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Ornithorhynchus anatinus

13 Platypus at Molonglo Valley, ACT

Ornithorhynchus anatinus at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 11 Jul 2022
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Identification history

Ornithorhynchus anatinus 12 Jul 2022 michaelb
Ornithorhynchus anatinus 12 Jul 2022 Kenp12

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Searching for food under Butters Bridge.

3 comments

Kenp12 wrote:
   12 Jul 2022
I keep posting the photo, it dosen't appear.
michaelb wrote:
   12 Jul 2022
Excellent photo, I've removed the previous attempt.
Waterwatch wrote:
   12 Jul 2022
Yes great photo! Waterwatch will be running surveys on that stretch of the Molonglo next month so it's encouraging to see sightings from there.

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Hydromys chrysogaster (Rakali or Water Rat) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 15 Jul 2022 by Kenp12 Cherax destructor (Common Yabby) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 17 Aug 2020 by AlisonMilton Persicaria lapathifolia (Pale Knotweed) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 22 Mar 2019 by JaneR Persicaria hydropiper (Water Pepper) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 14 Mar 2019 by JaneR Acacia dealbata (Silver Wattle) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 10 Sep 2017 by michaelb Acacia rubida (Red-leaved Wattle) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 10 Sep 2017 by michaelb Oedaleus australis (Australian Oedaleus) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 6 Jan 2017 by JanetRussell Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 6 Jan 2017 by JanetRussell
Hydromys chrysogaster (Rakali or Water Rat) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 15 Jul 2022 by Kenp12
Cherax destructor (Common Yabby) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 17 Aug 2020 by AlisonMilton
Persicaria lapathifolia (Pale Knotweed) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 22 Mar 2019 by JaneR
Persicaria hydropiper (Water Pepper) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 14 Mar 2019 by JaneR
Acacia dealbata (Silver Wattle) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 10 Sep 2017 by michaelb
Acacia rubida (Red-leaved Wattle) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 10 Sep 2017 by michaelb
Oedaleus australis (Australian Oedaleus) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 6 Jan 2017 by JanetRussell
Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 6 Jan 2017 by JanetRussell

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 11 Jul 2022 09:16 AM Recorded on
  • Kenp12 Recorded by

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  • Alive / healthy Animal health

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