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Anthochaera carunculata

1 Red Wattlebird at Hawker, ACT

Anthochaera carunculata at Hawker, ACT - 24 Oct 2021
Anthochaera carunculata at Hawker, ACT - 24 Oct 2021
Anthochaera carunculata at Hawker, ACT - 24 Oct 2021
Anthochaera carunculata at Hawker, ACT - 24 Oct 2021
Anthochaera carunculata at Hawker, ACT - 24 Oct 2021
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Identification history

Anthochaera carunculata 25 Oct 2021 MatthewFrawley
Anthochaera carunculata 24 Oct 2021 AlisonMilton

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I've not previously seen wattlebirds attacking their reflecton, but this bird was persistent, coming back several times.

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Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Hawker, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by AOvers
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Hawker, ACT - 10 Apr 2019 by Alison Milton
Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Hawker, ACT - 9 Apr 2019 by Alison Milton
Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Hawker, ACT - 19 Jan 2019 by Alison Milton
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Hawker, ACT - 19 Jan 2019 by Alison Milton

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 1 Abundance
  • 24 Oct 2021 08:00 AM Recorded on
  • AlisonMilton Recorded by

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