Local Government Partners :: ACT Government, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional CouncilSupported by :: Australian Native Plants Society (ANPS) Canberra Region, Gearys Gap/Wamboin Landcare Group
Home Mammals Rodents Rats

Hydromys chrysogaster

7 Rakali or Water Rat at Lake Burley Griffin West

Hydromys chrysogaster at Lake Burley Griffin West - 30 May 2021
Hydromys chrysogaster at Lake Burley Griffin West - 30 May 2021
Hydromys chrysogaster at Lake Burley Griffin West - 30 May 2021
Request use of media

Identification history

Hydromys chrysogaster 30 May 2021 DonFletcher
Hydromys chrysogaster 30 May 2021 dannymccreadie

Identify this sighting


Please Login or Register to identify this sighting.

Author's notes

This Rakali was happily foraging along the bank then swam off to the small island nearby.

1 comment

michaelb wrote:
   31 May 2021
Excellent photos !

Please Login or Register to comment.

Nearby sightings

Page 1 of 1 pages - image sightings only 58 0 14

Hydromys chrysogaster (Rakali or Water Rat) at Lake Burley Griffin West - 9 May 2021 by Tapirlord Corbicula australis (Little Basket Shells) at Lake Burley Griffin West - 9 May 2021 by Tapirlord Alternanthera philoxeroides (Alligator Weed) at Lake Burley Griffin West - 9 May 2021 by Tapirlord Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Lake Burley Griffin West - 9 May 2021 by Tapirlord Cyperus congestus (Dense Flat-sedge) at Lake Burley Griffin West - 9 May 2021 by Tapirlord Cyperus congestus (Dense Flat-sedge) at Lake Burley Griffin West - 20 Feb 2019 by RWPurdie Hirundo neoxena (Welcome Swallow) at Lake Burley Griffin West - 1 Feb 2019 by RodDeb Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Lake Burley Griffin West - 1 Feb 2019 by RodDeb Pelecanus conspicillatus (Australian Pelican) at Lake Burley Griffin West - 1 Feb 2019 by RodDeb Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Lake Burley Griffin West - 1 Feb 2019 by RodDeb Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Lake Burley Griffin West - 18 Nov 2018 by MatthewFrawley Vanellus miles (Masked Lapwing) at Lake Burley Griffin West - 5 Apr 2018 by RodDeb Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae (Silver Gull) at Lake Burley Griffin West - 5 Apr 2018 by RodDeb Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Lake Burley Griffin West - 5 Apr 2018 by RodDeb
Hydromys chrysogaster (Rakali or Water Rat) at Lake Burley Griffin West - 9 May 2021 by Tapirlord
Corbicula australis (Little Basket Shells) at Lake Burley Griffin West - 9 May 2021 by Tapirlord
Alternanthera philoxeroides (Alligator Weed) at Lake Burley Griffin West - 9 May 2021 by Tapirlord
Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Lake Burley Griffin West - 9 May 2021 by Tapirlord
Cyperus congestus (Dense Flat-sedge) at Lake Burley Griffin West - 9 May 2021 by Tapirlord
Cyperus congestus (Dense Flat-sedge) at Lake Burley Griffin West - 20 Feb 2019 by RWPurdie
Hirundo neoxena (Welcome Swallow) at Lake Burley Griffin West - 1 Feb 2019 by RodDeb
Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Lake Burley Griffin West - 1 Feb 2019 by RodDeb
Pelecanus conspicillatus (Australian Pelican) at Lake Burley Griffin West - 1 Feb 2019 by RodDeb
Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Lake Burley Griffin West - 1 Feb 2019 by RodDeb
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Lake Burley Griffin West - 18 Nov 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Vanellus miles (Masked Lapwing) at Lake Burley Griffin West - 5 Apr 2018 by RodDeb
Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae (Silver Gull) at Lake Burley Griffin West - 5 Apr 2018 by RodDeb
Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Lake Burley Griffin West - 5 Apr 2018 by RodDeb

1 

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 30 May 2021 02:16 PM Recorded on
  • dannymccreadie Recorded by

Additional information

  • Unknown Gender

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
1249199 sightings of 6096 species in 1015 locations from 4240 members
Proudly Australian made, owned and hosted CCA 3.0 | privacy