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michaelbMultiple Significant Sightings - michaelb has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - michaelb has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - michaelb joined us in 2014! 3.3K

BettyDonWoodUltra Reporter - BettyDonWood has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - BettyDonWood joined us in 2014! 2.4K

AaronClausenMultiple Significant Sightings - AaronClausen has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - AaronClausen has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - AaronClausen joined us in 2014! 1.7K

MikeMultiple Significant Sightings - Mike has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - Mike has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - Mike joined us in 2014! 1.2K

galah681Significant Sighting - galah681 has made a recognised, significant sighting!Ultra Reporter - galah681 has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - galah681 joined us in 2014! 1.1K

Plants

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Reptiles and Frogs

Birds

Mammals

Insects

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Latest significant sightings

Speedsta reported Fungus / Moss / Liverwort Hexagonia vesparia at Queanbeyan West, NSW

NathanaelCSignificant Sighting - NathanaelC has made a recognised, significant sighting! reported Glider Petaurus breviceps at Macquarie, ACT

LukeMcElhinneyMultiple Significant Sightings - LukeMcElhinney has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Founding Explorer - LukeMcElhinney joined us in 2014! reported Other Shrub Pomaderris pallida at Bullen Range

JohnBundockSignificant Sighting - JohnBundock has made a recognised, significant sighting!Bulk Reporter - JohnBundock has reported over 100 sightings! reported Other - smaller than magpie Epthianura albifrons at Cotter River, ACT

jackfrench reported Monitor/Gecko Varanus rosenbergi at Banks, ACT

MikeMultiple Significant Sightings - Mike has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - Mike has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - Mike joined us in 2014! reported Other Shrub Leycesteria formosa at Isaacs, ACT

RobSpeirsMultiple Significant Sightings - RobSpeirs has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr! reported Cricket Cooraboorama canberrae at Dunlop Grasslands

RyuCallawayMultiple Significant Sightings - RyuCallaway has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - RyuCallaway has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - RyuCallaway joined us in 2014! reported Daisy Euryops chrysanthemoides at Fadden, ACT

RobSpeirsMultiple Significant Sightings - RobSpeirs has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr! reported Pea Cullen tenax at Aranda Snowgums

RobSpeirsMultiple Significant Sightings - RobSpeirs has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr! reported Monitor/Gecko Varanus rosenbergi at Clear Range, NSW

Recently identified

BettyDonWoodUltra Reporter - BettyDonWood has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - BettyDonWood joined us in 2014! confirmed Lily & Iris Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica at Murrumbateman, NSW

BettyDonWoodUltra Reporter - BettyDonWood has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - BettyDonWood joined us in 2014! confirmed Pea Hovea heterophylla at Murrumbateman, NSW

SallyandPeter suggested Lily & Iris Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica at Murrumbateman, NSW

SallyandPeter suggested Pea Hovea heterophylla at Murrumbateman, NSW

SilkeSmaSignificant Sighting - SilkeSma has made a recognised, significant sighting!Bulk Reporter - SilkeSma has reported over 100 sightings!Founding Explorer - SilkeSma joined us in 2014! suggested Other Tree Callitris endlicheri at Mount Ainslie

SilkeSmaSignificant Sighting - SilkeSma has made a recognised, significant sighting!Bulk Reporter - SilkeSma has reported over 100 sightings!Founding Explorer - SilkeSma joined us in 2014! confirmed Other Tree Hakea salicifolia subsp. salicifolia at Mount Ainslie

michaelbMultiple Significant Sightings - michaelb has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - michaelb has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - michaelb joined us in 2014! confirmed Grass Briza minor at Motor Village East

BettyDonWoodUltra Reporter - BettyDonWood has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - BettyDonWood joined us in 2014! confirmed Other Shrub Crataegus monogyna at Motor Village East

BettyDonWoodUltra Reporter - BettyDonWood has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - BettyDonWood joined us in 2014! suggested Other Tree Melaleuca parvistaminea at Motor Village East

BettyDonWoodUltra Reporter - BettyDonWood has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - BettyDonWood joined us in 2014! confirmed Wattle Acacia penninervis var. penninervis at Motor Village East

Latest discussion

8 hrs ago
Acacia falciformis also has a marginal gland with a vein leading towards the midvein. However, its leaves have an obtuse tip, and the stalks of t...

Wattle Acacia penninervis var. penninervis (Hickory wattle)
michaelbMultiple Significant Sightings - michaelb has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - michaelb has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - michaelb joined us in 2014! wrote:
Yesterday
Thanks Roy, they were very attractive.

Other moth Pollanisus viridipulverulenta (Satin-green Forester)
TonyWoodFounding Explorer - TonyWood joined us in 2014! wrote:
Yesterday
The second photo does have Eriochilus leaves, but I think the first photo is of a Cyrtostylis leaf, judging by the shape and the venation; there ...

Orchid Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands)
em.belton wrote:
Yesterday
Beautiful photo!

Monotreme Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna)

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