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Hydromys chrysogaster

10 Rakali or Water Rat at Belconnen, ACT

Hydromys chrysogaster at Belconnen, ACT - 14 Jun 2021
Hydromys chrysogaster at Belconnen, ACT - 14 Jun 2021
Hydromys chrysogaster at Belconnen, ACT - 14 Jun 2021
Hydromys chrysogaster at Belconnen, ACT - 14 Jun 2021
Hydromys chrysogaster at Belconnen, ACT - 14 Jun 2021
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Identification history

Hydromys chrysogaster 18 Jun 2021 MichaelMulvaney
Hydromys chrysogaster 17 Jun 2021 AlisonMilton

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Seen on two consecutive days.

2 comments

Waterwatch wrote:
   18 Jun 2021
Great shot of the webbed back feet!
   18 Jun 2021
Thanks. I was amazed at their size.

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Anhinga novaehollandiae (Australasian Darter) at Belconnen, ACT - 28 May 2021 by AlisonMilton Anhinga novaehollandiae (Australasian Darter) at Belconnen, ACT - 3 Jul 2020 by Alison Milton Ludwigia peploides subsp. montevidensis (Water Primrose) at Belconnen, ACT - 15 Jan 2020 by pinnaCLE Threskiornis molucca (Australian White Ibis) at Belconnen, ACT - 4 Jan 2019 by Alison Milton Porphyrio melanotus (Australasian Swamphen) at Belconnen, ACT - 8 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton Porphyrio melanotus (Australasian Swamphen) at Belconnen, ACT - 24 Jun 2018 by miktav Porphyrio melanotus (Australasian Swamphen) at Belconnen, ACT - 24 Jun 2018 by miktav Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Belconnen, ACT - 18 May 2017 by AlisonMilton Hydromys chrysogaster (Rakali or Water Rat) at Belconnen, ACT - 27 Jun 2015 by dhkmapr Egretta novaehollandiae (White-faced Heron) at Belconnen, ACT - 5 Apr 2008 by Alison Milton
Anhinga novaehollandiae (Australasian Darter) at Belconnen, ACT - 28 May 2021 by AlisonMilton
Anhinga novaehollandiae (Australasian Darter) at Belconnen, ACT - 3 Jul 2020 by Alison Milton
Ludwigia peploides subsp. montevidensis (Water Primrose) at Belconnen, ACT - 15 Jan 2020 by pinnaCLE
Threskiornis molucca (Australian White Ibis) at Belconnen, ACT - 4 Jan 2019 by Alison Milton
Porphyrio melanotus (Australasian Swamphen) at Belconnen, ACT - 8 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton
Porphyrio melanotus (Australasian Swamphen) at Belconnen, ACT - 24 Jun 2018 by miktav
Porphyrio melanotus (Australasian Swamphen) at Belconnen, ACT - 24 Jun 2018 by miktav
Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Belconnen, ACT - 18 May 2017 by AlisonMilton
Hydromys chrysogaster (Rakali or Water Rat) at Belconnen, ACT - 27 Jun 2015 by dhkmapr
Egretta novaehollandiae (White-faced Heron) at Belconnen, ACT - 5 Apr 2008 by Alison Milton

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 2 Abundance
  • 14 Jun 2021 10:36 AM Recorded on
  • AlisonMilton Recorded by

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