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Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris

Eastern Spinebill at Acton, ACT

Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2021
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Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris 8 Nov 2021 Liam.m
Unidentified 8 Nov 2021 GirtsO

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Sighting at ANBG. Photo shows the tongue extended into the flower.

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Lipotriches sp. (genus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 3 May 2022 by Roger Lipotriches sp. (genus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 3 May 2022 by Roger Delias nigrina (Black Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by DPRees125 Conocephalus semivittatus (Meadow katydid) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Acton, ACT - 11 Mar 2022 by TimL Oncopeltus (Oncopeltus) sordidus (Milk vine bug) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2022 by Harrisi Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by RodDeb Polistes sp. (genus) (Unidentified paper wasp) at Acton, ACT - 17 Feb 2022 by Steve_Bok Theclinesthes serpentata (Saltbush Blue) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Iridomyrmex rufoniger (Tufted Tyrant Ant) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Sextius virescens (Acacia horned treehopper) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Opisthoncus abnormis (Long-legged Jumper) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Leioproctus (Cladocerapis) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Persoonia Bee) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Merophyas therina (a Tortrix Moth) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Theridiidae sp. (family) (Comb-footed spider) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Helpis sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bronze Jumping Spider) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Mordella sp. (genus) (Pintail or tumbling flower beetle) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Pararguda nasuta (Wattle Snout Moth) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Nacaduba biocellata (Two-spotted Line-Blue) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Hortophora transmarina (Garden Orb Weaver) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Amata (genus) (Handmaiden Moth) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Scolypopa australis (Passionvine hopper, Fluffy bum) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by TimL Entiminae (subfamily) (Entimine weevil) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by TimL Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok Phalaenoides tristifica (Willow-herb Day-moth) at Acton, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL Plebs bradleyi (Enamelled spider) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by MarkT Acroaspis sp. (genus) (Twig Spider) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL Megachile sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Acton, ACT - 26 Dec 2021 by Cricket Megachile sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Acton, ACT - 20 Dec 2021 by Roger Chrysididae (family) (Cuckoo wasp or Emerald wasp) at Acton, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by Roger Megachile (Hackeriapis) oblonga (A Megachild bee) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by AJB Eleale aspera (Clerid beetle) at Acton, ACT - 17 Dec 2021 by HelenCross Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2021 by RodDeb Myzomela sanguinolenta (Scarlet Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2021 by RodDeb Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2021 by RodDeb Myzomela sanguinolenta (Scarlet Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by tom.tomward@gmail.com Accipiter fasciatus (Brown Goshawk) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by tom.tomward@gmail.com Phaps chalcoptera (Common Bronzewing) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb Melangyna viridiceps (Hover fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb Myzomela sanguinolenta (Scarlet Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by GirtsO Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 6 Nov 2021 by PeterA Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 6 Nov 2021 by PeterA Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 2 Nov 2021 by JohnBundock Ropalidia plebeiana (Small brown paper wasp) at Acton, ACT - 31 Oct 2021 by Roger Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at Acton, ACT - 9 Aug 2021 by jbromilow50 Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 9 Aug 2021 by jbromilow50 Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 9 Aug 2021 by jbromilow50 Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 6 Aug 2021 by HelenCross Argonemertes australiensis (Australian land nemertean) at Acton, ACT - 25 Jul 2021 by TimL Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Acton, ACT - 25 Jun 2021 by TimL Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Acton, ACT - 13 Jun 2021 by TimL Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jun 2021 by TimL Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at Acton, ACT - 28 May 2021 by RodDeb Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 28 May 2021 by RodDeb Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 28 May 2021 by RodDeb Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Acton, ACT - 22 Apr 2021 by RodDeb Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Acton, ACT - 8 Apr 2021 by AlisonMilton Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by patrickcox Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by Christine Callibracon capitator (White Flank Black Braconid Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by Roger Prosayleus hopei (Weevil) at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by DPRees125 Ropalidia plebeiana (Small brown paper wasp) at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Roger Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 27 Mar 2021 by tom.tomward@gmail.com Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by Christine Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by Christine Ambigolimax nyctelia (Striped Field Slug) at Acton, ACT - 23 Mar 2021 by TimL Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton Myrmecia sp. (genus) (Bull ant or Jack Jumper) at Acton, ACT - 11 Mar 2021 by TimL Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2021 by Tammy Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2021 by RodDeb Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Ichneumonidae (family) (Unidentified ichneumon wasp) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by TimL Hortophora transmarina (Garden Orb Weaver) at Acton, ACT - 21 Feb 2021 by TimL Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at Acton, ACT - 17 Feb 2021 by jbromilow50 Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2021 by jbromilow50 Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2021 by jbromilow50 Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by TimL Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine Eutrichopidia latinus (Yellow-banded Day-moth) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine Theclinesthes miskini (Wattle Blue) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine Cruria donowani (Crow or Donovan's Day Moth) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine Ropalidia plebeiana (Small brown paper wasp) at Acton, ACT - 2 Feb 2021 by HelenCross Musgraveia sulciventris (Bronze Orange Bug) at Acton, ACT - 2 Feb 2021 by HelenCross Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at Acton, ACT - 27 Jan 2021 by RodDeb Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by HelenCross
Lipotriches sp. (genus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 3 May 2022 by Roger
Lipotriches sp. (genus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 3 May 2022 by Roger
Delias nigrina (Black Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by DPRees125
Conocephalus semivittatus (Meadow katydid) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine
Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Acton, ACT - 11 Mar 2022 by TimL
Oncopeltus (Oncopeltus) sordidus (Milk vine bug) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2022 by Harrisi
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by RodDeb
Polistes sp. (genus) (Unidentified paper wasp) at Acton, ACT - 17 Feb 2022 by Steve_Bok
Theclinesthes serpentata (Saltbush Blue) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Iridomyrmex rufoniger (Tufted Tyrant Ant) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Sextius virescens (Acacia horned treehopper) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Opisthoncus abnormis (Long-legged Jumper) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Leioproctus (Cladocerapis) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Persoonia Bee) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Merophyas therina (a Tortrix Moth) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Theridiidae sp. (family) (Comb-footed spider) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Helpis sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bronze Jumping Spider) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Mordella sp. (genus) (Pintail or tumbling flower beetle) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Pararguda nasuta (Wattle Snout Moth) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Nacaduba biocellata (Two-spotted Line-Blue) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Hortophora transmarina (Garden Orb Weaver) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Amata (genus) (Handmaiden Moth) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Scolypopa australis (Passionvine hopper, Fluffy bum) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by TimL
Entiminae (subfamily) (Entimine weevil) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by TimL
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
Phalaenoides tristifica (Willow-herb Day-moth) at Acton, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL
Plebs bradleyi (Enamelled spider) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by MarkT
Acroaspis sp. (genus) (Twig Spider) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL
Megachile sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Acton, ACT - 26 Dec 2021 by Cricket
Megachile sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Acton, ACT - 20 Dec 2021 by Roger
Chrysididae (family) (Cuckoo wasp or Emerald wasp) at Acton, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by Roger
Megachile (Hackeriapis) oblonga (A Megachild bee) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by AJB
Eleale aspera (Clerid beetle) at Acton, ACT - 17 Dec 2021 by HelenCross
Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Myzomela sanguinolenta (Scarlet Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Myzomela sanguinolenta (Scarlet Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by tom.tomward@gmail.com
Accipiter fasciatus (Brown Goshawk) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by tom.tomward@gmail.com
Phaps chalcoptera (Common Bronzewing) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Melangyna viridiceps (Hover fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Myzomela sanguinolenta (Scarlet Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by GirtsO
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 6 Nov 2021 by PeterA
Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 6 Nov 2021 by PeterA
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 2 Nov 2021 by JohnBundock
Ropalidia plebeiana (Small brown paper wasp) at Acton, ACT - 31 Oct 2021 by Roger
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at Acton, ACT - 9 Aug 2021 by jbromilow50
Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 9 Aug 2021 by jbromilow50
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 9 Aug 2021 by jbromilow50
Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 6 Aug 2021 by HelenCross
Argonemertes australiensis (Australian land nemertean) at Acton, ACT - 25 Jul 2021 by TimL
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Acton, ACT - 25 Jun 2021 by TimL
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Acton, ACT - 13 Jun 2021 by TimL
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jun 2021 by TimL
Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at Acton, ACT - 28 May 2021 by RodDeb
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 28 May 2021 by RodDeb
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 28 May 2021 by RodDeb
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Acton, ACT - 22 Apr 2021 by RodDeb
Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Acton, ACT - 8 Apr 2021 by AlisonMilton
Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by patrickcox
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by Christine
Callibracon capitator (White Flank Black Braconid Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by Roger
Prosayleus hopei (Weevil) at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by DPRees125
Ropalidia plebeiana (Small brown paper wasp) at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Roger
Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 27 Mar 2021 by tom.tomward@gmail.com
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by Christine
Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by Christine
Ambigolimax nyctelia (Striped Field Slug) at Acton, ACT - 23 Mar 2021 by TimL
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Myrmecia sp. (genus) (Bull ant or Jack Jumper) at Acton, ACT - 11 Mar 2021 by TimL
Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2021 by Tammy
Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2021 by RodDeb
Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Ichneumonidae (family) (Unidentified ichneumon wasp) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by TimL
Hortophora transmarina (Garden Orb Weaver) at Acton, ACT - 21 Feb 2021 by TimL
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at Acton, ACT - 17 Feb 2021 by jbromilow50
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2021 by jbromilow50
Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2021 by jbromilow50
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by TimL
Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine
Eutrichopidia latinus (Yellow-banded Day-moth) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine
Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine
Theclinesthes miskini (Wattle Blue) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine
Cruria donowani (Crow or Donovan's Day Moth) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine
Ropalidia plebeiana (Small brown paper wasp) at Acton, ACT - 2 Feb 2021 by HelenCross
Musgraveia sulciventris (Bronze Orange Bug) at Acton, ACT - 2 Feb 2021 by HelenCross
Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at Acton, ACT - 27 Jan 2021 by RodDeb
Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by HelenCross

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  • 8 Nov 2021 11:12 AM Recorded on
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