Ornithorhynchus anatinus

Platypus at Paddys River, ACT

Ornithorhynchus anatinus at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Feb 2021
Ornithorhynchus anatinus at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Feb 2021
Ornithorhynchus anatinus at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Feb 2021
Ornithorhynchus anatinus at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Feb 2021
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Identification history

Ornithorhynchus anatinus 25 Feb 2021 MichaelMulvaney
Ornithorhynchus anatinus 24 Feb 2021 Ct1000
Ornithorhynchus anatinus 24 Feb 2021 RodDeb

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Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 10 Apr 2024 by JimL
Heteronympha paradelpha (Spotted Brown) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 24 Feb 2024 by JohnBundock
Ceyx azureus (Azure Kingfisher) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 29 Jan 2024 by RodDeb
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water Skink) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 29 Jan 2024 by RodDeb
Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 28 Jan 2024 by Christine
Senecio diaschides (Erect Groundsel) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 26 Dec 2023 by Tapirlord
Acacia parramattensis (Parramatta Green Wattle) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 26 Dec 2023 by Tapirlord
Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 26 Nov 2023 by JohnBundock
Notechis scutatus (Tiger Snake) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Sep 2023 by DPRees125
Eucalyptus sp. (A Gum Tree) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord
Paropsisterna rufobrunnea at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Jul 2023 by KorinneM
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Apr 2023 by RodDeb
Synlestes weyersii (Bronze Needle) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Mar 2023 by JohnBundock
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Feb 2023 by regeraghty
Acacia parramattensis (Parramatta Green Wattle) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Jan 2023 by Tapirlord
Blechnum minus (Soft Water Fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Jan 2023 by Tapirlord
Geometridae (family) IMMATURE (Unidentified IMMATURE Geometer moths) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Jan 2023 by JohnBundock
Ornithorhynchus anatinus (Platypus) at Paddys River, ACT - 31 Aug 2022 by HappyWanderer
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Paddys River, ACT - 31 Aug 2022 by HappyWanderer
Ceraon sp. (genus) (2-horned tree hopper) at Paddys River, ACT - 10 May 2022 by TimL
Ceyx azureus (Azure Kingfisher) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by patrickcox
Chrysococcyx lucidus (Shining Bronze-Cuckoo) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Mar 2022 by TomW
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Feb 2022 by RodDeb
Xanthagrion erythroneurum (Red & Blue Damsel) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Feb 2022 by RodDeb
Argiolestidae (family) (Flatwings) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Feb 2022 by RodDeb
Myrmecia tarsata (Bull ant or Bulldog ant) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Feb 2022 by TimL
Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Ladybird) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by RodDeb
Paropsisterna m-fuscum (Eucalyptus Leaf Beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Nov 2021 by Steve_Bok
Paropsisterna cloelia (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Nov 2021 by Steve_Bok
Ornithorhynchus anatinus (Platypus) at Undefined - 23 Jul 2021 by Waterwatch
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Mar 2021 by RodDeb
Rhipidura rufifrons (Rufous Fantail) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by EggShell
Phaps chalcoptera (Common Bronzewing) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Jan 2021 by RodDeb
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Jan 2021 by RodDeb
Pergidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Sawfly) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Dec 2020 by Tapirlord
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Dec 2020 by RodDeb
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Dec 2020 by RodDeb
Microchiroptera sp. (suborder) (A microbat) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Oct 2020 by AaronClausen
Isoodon obesulus obesulus (Southern Brown Bandicoot) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Jun 2020 by Bernadette
Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Jun 2020 by RodDeb
Rhipidura rufifrons (Rufous Fantail) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Dec 2019 by DPRees125
Austrogomphus guerini (Yellow-striped Hunter) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Dec 2019 by Marthijn
Hestiochora furcata (A zygaenid moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Dec 2019 by DPRees125
Nesoptilotis leucotis (White-eared Honeyeater) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Aug 2019 by RodDeb
Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Jun 2019 by kdm
Ornithorhynchus anatinus (Platypus) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 May 2019 by rawshorty
Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Mar 2019 by RodDeb
Gotra sp. (genus) (Unidentified Gotra ichneumon wasp) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Mar 2019 by RodDeb
Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Mar 2019 by RodDeb
Isoodon obesulus obesulus (Southern Brown Bandicoot) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Mar 2019 by RodDeb
Cordulephya pygmaea (Common Shutwing) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Mar 2019 by RodDeb
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Mar 2019 by RodDeb
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Mar 2019 by RodDeb
Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Mar 2019 by RodDeb
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Feb 2019 by Groovetrain
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Jan 2019 by frostydog
Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Jan 2019 by JudithRoach
Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Jan 2019 by RodDeb
Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Dec 2018 by RodDeb
Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Dec 2018 by RodDeb
Trapezites eliena (Orange Ochre) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Nov 2018 by PeterR
Habronestes bradleyi (Bradley's Ant-Eating Spider) at Paddys River, ACT - 31 Oct 2018 by JudithRoach
Ornithorhynchus anatinus (Platypus) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Oct 2018 by TomW
Jotus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Jotus Jumping Spider) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Oct 2018 by JudithRoach
Miturga sp. (genus) (Unidentified False wolf spider) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Sep 2018 by JudithRoach
Cydnidae (family) (Burrower bug) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 28 Sep 2018 by AlisonMilton
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Sep 2018 by RodDeb
Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Sep 2018 by RodDeb
Nesoptilotis leucotis (White-eared Honeyeater) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Aug 2018 by RodDeb
Falcunculus frontatus (Eastern Shrike-tit) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Jun 2018 by RodDeb
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Jun 2018 by RodDeb
Ornithorhynchus anatinus (Platypus) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Jun 2018 by RodDeb
Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Jun 2018 by RodDeb
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Jun 2018 by RodDeb
Gallinula tenebrosa (Dusky Moorhen) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Apr 2018 by RodDeb
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Mar 2018 by RodDeb
Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Mar 2018 by RodDeb
Austroaeschna multipunctata (Multi-spotted Darner) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Mar 2018 by SWishart
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Feb 2018 by RodDeb
Nyssus albopunctatus (White-spotted swift spider) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Feb 2018 by SWishart
Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Dec 2017 by SWishart
Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Dec 2017 by RodDeb
Austrogomphus guerini (Yellow-striped Hunter) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Dec 2017 by JohnBundock
Myrmecia tarsata (Bull ant or Bulldog ant) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Nov 2017 by RodDeb
Argynnina cyrila (Forest brown, Cyril's brown) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Nov 2017 by RodDeb
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 18 Oct 2017 by RodDeb
Threskiornis molucca (Australian White Ibis) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Sep 2017 by RodDeb
Anseranas semipalmata (Magpie Goose) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Aug 2017 by RodDeb
Isoodon obesulus obesulus (Southern Brown Bandicoot) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Jul 2017 by RodDeb
Ornithorhynchus anatinus (Platypus) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Jul 2017 by RodDeb
Isoodon obesulus obesulus (Southern Brown Bandicoot) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Jun 2017 by roymcd
Cortinarius archeri s.l. (Emperor Cortinar) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Apr 2017 by RodDeb
Falcunculus frontatus (Eastern Shrike-tit) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Apr 2017 by JohnBundock
Rutilia (Rutilia) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Bristle fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 29 Mar 2017 by JohnBundock
Synlestes weyersii (Bronze Needle) at Paddys River, ACT - 29 Mar 2017 by JohnBundock
Hemicordulia australiae (Australian Emerald) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Mar 2017 by JohnBundock

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Location information

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 23 Feb 2021 12:35 PM Recorded on
  • RodDeb Recorded by

Species information

  • Ornithorhynchus anatinus Scientific name
  • Platypus Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local native
  • Non-Invasive
  • Up to 998.1m Recorded at altitude
  • 79 images trained Machine learning

Record quality

  • Images or audio
  • More than one media file
  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
  • GPS evidence of location
  • Description
  • Additional attributes
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