Native RatRattus lutreolus

Swamp Rat at Wonboyn, NSW

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Rattus lutreolus at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Dec 2014
Rattus lutreolus at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Dec 2014
Rattus lutreolus at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Dec 2014
Rattus lutreolus at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Dec 2014
Rattus lutreolus at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Dec 2014
Rattus lutreolus at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Dec 2014
Rattus lutreolus at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Dec 2014

Identification history

Native Rat Rattus lutreolus 14 Jan 2018 JackieMilesUltra Reporter - JackieMiles has reported over 500 sightings!
Native Rat Rattus lutreolus 14 Jan 2018 Paul

Author's notes

found among grasses in open forest. We assume this is a juvenile Swamp Rat, based on fur and feet colour

1 comment

   14 Jan 2018
Hi Paul, Yep, the dark feet and small rounded ears seem to be pretty definitely Swamp Rat. Next time we trap a Rattus rattus here we'll have to get some shots up there for comparison. In all the years of bumping them off it seems we have never taken a photo.

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Hypoblemum sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 12 Jan 2018
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Simosyrphus grandicornis at Wonboyn, NSW - 7 Oct 2017
Caladenia carnea at Wonboyn, NSW - 7 Oct 2017
Glyphipterix cometophora at Wonboyn, NSW - 7 Oct 2017
Venator spenceri at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Oct 2017
Venatrix australiensis at Wonboyn, NSW - 27 Sep 2017
Ixodes holocyclus at Wonboyn, NSW - 18 Sep 2017
Taxeotis perlinearia at Wonboyn, NSW - 18 Sep 2017
BRACONIDAE at Wonboyn, NSW - 18 Sep 2017
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Exoneura sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Sep 2017
Orthodera ministralis at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Apr 2017
Polistes (Polistella) humilis at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Mar 2017
Acrida conica at Wonboyn, NSW - 20 Mar 2017
Hypocysta metirius at Wonboyn, NSW - 16 Mar 2017
Heteronympha paradelpha at Wonboyn, NSW - 16 Mar 2017
Orthetrum caledonicum at Wonboyn, NSW - 9 Feb 2017
Austroscolia soror at Wonboyn, NSW - 8 Feb 2017
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Austroargiolestes icteromelas icteromelas at Wonboyn, NSW - 6 Jan 2017
Geitonura acantha at Wonboyn, NSW - 6 Jan 2017
Hemicordulia tau at Wonboyn, NSW - 29 Dec 2016
Austroagrion watsoni at Wonboyn, NSW - 29 Dec 2016
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Ischnura aurora at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Nov 2016
Melangyna sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Nov 2016
Pseudopantilius australis at Wonboyn, NSW - 31 Oct 2016
Argynnina cyrila at Wonboyn, NSW - 31 Oct 2016
Austrolestes psyche at Wonboyn, NSW - 28 Oct 2016
Austrolestes leda at Wonboyn, NSW - 28 Oct 2016
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Orthorhinus cylindrirostris at Wonboyn, NSW - 24 Oct 2016
Psednura sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 16 Oct 2016
Venator spenceri at Wonboyn, NSW - 5 Oct 2016
Venatrix mckayi at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Oct 2016
Plecia dimidiata at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Oct 2016
Hemicordulia australiae at Wonboyn, NSW - 20 Mar 2016
Chrysolopus spectabilis at Wonboyn, NSW - 27 Feb 2016
Glycaspis sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Feb 2016
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Tisiphone abeona at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Feb 2016
Heteronympha paradelpha at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Feb 2016
Sextius sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Feb 2016
Heteronympha paradelpha at Wonboyn, NSW - 14 Feb 2016
Thynnus sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 27 Jan 2016
Chauliognathus imperialis at Wonboyn, NSW - 18 Jan 2016
Ectomocoris patricius at Wonboyn, NSW - 10 Jan 2016
Orthodera ministralis at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Dec 2015
Ellipsidion sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Dec 2015
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Nerthra sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 25 Nov 2015
Ishidaella sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 23 Nov 2015
Castiarina scalaris at Wonboyn, NSW - 22 Nov 2015
Simosyrphus grandicornis at Wonboyn, NSW - 19 Nov 2015
Argynnina cyrila at Wonboyn, NSW - 1 Nov 2015
Austrolestes cingulatus at Wonboyn, NSW - 28 Oct 2015
Oncopeltus sordidus at Wonboyn, NSW - 31 Jan 2015
Oncopeltus sordidus at Wonboyn, NSW - 27 Jan 2015
Geitonura acantha at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Jan 2015
Geitonura acantha at Wonboyn, NSW - 19 Jan 2015
Paraoxypilus tasmaniensis at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Jan 2015
Hemicordulia australiae at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Jan 2015
Eurymeloides bicincta at Wonboyn, NSW - 5 Nov 2014
Adversaeschna brevistyla at Wonboyn, NSW - 14 Oct 2014
Eupoecila australasiae at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Oct 2014
Tasmanicosa godeffroyi at Wonboyn, NSW - 14 Feb 2014
Rattus fuscipes (TBC) at Wonboyn, NSW - 14 Jan 2018
Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Jan 2018
Candalides xanthospilos at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Jan 2018
Hypoblemum sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 12 Jan 2018
Chauliognathus imperialis at Wonboyn, NSW - 10 Jan 2018
Litoria peronii at Wonboyn, NSW - 10 Jan 2018
Hemicordulia tau at Wonboyn, NSW - 10 Jan 2018
Parapalaeosepsis plebeia at Wonboyn, NSW - 9 Jan 2018
Periclystus circuiter at Wonboyn, NSW - 4 Jan 2018
Haemaphysalis longicornis at Wonboyn, NSW - 24 Dec 2017
Spilosoma curvata at Wonboyn, NSW - 7 Oct 2017
Simosyrphus grandicornis at Wonboyn, NSW - 7 Oct 2017
Caladenia carnea at Wonboyn, NSW - 7 Oct 2017
Glyphipterix cometophora at Wonboyn, NSW - 7 Oct 2017
Venator spenceri at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Oct 2017
Venatrix australiensis at Wonboyn, NSW - 27 Sep 2017
Ixodes holocyclus at Wonboyn, NSW - 18 Sep 2017
Taxeotis perlinearia at Wonboyn, NSW - 18 Sep 2017
BRACONIDAE at Wonboyn, NSW - 18 Sep 2017
Argynnina cyrila at Wonboyn, NSW - 18 Sep 2017
Austrolestes io at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Sep 2017
Exoneura sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Sep 2017
Orthodera ministralis at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Apr 2017
Polistes (Polistella) humilis at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Mar 2017
Acrida conica at Wonboyn, NSW - 20 Mar 2017
Hypocysta metirius at Wonboyn, NSW - 16 Mar 2017
Heteronympha paradelpha at Wonboyn, NSW - 16 Mar 2017
Orthetrum caledonicum at Wonboyn, NSW - 9 Feb 2017
Austroscolia soror at Wonboyn, NSW - 8 Feb 2017
Orthetrum caledonicum at Wonboyn, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Austroargiolestes icteromelas icteromelas at Wonboyn, NSW - 6 Jan 2017
Geitonura acantha at Wonboyn, NSW - 6 Jan 2017
Hemicordulia tau at Wonboyn, NSW - 29 Dec 2016
Austroagrion watsoni at Wonboyn, NSW - 29 Dec 2016
Austroagrion watsoni at Wonboyn, NSW - 28 Dec 2016
Chauliognathus sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 18 Nov 2016
Ischnura aurora at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Nov 2016
Melangyna sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Nov 2016
Pseudopantilius australis at Wonboyn, NSW - 31 Oct 2016
Argynnina cyrila at Wonboyn, NSW - 31 Oct 2016
Austrolestes psyche at Wonboyn, NSW - 28 Oct 2016
Austrolestes leda at Wonboyn, NSW - 28 Oct 2016
Austrolestes leda at Wonboyn, NSW - 26 Oct 2016
Orthorhinus cylindrirostris at Wonboyn, NSW - 24 Oct 2016
Psednura sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 16 Oct 2016
Venator spenceri at Wonboyn, NSW - 5 Oct 2016
Venatrix mckayi at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Oct 2016
Plecia dimidiata at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Oct 2016
Hemicordulia australiae at Wonboyn, NSW - 20 Mar 2016
Chrysolopus spectabilis at Wonboyn, NSW - 27 Feb 2016
Glycaspis sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Feb 2016
Polistes (Polistella) humilis at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Feb 2016
Tisiphone abeona at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Feb 2016
Heteronympha paradelpha at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Feb 2016
Sextius sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Feb 2016
Heteronympha paradelpha at Wonboyn, NSW - 14 Feb 2016
Thynnus sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 27 Jan 2016
Chauliognathus imperialis at Wonboyn, NSW - 18 Jan 2016
Ectomocoris patricius at Wonboyn, NSW - 10 Jan 2016
Orthodera ministralis at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Dec 2015
Ellipsidion sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Dec 2015
Lissopimpla excelsa at Wonboyn, NSW - 9 Dec 2015
Nerthra sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 25 Nov 2015
Ishidaella sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 23 Nov 2015
Castiarina scalaris at Wonboyn, NSW - 22 Nov 2015
Simosyrphus grandicornis at Wonboyn, NSW - 19 Nov 2015
Argynnina cyrila at Wonboyn, NSW - 1 Nov 2015
Austrolestes cingulatus at Wonboyn, NSW - 28 Oct 2015
Oncopeltus sordidus at Wonboyn, NSW - 31 Jan 2015
Oncopeltus sordidus at Wonboyn, NSW - 27 Jan 2015
Geitonura acantha at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Jan 2015
Geitonura acantha at Wonboyn, NSW - 19 Jan 2015
Paraoxypilus tasmaniensis at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Jan 2015
Hemicordulia australiae at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Jan 2015
Eurymeloides bicincta at Wonboyn, NSW - 5 Nov 2014
Adversaeschna brevistyla at Wonboyn, NSW - 14 Oct 2014
Eupoecila australasiae at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Oct 2014
Tasmanicosa godeffroyi at Wonboyn, NSW - 14 Feb 2014

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