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Petrogale penicillata

Brush-tailed Rock Wallaby at Paddys River, ACT

Petrogale penicillata at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Nov 2020
Petrogale penicillata at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Nov 2020
Petrogale penicillata at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Nov 2020
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Petrogale penicillata 16 Nov 2020 DonFletcher
Petrogale penicillata 15 Nov 2020 Ct1000

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The map doesn't quite match my idea of the trails so gps location could be wrong. This guy was sitting on a rock right at the end of the wallaby walk where it rejoins the main walk.

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   16 Nov 2020
Hi Ct1000 I can confirm the species, but the location is up to you. Tidbinbilla is an Open-range Zoo. Exactly where the (re)introduced species appear depends on a combination of the escapes that take place, as well as where the zookeepers intend the animals to be, so there is no way for a moderator to prescribe the location.

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(several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Mar 2019 by DPRees125 Megachile aurifrons (Golden-browed Resin Bee) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Mar 2019 by DPRees125 Megachile aurifrons (Golden-browed Resin Bee) at Paddys River, ACT - 16 Feb 2019 by DPRees125 Chrysolopus spectabilis (Botany Bay Weevil) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Jan 2019 by JohnBundock Altica sp. (genus) (Flea beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Jan 2019 by JudithRoach Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Dec 2018 by RodDeb Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Dec 2018 by RodDeb Ecnolagria grandis (Honeybrown beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Dec 2018 by JudithRoach Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-necked Turtle) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Nov 2018 by AaronClausen Phalaenoides tristifica (Willow-herb Day-moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Oct 2018 by JohnBundock Isoodon obesulus (Southern Brown Bandicoot) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Sep 2018 by leithallb Exocarpos strictus (Dwarf Cherry) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Jul 2018 by RodDeb Scolopendromorpha (order) (A centipede) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Jun 2018 by JohnBundock Solanum nigrum (Black Nightshade) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Mar 2018 by RodDeb Notonectidae (family) (Backswimmer) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Mar 2018 by RodDeb Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Mar 2018 by RodDeb Rhipidura rufifrons (Rufous Fantail) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Mar 2018 by NathanaelC Acrida conica (Giant green slantface) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Mar 2018 by SWishart Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-necked Turtle) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Feb 2018 by Ilenticularis Ischnura aurora (Aurora Bluetail) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Jan 2018 by SWishart Cassinia longifolia (Shiny Cassinia, Cauliflower Bush) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Dec 2017 by RodDeb Diplacodes sp. (genus) (Percher) at Paddys River, ACT - 18 Dec 2017 by JohnBundock Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2017 by RodDeb Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2017 by RodDeb Nesoptilotis leucotis (White-eared Honeyeater) at Paddys River, ACT - 18 Oct 2017 by RodDeb Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 May 2017 by RodDeb Lycopus australis (Native gipsywort, Australian Gipsywort) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Mar 2017 by JohnBundock Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Feb 2017 by Qwerty Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Feb 2017 by Qwerty Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Jan 2017 by AaronClausen Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Jan 2017 by AaronClausen Haliastur sphenurus (Whistling Kite) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Mar 2016 by JohnBundock Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Mar 2016 by JohnBundock Utricularia dichotoma (Fairy Aprons, Purple Bladderwort) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Nov 2015 by galah681 Hypericum perforatum (St John's Wort) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Jan 2015 by galah681 Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Dec 2014 by galah681 Hypericum japonicum (Creeping St John's Wort) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Dec 2014 by galah681 Viola hederacea (Ivy-leaved Violet) at Paddys River, ACT - 31 Oct 2014 by galah681 Dindymus versicolor (Harlequin Bug) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Dec 2013 by galah681 Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Dec 2012 by galah681 Hirundo neoxena (Welcome Swallow) at Paddys River, ACT - 4 Nov 2011 by galah681 Scolopendromorpha (order) (A centipede) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Nov 2010 by galah681 Lepturidea viridis (Green comb-clawed beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Feb 2010 by galah681
Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Jul 2022 by JohnBundock
Myrmecia tarsata (Bull ant or Bulldog ant) at Paddys River, ACT - 10 May 2022 by TimL
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Apr 2022 by Mike
Isoodon obesulus (Southern Brown Bandicoot) at Paddys River, ACT - 16 Apr 2022 by TomW
Boreoides subulatus (Wingless Soldier Fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 Apr 2022 by Steve_Bok
Isoodon obesulus (Southern Brown Bandicoot) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Mar 2022 by Bugologist
Isoodon obesulus (Southern Brown Bandicoot) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Mar 2022 by Bugologist
Cacomantis variolosus (Brush Cuckoo) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Mar 2022 by JohnBundock
Erigeron sumatrensis (Tall Fleabane) at Paddys River, ACT - 26 Feb 2022 by Thommo17
Austrogomphus guerini (Yellow-striped Hunter) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock
Austroagiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock
Dindymus versicolor (Harlequin Bug) at Paddys River, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by JohnBundock
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by RodDeb
Gerygone olivacea (White-throated Gerygone) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by RodDeb
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by Chris Appleton
Potorous tridactylus (Long-nosed Potoroo) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jul 2021 by Christine
Isoodon obesulus (Southern Brown Bandicoot) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jul 2021 by Christine
Isoodon obesulus (Southern Brown Bandicoot) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Apr 2021 by patrickcox
Cirsium vulgare (Spear Thistle) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Mar 2021 by RodDeb
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Mar 2021 by RodDeb
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Mar 2021 by RodDeb
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Mar 2021 by JimL
Echthromorpha intricatoria (Cream-spotted Ichneumon) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Jan 2021 by RodDeb
Ischnura aurora (Aurora Bluetail) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Jan 2021 by RodDeb
Anax papuensis (Australian Emperor) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Jan 2021 by RodDeb
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Jan 2021 by RodDeb
Nascioides parryi (a jewel beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by Christine
Pimelea treyvaudii (Grey Riceflower) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Dec 2020 by Tapirlord
Pimelea treyvaudii (Grey Riceflower) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Dec 2020 by Tapirlord
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Dec 2020 by Tapirlord
Rhipidura rufifrons (Rufous Fantail) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Dec 2020 by RodDeb
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail Damselfly) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Nov 2020 by RodDeb
Rhipidura rufifrons (Rufous Fantail) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Nov 2020 by RodDeb
Melangyna sp. (genus) (Hover Fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Sep 2020 by ClubFED
Myrmecia tarsata (Bull ant or Bulldog ant) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Aug 2020 by TimL
Myrmecia tarsata (Bull ant or Bulldog ant) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Aug 2020 by TimL
Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Jun 2020 by RodDeb
Lysimachia arvensis (Scarlet Pimpernel, Blue Pimpernel) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 May 2020 by Thommo17
Persicaria lapathifolia (Pale Knotweed) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Feb 2020 by Thommo17
Falcunculus frontatus (Crested Shrike-tit) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Feb 2020 by JohnBundock
Ornithorhynchus anatinus (Platypus) at Paddys River, ACT - 25 Sep 2019 by RodDeb
Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Sep 2019 by Cricket
Ornithorhynchus anatinus (Platypus) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Sep 2019 by Cricket
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Jul 2019 by RodDeb
Chlorophyllum/Macrolepiota sp. at Paddys River, ACT - 24 May 2019 by Christine
Coprinellus etc. (An Inkcap) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 May 2019 by Christine
Isoodon obesulus (Southern Brown Bandicoot) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 May 2019 by Christine
Armillaria luteobubalina (Australian Honey Fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 May 2019 by Christine
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by RodDeb
Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by RodDeb
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by RodDeb
Lamprima aurata (Golden stag beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 10 Mar 2019 by SWishart
Megachile sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Mar 2019 by DPRees125
Megachile aurifrons (Golden-browed Resin Bee) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Mar 2019 by DPRees125
Megachile aurifrons (Golden-browed Resin Bee) at Paddys River, ACT - 16 Feb 2019 by DPRees125
Chrysolopus spectabilis (Botany Bay Weevil) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Jan 2019 by JohnBundock
Altica sp. (genus) (Flea beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Jan 2019 by JudithRoach
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Dec 2018 by RodDeb
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Dec 2018 by RodDeb
Ecnolagria grandis (Honeybrown beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Dec 2018 by JudithRoach
Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-necked Turtle) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Nov 2018 by AaronClausen
Phalaenoides tristifica (Willow-herb Day-moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Oct 2018 by JohnBundock
Isoodon obesulus (Southern Brown Bandicoot) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Sep 2018 by leithallb
Exocarpos strictus (Dwarf Cherry) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Jul 2018 by RodDeb
Scolopendromorpha (order) (A centipede) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Jun 2018 by JohnBundock
Solanum nigrum (Black Nightshade) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Mar 2018 by RodDeb
Notonectidae (family) (Backswimmer) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Mar 2018 by RodDeb
Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Mar 2018 by RodDeb
Rhipidura rufifrons (Rufous Fantail) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Mar 2018 by NathanaelC
Acrida conica (Giant green slantface) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Mar 2018 by SWishart
Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-necked Turtle) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Feb 2018 by Ilenticularis
Ischnura aurora (Aurora Bluetail) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Jan 2018 by SWishart
Cassinia longifolia (Shiny Cassinia, Cauliflower Bush) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Dec 2017 by RodDeb
Diplacodes sp. (genus) (Percher) at Paddys River, ACT - 18 Dec 2017 by JohnBundock
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2017 by RodDeb
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Dec 2017 by RodDeb
Nesoptilotis leucotis (White-eared Honeyeater) at Paddys River, ACT - 18 Oct 2017 by RodDeb
Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 May 2017 by RodDeb
Lycopus australis (Native gipsywort, Australian Gipsywort) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Mar 2017 by JohnBundock
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Feb 2017 by Qwerty
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Feb 2017 by Qwerty
Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Jan 2017 by AaronClausen
Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Jan 2017 by AaronClausen
Haliastur sphenurus (Whistling Kite) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Mar 2016 by JohnBundock
Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Mar 2016 by JohnBundock
Utricularia dichotoma (Fairy Aprons, Purple Bladderwort) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Nov 2015 by galah681
Hypericum perforatum (St John's Wort) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Jan 2015 by galah681
Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Dec 2014 by galah681
Hypericum japonicum (Creeping St John's Wort) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Dec 2014 by galah681
Viola hederacea (Ivy-leaved Violet) at Paddys River, ACT - 31 Oct 2014 by galah681
Dindymus versicolor (Harlequin Bug) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Dec 2013 by galah681
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Dec 2012 by galah681
Hirundo neoxena (Welcome Swallow) at Paddys River, ACT - 4 Nov 2011 by galah681
Scolopendromorpha (order) (A centipede) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Nov 2010 by galah681
Lepturidea viridis (Green comb-clawed beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Feb 2010 by galah681

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 15 Nov 2020 06:19 AM Recorded on
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