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Ornithorhynchus anatinus

Platypus at Bega, NSW

Ornithorhynchus anatinus at Bega, NSW - 3 Nov 2020
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Ornithorhynchus anatinus 3 Nov 2020 MatthewHiggins

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I have not seen a Platypus in this section before; they are evidently taking advantage of higher and wider water levels at present as this spot is usually more of a channel than a pool.

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Elseyornis melanops (Black-fronted Dotterel) at Bega, NSW - 13 Nov 2020 by MatthewHiggins Hemianax papuensis (Australian Emperor) at Bega, NSW - 13 Nov 2020 by MatthewHiggins Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Bega, NSW - 3 Nov 2020 by MatthewHiggins Elseyornis melanops (Black-fronted Dotterel) at Bega, NSW - 3 Nov 2020 by MatthewHiggins Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 30 Sep 2020 by MatthewHiggins Himantopus leucocephalus (Pied or White-headed Stilt) at Bega, NSW - 30 Sep 2020 by MatthewHiggins Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Bega, NSW - 23 Sep 2020 by MatthewHiggins Falco (Ieracidea) berigora berigora (Brown Falcon) at Bega, NSW - 25 Jun 2020 by MatthewHiggins Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Bega, NSW - 18 Jun 2020 by MatthewHiggins Ceyx azureus (Azure Kingfisher) at Bega, NSW - 8 Jun 2020 by Steph H Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Bega, NSW - 13 May 2020 by MatthewHiggins Falco (Ieracidea) berigora berigora (Brown Falcon) at Bega, NSW - 13 May 2020 by MatthewHiggins Haliastur sphenurus (Whistling Kite) at Bega, NSW - 13 May 2020 by MatthewHiggins Haliastur sphenurus (Whistling Kite) at Bega, NSW - 22 Apr 2020 by MatthewHiggins Haliastur sphenurus (Whistling Kite) at Bega, NSW - 29 Mar 2020 by MatthewHiggins
Elseyornis melanops (Black-fronted Dotterel) at Bega, NSW - 13 Nov 2020 by MatthewHiggins
Hemianax papuensis (Australian Emperor) at Bega, NSW - 13 Nov 2020 by MatthewHiggins
Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Bega, NSW - 3 Nov 2020 by MatthewHiggins
Elseyornis melanops (Black-fronted Dotterel) at Bega, NSW - 3 Nov 2020 by MatthewHiggins
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 30 Sep 2020 by MatthewHiggins
Himantopus leucocephalus (Pied or White-headed Stilt) at Bega, NSW - 30 Sep 2020 by MatthewHiggins
Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Bega, NSW - 23 Sep 2020 by MatthewHiggins
Falco (Ieracidea) berigora berigora (Brown Falcon) at Bega, NSW - 25 Jun 2020 by MatthewHiggins
Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Bega, NSW - 18 Jun 2020 by MatthewHiggins
Ceyx azureus (Azure Kingfisher) at Bega, NSW - 8 Jun 2020 by Steph H
Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Bega, NSW - 13 May 2020 by MatthewHiggins
Falco (Ieracidea) berigora berigora (Brown Falcon) at Bega, NSW - 13 May 2020 by MatthewHiggins
Haliastur sphenurus (Whistling Kite) at Bega, NSW - 13 May 2020 by MatthewHiggins
Haliastur sphenurus (Whistling Kite) at Bega, NSW - 22 Apr 2020 by MatthewHiggins
Haliastur sphenurus (Whistling Kite) at Bega, NSW - 29 Mar 2020 by MatthewHiggins

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 3 Nov 2020 08:44 PM Recorded on
  • MatthewHiggins Recorded by
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