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Purple Swamphen at Bega, NSW

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Porphyrio porphyrio at Bega, NSW - 21 Feb 2019
Porphyrio porphyrio at Bega, NSW - 21 Feb 2019

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Hemicordulia australiae (Australian Emerald) at Bega, NSW - 6 Mar 2020 by MaxCampbell Leptocneria reducta (White Cedar Moth) at Bega, NSW - 6 Mar 2020 by MaxCampbell Ludwigia peploides subsp. montevidensis (Water Primrose) at Bega, NSW - 28 Jan 2020 by JackieMiles Elatine gratioloides (Water Wort) at Bega, NSW - 28 Jan 2020 by JackieMiles Altica aenea (Ludwigia flea beetle) at Bega, NSW - 28 Jan 2020 by JackieMiles Ludwigia palustris (Marsh Ludwigia, Creeping Primrose) at Bega, NSW - 28 Jan 2020 by JackieMiles Persicaria decipiens (Slender Knotweed) at Bega, NSW - 28 Jan 2020 by JackieMiles RHYPAROCHROMIDAE (family) (Seed bug) at Bega, NSW - 28 Jan 2020 by JackieMiles Polygonum plebeium (Small Knotweed) at Bega, NSW - 28 Jan 2020 by JackieMiles Persicaria orientalis (Princes Feathers) at Bega, NSW - 28 Jan 2020 by JackieMiles Persicaria lapathifolia (Pale Knotweed) at Bega, NSW - 28 Jan 2020 by JackieMiles Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Lady Beetle) at Bega, NSW - 28 Jan 2020 by JackieMiles Neorrhina punctata (Spotted flower chafer) at Bega, NSW - 21 Jan 2020 by JackieMiles Juncus acutus (Sharp Rush) at Bega, NSW - 21 Jan 2020 by JackieMiles Mentha pulegium (Pennyroyal) at Bega, NSW - 21 Jan 2020 by JackieMiles Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) at Bega, NSW - 21 Jan 2020 by JackieMiles Pelecanus conspicillatus (Australian Pelican) at Bega, NSW - 21 Jan 2020 by JackieMiles Himantopus leucocephalus (Pied or White-headed Stilt) at Bega, NSW - 21 Jan 2020 by MaxCampbell Polistes (Polistes) chinensis (Asian paper wasp) at Bega, NSW - 21 Jan 2020 by MaxCampbell Pterygophorus cinctus (Bottlebrush sawfly) at Bega, NSW - 21 Jan 2020 by MaxCampbell Ricciocarpos natans (Fringed Heartwort) at Bega, NSW - 31 Oct 2019 by JackieMiles Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 10 Jul 2019 by MaxCampbell Pelecanus conspicillatus (Australian Pelican) at Bega, NSW - 13 Jun 2019 by MaxCampbell Bidens subalternans (Greater Beggar's Ticks) at Bega, NSW - 22 Mar 2019 by JackieMiles Lythrum salicaria (Purple Loosestrife) at Bega, NSW - 21 Feb 2019 by JackieMiles Hydrocotyle verticillata (Shield Pennywort) at Bega, NSW - 21 Feb 2019 by JackieMiles Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 21 Feb 2019 by MaxCampbell Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Bega, NSW - 21 Feb 2019 by MaxCampbell Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Bega, NSW - 21 Feb 2019 by MaxCampbell Pelecanus conspicillatus (Australian Pelican) at Bega, NSW - 21 Feb 2019 by MaxCampbell Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Bega, NSW - 21 Feb 2019 by MaxCampbell Xanthagrion erythroneurum (Red and Blue Damsel) at Bega, NSW - 21 Feb 2019 by MaxCampbell Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Bega, NSW - 21 Feb 2019 by MaxCampbell Tipanaea patulella (Tipanaea patulella) at Bega, NSW - 14 Feb 2019 by MaxCampbell Phalacrocorax sulcirostris (Little Black Cormorant) at Bega, NSW - 14 Feb 2019 by MaxCampbell Cacatua sanguinea (Little Corella) at Bega, NSW - 14 Feb 2019 by MaxCampbell Cacatua sanguinea (Little Corella) at Bega, NSW - 6 Feb 2019 by MaxCampbell Hemicordulia australiae (Australian Emerald) at Bega, NSW - 6 Feb 2019 by MaxCampbell Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Bega, NSW - 6 Feb 2019 by MaxCampbell Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) at Bega, NSW - 18 Jul 2018 by JackieMiles Pelecanus conspicillatus (Australian Pelican) at Bega, NSW - 18 Jul 2018 by JackieMiles Anas (Spatula) rhynchotis rhynchotis (Australian Shoveler) at Bega, NSW - 18 Jul 2018 by JackieMiles Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2017 by MaxCampbell Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2017 by MaxCampbell Grallina cyanoleuca (Magpie-lark) at Bega, NSW - 24 Aug 2017 by MaxCampbell Corvus coronoides (Australian Raven) at Bega, NSW - 16 Aug 2017 by RossMannell Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Bega, NSW - 16 Aug 2017 by RossMannell Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 2 Feb 2017 by MaxCampbell Anas gracilis (Grey Teal) at Bega, NSW - 11 Apr 2016 by MaxCampbell Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Bega, NSW - 14 Jul 2015 by MaxCampbell Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Bega, NSW - 30 Apr 2015 by MaxCampbell Phalacrocorax sulcirostris (Little Black Cormorant) at Bega, NSW - 26 Mar 2015 by MaxCampbell Grallina cyanoleuca (Magpie-lark) at Bega, NSW - 25 Mar 2015 by MaxCampbell Gallinula tenebrosa (Dusky Moorhen) at Bega, NSW - 24 Jul 2014 by MaxCampbell Anas castanea (Chestnut Teal) at Bega, NSW - 17 Jul 2014 by MaxCampbell Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 29 Oct 2013 by MaxCampbell Pelecanus conspicillatus (Australian Pelican) at Bega, NSW - 8 May 2012 by MaxCampbell Scolypopa australis (Passionvine hopper, Fluffy bum) at Bega, NSW - 25 Jan 2007 by MaxCampbell
Hemicordulia australiae (Australian Emerald) at Bega, NSW - 6 Mar 2020 by MaxCampbell
Leptocneria reducta (White Cedar Moth) at Bega, NSW - 6 Mar 2020 by MaxCampbell
Ludwigia peploides subsp. montevidensis (Water Primrose) at Bega, NSW - 28 Jan 2020 by JackieMiles
Elatine gratioloides (Water Wort) at Bega, NSW - 28 Jan 2020 by JackieMiles
Altica aenea (Ludwigia flea beetle) at Bega, NSW - 28 Jan 2020 by JackieMiles
Ludwigia palustris (Marsh Ludwigia, Creeping Primrose) at Bega, NSW - 28 Jan 2020 by JackieMiles
Persicaria decipiens (Slender Knotweed) at Bega, NSW - 28 Jan 2020 by JackieMiles
RHYPAROCHROMIDAE (family) (Seed bug) at Bega, NSW - 28 Jan 2020 by JackieMiles
Polygonum plebeium (Small Knotweed) at Bega, NSW - 28 Jan 2020 by JackieMiles
Persicaria orientalis (Princes Feathers) at Bega, NSW - 28 Jan 2020 by JackieMiles
Persicaria lapathifolia (Pale Knotweed) at Bega, NSW - 28 Jan 2020 by JackieMiles
Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Lady Beetle) at Bega, NSW - 28 Jan 2020 by JackieMiles
Neorrhina punctata (Spotted flower chafer) at Bega, NSW - 21 Jan 2020 by JackieMiles
Juncus acutus (Sharp Rush) at Bega, NSW - 21 Jan 2020 by JackieMiles
Mentha pulegium (Pennyroyal) at Bega, NSW - 21 Jan 2020 by JackieMiles
Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) at Bega, NSW - 21 Jan 2020 by JackieMiles
Pelecanus conspicillatus (Australian Pelican) at Bega, NSW - 21 Jan 2020 by JackieMiles
Himantopus leucocephalus (Pied or White-headed Stilt) at Bega, NSW - 21 Jan 2020 by MaxCampbell
Polistes (Polistes) chinensis (Asian paper wasp) at Bega, NSW - 21 Jan 2020 by MaxCampbell
Pterygophorus cinctus (Bottlebrush sawfly) at Bega, NSW - 21 Jan 2020 by MaxCampbell
Ricciocarpos natans (Fringed Heartwort) at Bega, NSW - 31 Oct 2019 by JackieMiles
Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 10 Jul 2019 by MaxCampbell
Pelecanus conspicillatus (Australian Pelican) at Bega, NSW - 13 Jun 2019 by MaxCampbell
Bidens subalternans (Greater Beggar's Ticks) at Bega, NSW - 22 Mar 2019 by JackieMiles
Lythrum salicaria (Purple Loosestrife) at Bega, NSW - 21 Feb 2019 by JackieMiles
Hydrocotyle verticillata (Shield Pennywort) at Bega, NSW - 21 Feb 2019 by JackieMiles
Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 21 Feb 2019 by MaxCampbell
Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Bega, NSW - 21 Feb 2019 by MaxCampbell
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Bega, NSW - 21 Feb 2019 by MaxCampbell
Pelecanus conspicillatus (Australian Pelican) at Bega, NSW - 21 Feb 2019 by MaxCampbell
Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Bega, NSW - 21 Feb 2019 by MaxCampbell
Xanthagrion erythroneurum (Red and Blue Damsel) at Bega, NSW - 21 Feb 2019 by MaxCampbell
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Bega, NSW - 21 Feb 2019 by MaxCampbell
Tipanaea patulella (Tipanaea patulella) at Bega, NSW - 14 Feb 2019 by MaxCampbell
Phalacrocorax sulcirostris (Little Black Cormorant) at Bega, NSW - 14 Feb 2019 by MaxCampbell
Cacatua sanguinea (Little Corella) at Bega, NSW - 14 Feb 2019 by MaxCampbell
Cacatua sanguinea (Little Corella) at Bega, NSW - 6 Feb 2019 by MaxCampbell
Hemicordulia australiae (Australian Emerald) at Bega, NSW - 6 Feb 2019 by MaxCampbell
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Bega, NSW - 6 Feb 2019 by MaxCampbell
Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) at Bega, NSW - 18 Jul 2018 by JackieMiles
Pelecanus conspicillatus (Australian Pelican) at Bega, NSW - 18 Jul 2018 by JackieMiles
Anas (Spatula) rhynchotis rhynchotis (Australian Shoveler) at Bega, NSW - 18 Jul 2018 by JackieMiles
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2017 by MaxCampbell
Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2017 by MaxCampbell
Grallina cyanoleuca (Magpie-lark) at Bega, NSW - 24 Aug 2017 by MaxCampbell
Corvus coronoides (Australian Raven) at Bega, NSW - 16 Aug 2017 by RossMannell
Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Bega, NSW - 16 Aug 2017 by RossMannell
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 2 Feb 2017 by MaxCampbell
Anas gracilis (Grey Teal) at Bega, NSW - 11 Apr 2016 by MaxCampbell
Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Bega, NSW - 14 Jul 2015 by MaxCampbell
Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Bega, NSW - 30 Apr 2015 by MaxCampbell
Phalacrocorax sulcirostris (Little Black Cormorant) at Bega, NSW - 26 Mar 2015 by MaxCampbell
Grallina cyanoleuca (Magpie-lark) at Bega, NSW - 25 Mar 2015 by MaxCampbell
Gallinula tenebrosa (Dusky Moorhen) at Bega, NSW - 24 Jul 2014 by MaxCampbell
Anas castanea (Chestnut Teal) at Bega, NSW - 17 Jul 2014 by MaxCampbell
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 29 Oct 2013 by MaxCampbell
Pelecanus conspicillatus (Australian Pelican) at Bega, NSW - 8 May 2012 by MaxCampbell
Scolypopa australis (Passionvine hopper, Fluffy bum) at Bega, NSW - 25 Jan 2007 by MaxCampbell

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Location information

  • Coordinates 149.835339-36.673811
  • Places Bega, NSW

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 21 Feb 2019 Recorded on
  • MaxCampbell Recorded by

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