Pteropus poliocephalus

1 Grey-headed Flying-fox at Red Hill to Yarralumla Creek

Pteropus poliocephalus at Red Hill to Yarralumla Creek - 25 Apr 2024
Pteropus poliocephalus at Red Hill to Yarralumla Creek - 25 Apr 2024
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Identification history

Pteropus poliocephalus 25 Apr 2024 DonFletcher
Pteropus poliocephalus 25 Apr 2024 CarbonAI
Pteropus poliocephalus 25 Apr 2024 LisaH

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User's notes

While noisy minors aren't my favourite birds, their 'alert alert' calls have led me to some interesting finds. Late this afternoon, their congregated calls led me to this grey-headed bat - which I think is a female, carefully protecting a pup in her membranous wings?

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   25 Apr 2024
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Nearby sightings

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Boletus sp. at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 15 May 2024 by LisaH
Tylopilus sp. (A Bolete) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 15 May 2024 by LisaH
Lindneromyia sp. (Flat-footed fly) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 9 May 2024 by LisaH
Monopis icterogastra (Wool Moth) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 9 May 2024 by LisaH
Xylobolus illudens (Purplish Stereum) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 9 May 2024 by LisaH
Fulgoroidea sp. (superfamily) (Unidentified fulgoroid planthopper) at Red Hill to Yarralumla Creek - 5 May 2024 by LisaH
Bolete sp. (Bolete sp.) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 5 May 2024 by LisaH
Boletus sp. at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 5 May 2024 by LisaH
Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 26 Apr 2024 by LisaH
Clubiona sp. (genus) (Unidentified Stout Sac Spider) at Red Hill to Yarralumla Creek - 19 Apr 2024 by LisaH
Conocephalus semivittatus (Meadow katydid) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 19 Apr 2024 by LisaH
Geastrum sp. (Geastrum sp.) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 15 Apr 2024 by LisaH
Isopeda or Isopedella sp. (genus) (Huntsman) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 1 Apr 2024 by LisaH
Anestia semiochrea (Marbled Footman) at Red Hill to Yarralumla Creek - 1 Apr 2024 by LisaH
Sceliodes cordalis (Eggfruit Caterpillar, Poroporo Fruit Borer) at Red Hill to Yarralumla Creek - 19 Mar 2024 by LisaH
Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 16 Mar 2024 by LisaH
Conocephalus semivittatus (Meadow katydid) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 16 Mar 2024 by LisaH
Scieropepla polyxesta (A Gelechioid moth (Xyloryctidae)) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 16 Mar 2024 by LisaH
Opisthoncus abnormis (Long-legged Jumper) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 13 Mar 2024 by LisaH
Halone (genus) (A Tiger moth) at Red Hill to Yarralumla Creek - 7 Mar 2024 by LisaH
Ardices curvata (Crimson Tiger Moth) at Red Hill to Yarralumla Creek - 27 Feb 2024 by LisaH
Illeis galbula (Fungus-eating Ladybird) at Red Hill to Yarralumla Creek - 27 Feb 2024 by LisaH
Polistes (Gyrostoma) erythrinus (Red paper wasp) at Red Hill to Yarralumla Creek - 9 Feb 2024 by LisaH
Rutilia (Chrysorutilia) sp. (genus & subgenus) (A Bristle Fly) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 9 Feb 2024 by LisaH
Brunotartessus fulvus (Yellow-headed Leafhopper) at Red Hill to Yarralumla Creek - 7 Feb 2024 by LisaH
Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 27 Jan 2024 by LisaH
Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Red Hill to Yarralumla Creek - 31 Dec 2023 by LisaH
Australothis rubrescens (Indian Weed Caterpillar) at Red Hill to Yarralumla Creek - 17 Dec 2023 by LisaH
Faveria tritalis (Couchgrass Webworm) at Red Hill to Yarralumla Creek - 17 Dec 2023 by LisaH
Mordella dumbrelli (Dumbrell's Pintail Beetle) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 17 Dec 2023 by LisaH
Mordellidae (family) (Unidentified pintail or tumbling flower beetle) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 17 Dec 2023 by LisaH
Mutusca brevicornis (A broad-headed bug) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 17 Dec 2023 by LisaH
Gminatus australis (Orange assassin bug) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 25 Nov 2023 by LisaH
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 25 Nov 2023 by LisaH
Lasioglossum sp. (genus) (Furrow Bee) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 25 Nov 2023 by LisaH
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 25 Nov 2023 by LisaH
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) lanarium (Halictid bee) at Hughes, ACT - 19 Oct 2023 by LisaH
Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Hughes, ACT - 19 Oct 2023 by LisaH
Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Hughes, ACT - 19 Oct 2023 by LisaH
Edosa idiochroa at Hughes, ACT - 19 Oct 2023 by LisaH
Geranium solanderi (Native Geranium) at Hughes, ACT - 10 Jul 2023 by KL
Wahlenbergia sp. (Bluebell) at Hughes, ACT - 1 Jun 2023 by LisaH
Braconidae (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Hughes, ACT - 13 May 2023 by LisaH
Opisthoncus abnormis (Long-legged Jumper) at Hughes, ACT - 13 May 2023 by LisaH
Bossiaea buxifolia (Matted Bossiaea) at Hughes, ACT - 22 Apr 2023 by LisaH
Amorbus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Tip bug) at Hughes, ACT - 19 Apr 2023 by LisaH
Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Hughes, ACT - 6 Jan 2023 by KL
Arthropodium fimbriatum (Nodding Chocolate Lily) at Hughes, ACT - 11 Nov 2022 by KL
Daviesia mimosoides subsp. mimosoides at Hughes, ACT - 12 Oct 2022 by Harrisi
Paropsisterna fastidiosa (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Hughes, ACT - 12 Oct 2022 by Harrisi
Daviesia mimosoides subsp. mimosoides at Hughes, ACT - 3 Oct 2022 by LisaH
Bossiaea buxifolia (Matted Bossiaea) at Hughes, ACT - 7 Sep 2022 by LisaH
Acacia floribunda (White Sally Wattle, Gossamer Wattle) at Hughes, ACT - 22 May 2022 by KL
Lepidoptera unclassified IMMATURE moth at Hughes, ACT - 3 Apr 2022 by LisaH
Rubus anglocandicans (Blackberry) at Hughes, ACT - 14 Mar 2022 by KL
Lepidoptera unclassified IMMATURE moth at Hughes, ACT - 10 Mar 2022 by LisaH
Lasioglossum (Homalictus) punctatus (A halictid bee) at Hughes, ACT - 10 Mar 2022 by LisaH
Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Hughes, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by KL
Tricoryne elatior (Yellow Rush Lily) at Hughes, ACT - 11 Dec 2021 by KL
Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Deakin, ACT - 19 Nov 2021 by KL
Lomatia myricoides (River Lomatia) at Hughes, ACT - 6 Nov 2021 by KL
Arthropodium fimbriatum (Nodding Chocolate Lily) at Hughes, ACT - 6 Nov 2021 by KL
Arthropodium fimbriatum (Nodding Chocolate Lily) at Hughes, ACT - 31 Oct 2021 by KL
Kunzea parvifolia (Violet Kunzea) at Deakin, ACT - 25 Oct 2021 by KL
Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Hughes, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by KL
Calotis lappulacea (Yellow Burr Daisy) at Hughes, ACT - 8 Oct 2021 by Tapirlord
Papaver somniferum subsp. setigerum (Opium Poppy) at Hughes, ACT - 8 Oct 2021 by Tapirlord
Cassinia longifolia (Shiny Cassinia, Cauliflower Bush) at Hughes, ACT - 8 Oct 2021 by Tapirlord
Paropsisterna m-fuscum (Eucalyptus Leaf Beetle) at Hughes, ACT - 8 Oct 2021 by Tapirlord
Heteronyx dimidiatus (Dimidiatus scarab beetle) at Hughes, ACT - 17 Sep 2021 by LisaH
Lauxaniidae (family) (Unidentified lauxaniid fly) at Hughes, ACT - 17 Sep 2021 by LisaH
Lasioglossum (Homalictus) punctatus (A halictid bee) at Deakin, ACT - 15 Sep 2021 by LisaH
Calotis lappulacea (Yellow Burr Daisy) at Hughes, ACT - 14 Sep 2021 by KL
Tiliqua scincoides scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Hughes, ACT - 9 Sep 2021 by KL
Leptospermum myrtifolium (Myrtle Teatree) at Hughes, ACT - 31 Aug 2021 by Tapirlord
Westringia eremicola (Slender Western Rosemary) at Hughes, ACT - 31 Aug 2021 by Tapirlord
Bossiaea buxifolia (Matted Bossiaea) at Hughes, ACT - 31 Aug 2021 by Tapirlord
Grevillea sp. (Grevillea) at Hughes, ACT - 31 Aug 2021 by Tapirlord
Micromyrtus ciliata (Fringed Heath-myrtle) at Hughes, ACT - 31 Aug 2021 by Tapirlord
Myoporum montanum (Western Boobialla, Water Bush) at Hughes, ACT - 31 Aug 2021 by Tapirlord
Cupressus arizonica (Arizona Cypress) at Hughes, ACT - 31 Aug 2021 by Tapirlord
Philotheca myoporoides (Long-leaf Wax-Flower) at Hughes, ACT - 31 Aug 2021 by Tapirlord
Acacia floribunda (White Sally Wattle, Gossamer Wattle) at Hughes, ACT - 31 Aug 2021 by Tapirlord
Lomandra sp. (A Matrush) at Hughes, ACT - 23 Aug 2021 by KL
Cryptandra amara (Bitter Cryptandra) at Hughes, ACT - 15 Aug 2021 by KL
Oxypetalum coeruleum (Tweedia or Southern Star) at Hughes, ACT - 9 Apr 2021 by Tapirlord
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Hughes, ACT - 9 Apr 2021 by Tapirlord
Onobrychis viciifolia (Sainfoin) at Hughes, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by Jiggy
Uresiphita ornithopteralis (Tree Lucerne Moth) at Hughes, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by LisaH
Euphorbia dallachyana (Mat Spurge, Caustic Weed) at Hughes, ACT - 30 Jan 2021 by Tapirlord
Paropsisterna m-fuscum (Eucalyptus Leaf Beetle) at Hughes, ACT - 30 Jan 2021 by Tapirlord
Trichonephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Hughes, ACT - 30 Jan 2021 by Tapirlord
Miridae (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at Hughes, ACT - 24 Jan 2021 by LisaH
Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Hughes, ACT - 20 Jan 2021 by KL
Trifolium angustifolium (Narrowleaf Clover) at Hughes, ACT - 8 Dec 2020 by KL
Anoplognathus montanus (Montane Christmas beetle) at Hughes, ACT - 4 Dec 2020 by KL
Kunzea ericoides (Burgan) at Hughes, ACT - 4 Dec 2020 by jennyt
Acacia sp. (A Wattle) at Hughes, ACT - 4 Dec 2020 by jennyt
Glycine clandestina (Twining Glycine) at Hughes, ACT - 3 Dec 2020 by KL
Pelargonium inodorum (Kopata) at Hughes, ACT - 23 Nov 2020 by TomT

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  • 2 Abundance
  • 25 Apr 2024 06:31 PM Recorded on
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  • Dependent young Breeding behaviour
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