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Blue Skimmer at Bournda Environment Education Centre

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Orthetrum caledonicum at Bournda Environment Education Centre - 4 Jan 2018
Orthetrum caledonicum at Bournda Environment Education Centre - 4 Jan 2018
Orthetrum caledonicum at Bournda Environment Education Centre - 4 Jan 2018
Orthetrum caledonicum at Bournda Environment Education Centre - 4 Jan 2018

Identification history

Dragonfly (Anisoptera) Orthetrum caledonicum 2 Mar 2018 JackieMiles
Dragonfly (Anisoptera) Orthetrum caledonicum 2 Mar 2018 RossMannell

1 comment

   2 Mar 2018
Hi Ross, I wouldn't stick my neck out with dragon/damselfly IDs for many species, but we've become very familiar with this common species. They seem like like still water and our dams abound with them.

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Papilio (Princeps) aegeus (Large Citrus Butterfly) at Bournda Environment Education Centre - 9 Mar 2019
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Bournda Environment Education Centre - 9 Mar 2019
Banksia integrifolia subsp. integrifolia (Coast Banksia) at Bournda Environment Education Centre - 10 Jun 2018
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Bournda Environment Education Centre - 5 May 2018
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Bournda Environment Education Centre - 5 May 2018
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Bournda Environment Education Centre - 22 Oct 2017
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Bournda Environment Education Centre - 30 May 2017
Orthetrum sabina (Slender Skimmer) at Bournda Environment Education Centre - 9 Feb 2017
Philydrum lanuginosum (Frogsmouth) at Bournda Environment Education Centre - 15 Feb 2011

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Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 4 Jan 2018 6:14 PM Recorded on
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