbens (Bush Pea) at Hawker, ACT - 23 Oct 2020 by pinnaCLE
Dillwynia sericea (Egg And Bacon Peas) at Hawker, ACT - 23 Oct 2020 by pinnaCLE
Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Hawker, ACT - 23 Oct 2020 by pinnaCLE
Hibbertia calycina (Lesser Guinea-flower) at Hawker, ACT - 23 Oct 2020 by pinnaCLE
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining Fringe Lily) at Hawker, ACT - 2 Oct 2020 by AlisonMilton
Drosera gunniana at Hawker, ACT - 2 Oct 2020 by AlisonMilton
Microseris lanceolata (Yam Daisy) at Hawker, ACT - 29 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton
Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at Hawker, ACT - 29 Sep 2020 by Alison Milton
Oxalis sp. (Wood Sorrel) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Sep 2020 by sangio7
Geranium solanderi var. solanderi (Native Geranium) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Sep 2020 by sangio7
Linaria pelisseriana (Pelisser's Toadflax) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Sep 2020 by sangio7
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining Fringe Lily) at Hawker, ACT - 24 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton
Indigofera australis subsp. australis (Australian Indigo) at Hawker, ACT - 24 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton
Ajuga australis (Austral Bugloss) at Hawker, ACT - 24 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton
Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Hawker, ACT - 24 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton
Glycine clandestina (Twining glycine) at Hawker, ACT - 23 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton
Linaria pelisseriana (Pelisser's Toadflax) at Hawker, ACT - 23 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton
Drosera sp. (A Sundew) at Hawker, ACT - 23 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton
Parmeliaceae (A lichen family) at Hawker, ACT - 3 Sep 2020 by annamacdonald
Oxalis sp. (Wood Sorrel) at Hawker, ACT - 29 Aug 2020 by AlisonMilton
Clania lewinii (Lewin's case moth) at Hawker, ACT - 13 Feb 2020 by AlisonMilton
zz puffball at Hawker, ACT - 13 Feb 2020 by Alison Milton
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Hawker, ACT - 22 Sep 2019 by Alison Milton
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Hawker, ACT - 22 Sep 2019 by Alison Milton
Pinus radiata (Monterey or Radiata Pine) at Hawker, ACT - 29 Aug 2019 by AlisonMilton
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Hawker, ACT - 20 Dec 2018 by AlisonMilton
Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Oct 2018 by Alison Milton
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Hawker, ACT - 7 Oct 2018 by Alison Milton
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Hawker, ACT - 6 Oct 2018 by Alison Milton
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Hawker, ACT - 6 Oct 2018 by Alison Milton
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Hawker, ACT - 8 Sep 2018 by AlisonMilton
Perenniporia ochroleuca at Hawker, ACT - 22 Mar 2018 by Alison Milton
Trichonephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Hawker, ACT - 16 Apr 2017 by Alison Milton
Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting) at Hawker, ACT - 7 Dec 2016 by annamacdonald

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 3 Abundance
  • 29 Aug 2020 11:37 AM Recorded on
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