Ornithorhynchus anatinus

1 Platypus at Paddys River, ACT

Ornithorhynchus anatinus at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Jul 2021
Ornithorhynchus anatinus at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Jul 2021
Ornithorhynchus anatinus at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Jul 2021
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Identification history

Ornithorhynchus anatinus 31 Jul 2021 michaelb
Ornithorhynchus anatinus 30 Jul 2021 RodDeb

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an Australasian Grebe was also watching it for several minutes

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Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 29 Mar 2024 by HelenCross
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 29 Mar 2024 by HelenCross
Potorous tridactylus (Long-nosed Potoroo) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 16 Mar 2024 by IanH
Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 1 Feb 2024 by Pirom
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 29 Jan 2024 by RodDeb
Myiagra cyanoleuca (Satin Flycatcher) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 29 Jan 2024 by RodDeb
Archichauliodes (Riekochauliodes) guttiferus (Dobsonfly or Fishfly) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 29 Jan 2024 by RodDeb
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 5 Jan 2024 by JohnBundock
Antechinus agilis (Agile Antechinus) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 5 Jan 2024 by NathanaelC
Notius depressus (Shield bug) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 25 Dec 2023 by JohnBundock
Acaena novae-zelandiae (Bidgee Widgee) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord
Kunzea ericoides (Burgan) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord
Potorous tridactylus (Long-nosed Potoroo) at Paddys River, ACT - 25 Jun 2023 by Christine
Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Apr 2023 by RodDeb
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Apr 2023 by RodDeb
Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Paddys River, ACT - 25 Feb 2023 by JohnBundock
Heteronympha solandri (Solander's Brown) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by JohnBundock
Stellaria pungens (Prickly Starwort) at Paddys River, ACT - 4 Feb 2023 by MatthewFrawley
Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-necked Turtle) at Paddys River, ACT - 31 Jan 2023 by RodDeb
Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Paddys River, ACT - 31 Jan 2023 by RodDeb
Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at Paddys River, ACT - 29 Jan 2023 by JohnBundock
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Jan 2023 by Mike
Tipanaea patulella (A Crambid moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Jan 2023 by JohnBundock
Anthela (genus) immature (Unidentified Anthelid Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Dec 2022 by Numbat
Delias aganippe (Spotted Jezebel) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Nov 2022 by JohnBundock
Artigisa melanephele (Black-clouded Snout) at Paddys River, ACT - 10 Nov 2022 by JohnBundock
Isoodon obesulus obesulus (Southern Brown Bandicoot) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jun 2022 by TimL
Halone sejuncta (Variable Halone) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 Apr 2022 by Steve_Bok
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by RodDeb
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Paddys River, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by RodDeb
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Feb 2022 by TimL
Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-necked Turtle) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Feb 2022 by RodDeb
Myiagra cyanoleuca (Satin Flycatcher) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Feb 2022 by RodDeb
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Feb 2022 by tom.tomward@gmail.com
Iptergonus cionoides (A weevil) at Paddys River, ACT - 31 Jan 2022 by TimL
Paropsis pictipennis (Tea-tree button beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 31 Jan 2022 by TimL
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by Margo
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by RobParnell
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at Paddys River, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by RobParnell
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Dec 2021 by Ozflyfisher
Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-necked Turtle) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by RodDeb
Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by RodDeb
Antechinus mimetes mimetes (Dusky Antechinus) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Oct 2021 by drrthomas
Ephemeroptera (order) (Unidentified Mayfly) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by JohnBundock
Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Jul 2021 by RodDeb
Ornithorhynchus anatinus (Platypus) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 23 Jul 2021 by Waterwatch
Nostoc sp. (genus) (A cyanobacterium) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 May 2021 by JohnBundock
Oenosandra boisduvalii (Boisduval's Autumn Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Mar 2021 by JohnBundock
Isoodon obesulus obesulus (Southern Brown Bandicoot) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Mar 2021 by JimL
Chrysolopus spectabilis (Botany Bay Weevil) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Mar 2021 by JimL
Myrmecia tarsata (Bull ant or Bulldog ant) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Melithreptus lunatus (White-naped Honeyeater) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Jan 2021 by RodDeb
Pergidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Sawfly) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Jan 2021 by RodDeb
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Dec 2020 by Rixon
Anseranas semipalmata (Magpie Goose) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Dec 2020 by Chris Appleton
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Dec 2020 by dwise
Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-necked Turtle) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Dec 2020 by dwise
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Dec 2020 by RodDeb
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Dec 2020 by RodDeb
Arhodia lasiocamparia (Pink Arhodia) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Nov 2020 by JohnBundock
Opodiphthera helena (Helena Gum Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by JohnBundock
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Sep 2020 by ClubFED
Emydura macquarii (Macquarie Turtle) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Sep 2020 by ClubFED
Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Sep 2020 by DC
Usnea sp. (genus) (Bearded lichen) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Aug 2020 by Tim L
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Jun 2020 by Bernadette
Isoodon obesulus obesulus (Southern Brown Bandicoot) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Jun 2020 by Bernadette
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Jun 2020 by RodDeb
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Jun 2020 by RodDeb
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Jun 2020 by RodDeb
Armillaria luteobubalina (Australian Honey Fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 May 2020 by JackyF
Hibbertia obtusifolia (Grey Guinea-flower) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 May 2020 by JackyF
Isoodon obesulus obesulus (Southern Brown Bandicoot) at Paddys River, ACT - 29 May 2020 by HelenCross
Syllitus microps (Longicorn or Longhorn beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Dec 2019 by TimL
Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree Frog, Emerald Spotted Tree Frog) at Paddys River, ACT - 17 Nov 2019 by AndrewCB
Limnodynastes dumerilii (Eastern Banjo Frog) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Nov 2019 by SkyFire747
Petroica phoenicea (Flame Robin) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Sep 2019 by JimL
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Sep 2019 by JohnBundock
Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by RodDeb
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by RodDeb
Melithreptus lunatus (White-naped Honeyeater) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by RodDeb
Nesoptilotis leucotis (White-eared Honeyeater) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by RodDeb
Pelecanus conspicillatus (Australian Pelican) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Jan 2019 by frostydog
Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Jan 2019 by frostydog
Phalacrocorax sulcirostris (Little Black Cormorant) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Jan 2019 by frostydog
Psilosticha pristis (Little Brown Bark Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Dec 2018 by JohnBundock
Scioglyptis chionomera (Grey Patch Bark Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Dec 2018 by JohnBundock
Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-necked Turtle) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Sep 2018 by AlisonMilton
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Sep 2018 by TimL
Miturga sp. (genus) (Unidentified False wolf spider) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Sep 2018 by JudithRoach
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Sep 2018 by RodDeb
Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Sep 2018 by RodDeb
Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-necked Turtle) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Sep 2018 by RodDeb
Acacia dealbata subsp. subalpina (Monaro Silver-wattle) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall
Nesoptilotis leucotis (White-eared Honeyeater) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Jul 2018 by RodDeb
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Apr 2018 by RodDeb
Boreoides subulatus (Wingless Soldier Fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Apr 2018 by JohnBundock

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Location information

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 27 Jul 2021 01:12 PM Recorded on
  • RodDeb Recorded by

Additional information

  • Unknown Gender
  • Alive / healthy Animal health

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

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  • 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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