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Royal Spoonbill at Bega, NSW

Platalea regia at Bega, NSW - 22 Feb 2019

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Adult with three chicks at nest, Glebe Wetland.

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   27 Sep 2019
Well, well. Never realised they were nesting as well as roosting there, but the screen of box elder leaves makes it much harder to see the islands in summer.

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Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 21 Aug 2020 by LizAllen Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 21 Aug 2020 by LizAllen Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairy-wren) at Bega, NSW - 21 Aug 2020 by MaxCampbell Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Bega, NSW - 21 Aug 2020 by MaxCampbell Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 21 Aug 2020 by MaxCampbell Platalea flavipes (Yellow-billed Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 21 Aug 2020 by MaxCampbell Gallinula tenebrosa (Dusky Moorhen) at Bega, NSW - 21 Aug 2020 by MaxCampbell Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 21 Aug 2020 by MaxCampbell Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) at Bega, NSW - 21 Aug 2020 by MaxCampbell Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 21 Aug 2020 by MaxCampbell Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 21 Aug 2020 by MaxCampbell Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 2 Jun 2020 by LizAllen Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 30 May 2020 by MatthewHiggins Poliocephalus poliocephalus (Hoary headed Grebe) at Bega, NSW - 30 May 2020 by MatthewHiggins Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 1 Jan 2020 by MatthewHiggins Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Bega, NSW - 14 Dec 2019 by LizAllen Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 10 Dec 2019 by MaxCampbell Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 10 Dec 2019 by MaxCampbell Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Bega, NSW - 10 Dec 2019 by MaxCampbell Anas castanea (Chestnut Teal) at Bega, NSW - 10 Dec 2019 by MaxCampbell Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Bega, NSW - 10 Dec 2019 by MaxCampbell Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Bega, NSW - 13 Nov 2019 by MatthewHiggins Pteropus poliocephalus (Grey-headed Flying-fox) at Bega, NSW - 13 Nov 2019 by MatthewHiggins Vanellus miles (Masked Lapwing) at Bega, NSW - 5 Nov 2019 by MatthewHiggins Papilio (Princeps) aegeus (Large Citrus Butterfly) at Bega, NSW - 4 Nov 2019 by MatthewHiggins Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 23 Oct 2019 by Jackie Lambert Vanellus miles (Masked Lapwing) at Bega, NSW - 13 Oct 2019 by Leo Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 13 Oct 2019 by Leo Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 13 Oct 2019 by Leo Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 11 Oct 2019 by MatthewHiggins Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 11 Oct 2019 by MatthewHiggins Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 11 Oct 2019 by MatthewHiggins Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Bega, NSW - 11 Oct 2019 by MatthewHiggins Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 11 Oct 2019 by MatthewHiggins Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 7 Oct 2019 by MatthewHiggins Vanellus miles (Masked Lapwing) at Bega, NSW - 2 Oct 2019 by MatthewHiggins Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 2 Oct 2019 by MatthewHiggins Gallinula tenebrosa (Dusky Moorhen) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 by JackieMiles Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 by MaxCampbell Anas (Spatula) rhynchotis rhynchotis (Australian Shoveler) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 by MaxCampbell Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 by MaxCampbell Anas castanea (Chestnut Teal) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 by MaxCampbell Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 by MaxCampbell Platalea flavipes (Yellow-billed Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 by MaxCampbell Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 by MaxCampbell Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 by MaxCampbell Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 17 Aug 2019 by LizAllen Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 17 Aug 2019 by LizAllen Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Bega, NSW - 17 Aug 2019 by LizAllen Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) at Bega, NSW - 17 Aug 2019 by LizAllen Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 17 Aug 2019 by LizAllen Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Bega, NSW - 11 Aug 2019 by MatthewHiggins Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 8 Aug 2019 by MaxCampbell Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 8 Aug 2019 by MaxCampbell Platalea flavipes (Yellow-billed Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 8 Aug 2019 by MaxCampbell Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 8 Aug 2019 by MaxCampbell Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) at Bega, NSW - 8 Aug 2019 by MaxCampbell Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 24 Jul 2019 by LizAllen Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Bega, NSW - 24 Jul 2019 by LizAllen Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 10 Jul 2019 by MaxCampbell Rhipidura leucophrys (Willie Wagtail) at Bega, NSW - 10 Jul 2019 by MaxCampbell Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 10 Jul 2019 by MaxCampbell Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Bega, NSW - 10 Jul 2019 by MaxCampbell Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 13 Jun 2019 by MaxCampbell Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 13 Jun 2019 by MaxCampbell Platalea flavipes (Yellow-billed Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 13 Jun 2019 by MaxCampbell Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 13 Jun 2019 by MaxCampbell Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 11 Jun 2019 by LizAllen Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 11 Jun 2019 by LizAllen Platalea flavipes (Yellow-billed Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 2 May 2019 by LizAllen Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Bega, NSW - 2 Apr 2019 by MatthewHiggins Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 14 Mar 2019 by MatthewHiggins Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Bega, NSW - 17 Feb 2019 by MatthewHiggins Pteropus poliocephalus (Grey-headed Flying-fox) at Bega, NSW - 27 Jan 2019 by MatthewHiggins Chelodina (Chelodina) longicollis (Eastern long-necked turtle) at Bega, NSW - 9 Dec 2018 by MatthewHiggins Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 30 Nov 2018 by MaxCampbell Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 30 Nov 2018 by MaxCampbell Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 by MaxCampbell Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 by MaxCampbell Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 by MaxCampbell Chenonetta jubata (Wood Duck) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 by MaxCampbell Anas castanea (Chestnut Teal) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 by MaxCampbell Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 by MaxCampbell Platalea flavipes (Yellow-billed Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 by MaxCampbell Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 by MaxCampbell Cacatua sanguinea (Little Corella) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 by MaxCampbell Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 by MaxCampbell Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 by MaxCampbell Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 by MaxCampbell Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 by MaxCampbell Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 by MaxCampbell Gallinula tenebrosa (Dusky Moorhen) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 by MaxCampbell Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 by MaxCampbell Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 by MaxCampbell Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 by MaxCampbell Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 17 Sep 2018 by Jackie Lambert Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 by MaxCampbell Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 by MaxCampbell Anas castanea (Chestnut Teal) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 by MaxCampbell Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 by MaxCampbell
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 21 Aug 2020 by LizAllen
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 21 Aug 2020 by LizAllen
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairy-wren) at Bega, NSW - 21 Aug 2020 by MaxCampbell
Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Bega, NSW - 21 Aug 2020 by MaxCampbell
Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 21 Aug 2020 by MaxCampbell
Platalea flavipes (Yellow-billed Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 21 Aug 2020 by MaxCampbell
Gallinula tenebrosa (Dusky Moorhen) at Bega, NSW - 21 Aug 2020 by MaxCampbell
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 21 Aug 2020 by MaxCampbell
Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) at Bega, NSW - 21 Aug 2020 by MaxCampbell
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 21 Aug 2020 by MaxCampbell
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 21 Aug 2020 by MaxCampbell
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 2 Jun 2020 by LizAllen
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 30 May 2020 by MatthewHiggins
Poliocephalus poliocephalus (Hoary headed Grebe) at Bega, NSW - 30 May 2020 by MatthewHiggins
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 1 Jan 2020 by MatthewHiggins
Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Bega, NSW - 14 Dec 2019 by LizAllen
Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 10 Dec 2019 by MaxCampbell
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 10 Dec 2019 by MaxCampbell
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Bega, NSW - 10 Dec 2019 by MaxCampbell
Anas castanea (Chestnut Teal) at Bega, NSW - 10 Dec 2019 by MaxCampbell
Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Bega, NSW - 10 Dec 2019 by MaxCampbell
Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Bega, NSW - 13 Nov 2019 by MatthewHiggins
Pteropus poliocephalus (Grey-headed Flying-fox) at Bega, NSW - 13 Nov 2019 by MatthewHiggins
Vanellus miles (Masked Lapwing) at Bega, NSW - 5 Nov 2019 by MatthewHiggins
Papilio (Princeps) aegeus (Large Citrus Butterfly) at Bega, NSW - 4 Nov 2019 by MatthewHiggins
Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 23 Oct 2019 by Jackie Lambert
Vanellus miles (Masked Lapwing) at Bega, NSW - 13 Oct 2019 by Leo
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 13 Oct 2019 by Leo
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 13 Oct 2019 by Leo
Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 11 Oct 2019 by MatthewHiggins
Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 11 Oct 2019 by MatthewHiggins
Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 11 Oct 2019 by MatthewHiggins
Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Bega, NSW - 11 Oct 2019 by MatthewHiggins
Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 11 Oct 2019 by MatthewHiggins
Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 7 Oct 2019 by MatthewHiggins
Vanellus miles (Masked Lapwing) at Bega, NSW - 2 Oct 2019 by MatthewHiggins
Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 2 Oct 2019 by MatthewHiggins
Gallinula tenebrosa (Dusky Moorhen) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 by JackieMiles
Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 by MaxCampbell
Anas (Spatula) rhynchotis rhynchotis (Australian Shoveler) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 by MaxCampbell
Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 by MaxCampbell
Anas castanea (Chestnut Teal) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 by MaxCampbell
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 by MaxCampbell
Platalea flavipes (Yellow-billed Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 by MaxCampbell
Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 by MaxCampbell
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 by MaxCampbell
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 17 Aug 2019 by LizAllen
Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 17 Aug 2019 by LizAllen
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Bega, NSW - 17 Aug 2019 by LizAllen
Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) at Bega, NSW - 17 Aug 2019 by LizAllen
Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 17 Aug 2019 by LizAllen
Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Bega, NSW - 11 Aug 2019 by MatthewHiggins
Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 8 Aug 2019 by MaxCampbell
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 8 Aug 2019 by MaxCampbell
Platalea flavipes (Yellow-billed Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 8 Aug 2019 by MaxCampbell
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 8 Aug 2019 by MaxCampbell
Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) at Bega, NSW - 8 Aug 2019 by MaxCampbell
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 24 Jul 2019 by LizAllen
Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Bega, NSW - 24 Jul 2019 by LizAllen
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 10 Jul 2019 by MaxCampbell
Rhipidura leucophrys (Willie Wagtail) at Bega, NSW - 10 Jul 2019 by MaxCampbell
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 10 Jul 2019 by MaxCampbell
Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Bega, NSW - 10 Jul 2019 by MaxCampbell
Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 13 Jun 2019 by MaxCampbell
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 13 Jun 2019 by MaxCampbell
Platalea flavipes (Yellow-billed Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 13 Jun 2019 by MaxCampbell
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 13 Jun 2019 by MaxCampbell
Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 11 Jun 2019 by LizAllen
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 11 Jun 2019 by LizAllen
Platalea flavipes (Yellow-billed Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 2 May 2019 by LizAllen
Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Bega, NSW - 2 Apr 2019 by MatthewHiggins
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 14 Mar 2019 by MatthewHiggins
Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Bega, NSW - 17 Feb 2019 by MatthewHiggins
Pteropus poliocephalus (Grey-headed Flying-fox) at Bega, NSW - 27 Jan 2019 by MatthewHiggins
Chelodina (Chelodina) longicollis (Eastern long-necked turtle) at Bega, NSW - 9 Dec 2018 by MatthewHiggins
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 30 Nov 2018 by MaxCampbell
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 30 Nov 2018 by MaxCampbell
Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 by MaxCampbell
Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 by MaxCampbell
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 by MaxCampbell
Chenonetta jubata (Wood Duck) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 by MaxCampbell
Anas castanea (Chestnut Teal) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 by MaxCampbell
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 by MaxCampbell
Platalea flavipes (Yellow-billed Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 by MaxCampbell
Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 by MaxCampbell
Cacatua sanguinea (Little Corella) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 by MaxCampbell
Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 by MaxCampbell
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 by MaxCampbell
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 by MaxCampbell
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 by MaxCampbell
Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 by MaxCampbell
Gallinula tenebrosa (Dusky Moorhen) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 by MaxCampbell
Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 by MaxCampbell
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 by MaxCampbell
Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 by MaxCampbell
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 17 Sep 2018 by Jackie Lambert
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 by MaxCampbell
Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 by MaxCampbell
Anas castanea (Chestnut Teal) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 by MaxCampbell
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 by MaxCampbell

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Location information

  • Coordinates 149.850135-36.680706
  • Places Bega, NSW

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • True Nesting site
  • 21 Feb 2019 Recorded on
  • MatthewHiggins Recorded by
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