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Lace Monitor at Brogo, NSW

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Varanus varius at Brogo, NSW - 11 Sep 2019
Varanus varius at Brogo, NSW - 11 Sep 2019
Varanus varius at Brogo, NSW - 11 Sep 2019
Varanus varius at Brogo, NSW - 11 Sep 2019

Identification history

Monitor Varanus varius 12 Sep 2019 MaxCampbell

3 comments

   27 Sep 2019
Hi Patrick,
I've added a photo to this sighting which shows Varanus varius with eyes open and tongue out.
Cheers,
   27 Sep 2019
Thanks Max. There goes my theory. :)
Was the monitor drinking in the first photo?
   27 Sep 2019
Yes; The proper sequence is:
Photo 2 (&4) Ambles down to our dam, sensing with tongue.
Photo 1 Takes a lengthy drink.
Photo 3 Ambles back out.
I was standing still about 10 meters away observing Dragonfly activity. The monitor either didn't notice me or wasn't fussed.

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Papilio (Princeps) aegeus (Large Citrus Butterfly) at Brogo, NSW - 23 Oct 2019
Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Lady Beetle) at Brogo, NSW - 20 Oct 2019
Coelophora inaequalis (Variable Ladybird) at Brogo, NSW - 20 Oct 2019
Ocybadistes flavovittata (Narrow-brand grass-dart) at Brogo, NSW - 20 Oct 2019
Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Brogo, NSW - 20 Oct 2019
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Brogo, NSW - 20 Oct 2019
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Brogo, NSW - 18 Oct 2019
Vombatus ursinus (Bare-nosed Wombat) at Brogo, NSW - 16 Oct 2019
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-parrot) at Brogo, NSW - 14 Oct 2019
Exoneura sp. (Reed Bees) at Brogo, NSW - 13 Oct 2019
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) lanarium (TBC) at Brogo, NSW - 13 Oct 2019
Lasioglossum sp. (TBC) at Brogo, NSW - 13 Oct 2019
Megachile (Eutricharaea) maculariformis (Leafcutter bee) at Brogo, NSW - 13 Oct 2019
Ocybadistes flavovittata (TBC) at Brogo, NSW - 13 Oct 2019
Melangyna sp. (Hover Fly) at Brogo, NSW - 13 Oct 2019
Apis (Apis) mellifera (Honey Bee) at Brogo, NSW - 13 Oct 2019
Hypocysta metirius (Brown Ringlet) at Brogo, NSW - 13 Oct 2019
Hippodamia variegata (Spotted Amber Ladybird) at Brogo, NSW - 13 Oct 2019
Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Brogo, NSW - 12 Oct 2019
Salix babylonica (Weeping Willow) at Brogo, NSW - 12 Oct 2019
Marsdenia rostrata (Common Milk-vine) at Brogo, NSW - 12 Oct 2019
Araujia sericifera (Moth Vine, Moth Plant) at Brogo, NSW - 12 Oct 2019
Hypolepis glandulifera (Sticky Ground Fern) at Brogo, NSW - 12 Oct 2019
Viola hederacea (Ivy-leaf Violet) at Brogo, NSW - 12 Oct 2019
TEPHRITIDAE (family) (Fruit fly or seed fly) at Brogo, NSW - 12 Oct 2019
Diphucephala sp. (Diphucephala scarab beetle) at Brogo, NSW - 12 Oct 2019
Melangyna sp. (Hover Fly) at Brogo, NSW - 12 Oct 2019
Rhytidoponera metallica (Green-head ant) at Brogo, NSW - 6 Oct 2019
Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Lady Beetle) at Brogo, NSW - 6 Oct 2019
Nysius vinitor (Rutherglen bug) at Brogo, NSW - 6 Oct 2019
Megachile (Eutricharaea) maculariformis (Leafcutter bee) at Brogo, NSW - 6 Oct 2019
Unidentified Longhorn beetle (Cerambycidae) (TBC) at Brogo, NSW - 6 Oct 2019
Chauliognathus lugubris (Plague Soldier Beetle) at Brogo, NSW - 5 Oct 2019
Coelophora inaequalis (Ladybird beetle) at Brogo, NSW - 5 Oct 2019
Aulacophora hilaris (Pumpkin Beetle) at Brogo, NSW - 5 Oct 2019
Hypocysta metirius (Brown Ringlet) at Brogo, NSW - 27 Sep 2019
Leioproctus sp. (TBC) at Brogo, NSW - 25 Sep 2019
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water-skink) at Brogo, NSW - 25 Sep 2019
Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Brogo, NSW - 25 Sep 2019
Polyrhachis ammon (Golden-spined Ant, Golden Ant) at Brogo, NSW - 17 Sep 2019
Chlorocoma dichloraria (Guenee's or Double-fringed Emerald) at Brogo, NSW - 15 Sep 2019
Chelodina (Chelodina) longicollis (Eastern long-necked turtle) at Brogo, NSW - 14 Sep 2019
Idiodes apicata (Bracken Moth) at Brogo, NSW - 12 Sep 2019
Zieria cytisoides (Downy Zieria) at Brogo, NSW - 12 Sep 2019
Apis (Apis) mellifera (Honey Bee) at Brogo, NSW - 12 Sep 2019
Calotis lappulacea (Mallee Burr-daisy) at Brogo, NSW - 12 Sep 2019
Themeda triandra (Kangaroo Grass) at Brogo, NSW - 12 Sep 2019
Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Brogo, NSW - 12 Sep 2019
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Brogo, NSW - 12 Sep 2019
Eunatalis sp. (Clerid beetle) at Brogo, NSW - 11 Sep 2019
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Brogo, NSW - 11 Sep 2019
Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Brogo, NSW - 11 Sep 2019
Pittosporum revolutum (Large-fruited Pittosporum) at Brogo, NSW - 9 Sep 2019
Chelodina (Chelodina) longicollis (Eastern long-necked turtle) at Brogo, NSW - 8 Sep 2019
Meliphaga lewinii (Lewin's Honeyeater) at Brogo, NSW - 2 Sep 2019
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water-skink) at Brogo, NSW - 2 Sep 2019
Acacia melanoxylon (Blackwood) at Brogo, NSW - 30 Aug 2019
Trichosurus vulpecula (Common Brushtail Possum) at Brogo, NSW - 26 Aug 2019
Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree Frog) at Brogo, NSW - 24 Aug 2019
Hardenbergia violacea (Purple coral pea, Native sarsaparilla) at Brogo, NSW - 19 Aug 2019
Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at Brogo, NSW - 7 Aug 2019
Microeca fascinans (Jacky Winter) at Brogo, NSW - 28 Jul 2019
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Brogo, NSW - 27 Jul 2019
Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at Brogo, NSW - 27 Jul 2019
Pseudocheirus peregrinus (Common Ringtail Possum) at Brogo, NSW - 24 Jul 2019
Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Brogo, NSW - 4 Jul 2019
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Brogo, NSW - 26 Jun 2019
Corymbia maculata (Spotted Gum) at Brogo, NSW - 26 Jun 2019
Eucalyptus stricta at Brogo, NSW - 24 Jun 2019
Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at Brogo, NSW - 24 Jun 2019
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrike-thrush) at Brogo, NSW - 24 Jun 2019
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Brogo, NSW - 22 Jun 2019
Musca sp. (Fly) at Brogo, NSW - 30 May 2019
Boreoides subulatus (Wingless soldier fly) at Brogo, NSW - 28 May 2019
Oudemansiella 'radicata group' (Rooting Shank) at Brogo, NSW - 19 May 2019
Delias nigrina (Black Jezebel) at Brogo, NSW - 14 May 2019
STRATIOMYIDAE (Soldier fly) at Brogo, NSW - 2 May 2019
Exaireta spinigera (Garden soldier fly) at Brogo, NSW - 1 May 2019
Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Brogo, NSW - 24 Apr 2019
Gymnopilus junonius (Gymnopilus junonius) at Brogo, NSW - 19 Apr 2019
Litoria verreauxii (Verreaux's Frog) at Brogo, NSW - 12 Apr 2019
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Brogo, NSW - 11 Apr 2019
Xanthagrion erythroneurum (Red and Blue Damsel) at Brogo, NSW - 11 Apr 2019
Gymnopilus sp. (TBC) at Brogo, NSW - 24 Mar 2019
Calyptorhynchus funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-cockatoo) at Brogo, NSW - 24 Mar 2019
Calyptorhynchus funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-cockatoo) at Brogo, NSW - 17 Mar 2019
Illeis galbula (Fungus-eating Ladybird) at Brogo, NSW - 9 Mar 2019
Trigonidomorpha sjostedti (Trigonidiid cricket) at Brogo, NSW - 9 Mar 2019
Epilachna sumbana (A Leaf-eating Ladybird) at Brogo, NSW - 9 Mar 2019
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water-skink) at Brogo, NSW - 7 Mar 2019
Jalmenus evagoras (Common Imperial Blue) at Brogo, NSW - 1 Mar 2019
Eragrostis brownii (Common Lovegrass) at Brogo, NSW - 1 Mar 2019
POMPILIDAE (Unidentified Spider wasp) at Brogo, NSW - 17 Feb 2019
Agaricus sp. (TBC) at Brogo, NSW - 16 Feb 2019
Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Brogo, NSW - 13 Feb 2019
Pholodes sinistraria (Pholodes sinistraria) at Brogo, NSW - 12 Feb 2019
ALYDIDAE (family) (TBC) at Brogo, NSW - 12 Feb 2019
Unidentified Fungus (TBC) at Brogo, NSW - 6 Feb 2019
Musgraveia sulciventris (Bronze Orange Bug) at Brogo, NSW - 4 Feb 2019
Poecilopachys australasia (Two-spined spider) at Brogo, NSW - 4 Feb 2019

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Location

Location information

  • Coordinates 149.763205-36.577155
  • Altitude 183.2m
  • Places Brogo, NSW

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 11 Sep 2019 1:18 PM Recorded on
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