Bugs, birds, and other Australians

back to Australia 2018

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Golden Silk Orb-Weaver
Nephila plumipes
Gladstone, Australia
9/9/2018
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Whirligig Beetle
Macrogyrus genus
Springbrook National Park, Australia
9/14/2018
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Native Stingless Bee
Tetragonula carbonaria
Gold Coast Botanical Gardens, Australia
9/16/2018
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Leptomyrmex cnemidatus
genus: spider ants
Main Range National Park, QLD, Australia
9/17/2018
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Leptomyrmex cnemidatus
genus: spider ants
Main Range National Park, QLD, Australia
9/17/2018
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Polyrhachis ornata
genus: spiny ants
Gladstone, Australia
9/9/2018
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Green Tree Ants (Weaver Ants)
Oecophylla smaragdina
Rockhampton Botanic Gardens, Australia
9/9/2018

They make nests out of silk
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Triangular Geometrid Moth
Epidesmia chilonaria
Gladstone, Australia
9/9/2018
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Blue Moon butterfly
Hypolimnas bolina
family: Brushfooted Butterflies
Gladstone, Australia
9/9/2018
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Orange Ringlet, Northern Ringlet
Hypocysta irius
family: Brushfooted Butterflies
Gladstone, Australia
9/9/2018
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Common Evening Brown
Melanitis leda
family: Brushfooted Butterflies
Venman Bushland National Park, Australia
9/7/2018
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Common Evening Brown, winter form
Melanitis leda
family: Brushfooted Butterflies
Gladstone, Australia
9/9/2018
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Small Grass Yellow
Eurema smilax
family: Sulphurs
Gladstone, Australia
9/9/2018
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Fly
Diptera Order
Main Range National Park, Australia
9/17/2018
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Tree Termites
Nasutitermes walkeri (possibly Microcerotermes)
family: higher termites
Venman Bushland National Park, Australia
9/7/2018
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Freshwater Crocodile
Crocodylus johnsoni
Rockhampton Zoo, Australia
9/9/2018
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Wall Skink (Cream-Striped Shinning Skink)
Cryptoblepharus virgatus
Gladstone, Australia
9/9/2018
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Coastal Carpet Python
Morelia spilota mcdowelli
Mapleton, Sunshine Coast, Australia
9/7/2018
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Coastal Carpet Python
Morelia spilota mcdowelli
Mapleton, Sunshine Coast, Australia
9/7/2018
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Coastal Carpet Python
Morelia spilota mcdowelli
Mapleton, Sunshine Coast, Australia
9/7/2018
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Lace Monitor lizard, or Lace Goanna
Varanus varius
Venman Bushland National Park, Australia
9/7/2018
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Lace Monitor lizard, or Lace Goanna
Varanus varius
Venman Bushland National Park, Australia
9/7/2018
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Koala
Koala genus
Rockhampton Zoo, Australia
9/9/2018
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Eastern Gray Kangaroo
Macropus giganteus
Maryborough, Australia
9/8/2018
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Eastern Gray Kangaroo
Macropus giganteus
Maryborough, Australia
9/8/2018
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Black Flying Fox
Pteropus alecto
Maryborough, Australia
9/8/2018
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Black Flying Fox
Pteropus alecto
Maryborough, Australia
9/8/2018
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Black Flying Fox
Pteropus alecto
Maryborough, Australia
9/8/2018
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Black Flying Fox
Pteropus alecto
Maryborough, Australia
9/8/2018
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Bird
Rockhampton, Australia
9/10/2018
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Masked Lapwing
Vanellus miles
Underwood Park, Priestdale, Australia
9/7/2018
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Southern Cassowary
Casuarius casuarius
Rockhampton Zoo, Australia
9/9/2018
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Australasian Darter
Anhinga novaehollandiae
Rockhampton Botanic Gardens, Australia
9/9/2018
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Crested Pigeon
Ocyphaps lophotes
Underwood Park, Priestdale, Australia
9/7/2018
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Brush Turkey
Alectura lathami
Gladstone, Australia
9/9/2018
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White-eyed Duck, or Hardhead
Aythya australis
Maryborough, Australia
9/8/2018
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Pacific Black Duck
Anas superciliosa
Gold Coast Botanical Gardens, Australia
9/16/2018
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Australian Wood Duck, Maned Duck
Chenonetta jubata
Rockhampton Botanic Gardens, Australia
9/9/2018
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Purple Swamphen
Porphyrio porphyrio
Maryborough, Australia
9/8/2018
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Eurasian Coot
Fulica atra
Gold Coast Botanical Gardens, Australia
9/16/2018
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Laughing Kookaburra
Dacelo novaeguineae
Gladstone, Australia
9/9/2018
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Eastern Great Egret
Ardea modesta
genus: Great Herons
Maryborough, Australia
9/8/2018
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Australian pelican
Pelecanus conspicillatus
Maryborough, Australia
9/8/2018
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Australian Pelican
Pelecanus conspicillatus
Rockhampton Botanic Gardens, Australia
9/9/2018
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Regal Spoonbill
Platalea regia
Gold Coast Botanical Gardens, Australia
9/16/2018
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Straw-Necked Ibis
Threskiornis spinicollis
Rockhampton Botanic Gardens, Australia
9/9/2018
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Australian White Ibis
Threskiornis molucca
Gold Coast Botanical Gardens, Australia
9/16/2018
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Crimson Rosella
Platycercus elegans elegans
Main Range National Park, Australia
9/17/2018
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Galah
Eolophus roseicapilla
Mount Morgan, Australia
9/11/2018
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Rainbow Lorikeet
Trichoglossus haematodus moluccanus
Maryborough, Australia
9/8/2018
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Little Corella
Cacatua sanguinea
Maryborough, Australia
9/8/2018
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Sulphur-Crested Cockatoo
Cacatua galerita galerita
Old Man Lagoon, Australia
9/11/2018
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Apostle Bird
Struthidea cinerea
Rockhampton Botanic Gardens, Australia
9/9/2018
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Australian Logrunner
Orthonyx temminckii
Springbrook National Park, Australia
9/14/2018
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Crow or Raven
Corvus genus
Gore Roadhouse, Australia
9/17/2018
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Fairy Martin
Petrochelidon ariel
Rockhampton, Australia
9/10/2018
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Superb Fairywren (female or juvenile)
Malurus cyaneus
Underwood Park, Priestdale, Australia
9/7/2018
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Superb Fairywren (male)
Malurus cyaneus
Underwood Park, Priestdale, Australia
9/7/2018
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Magpie Lark
Grallina cyanoleuca
Gladstone, Australia
9/8/2018
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Willie-Wagtail
Rhipidura leucophrys
Gladstone, Australia
9/9/2018
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Grey Fantail
Rhipidura albiscapa
Main Range National Park, Australia
9/17/2018
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Blue-Faced Honeyeater
Entomyzon cyanotis
Mount Morgan, Australia
9/10/2018
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Noisy Miner
Manorina melanocephala
Broadbeach, Australia
9/14/2018
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Noisy Miner
Manorina melanocephala
Toowoomba, QLD, Australia
9/11/2018
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Black-Necked Magpie, Australian Magpie
Gymnorhina tibicen terraereginae
Toowoomba, Australia
9/11/2018