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NatureSpot Species List (Spring 2020)

NatureSpot Spring 2020 survey results are in!

279 spots, 173 fauna, 120 flora and 6 fungi submitted by citizen scientists over five weeks -- thank you for contributing to catalogue urban biodiversity! We've put together a snapshot of this data.
 

Fauna Spots Flora spots

A full species analysis is currently underway, but in the meantime we've chosen some of our favourite catalogued species from this season's NatureSpot.
 

Wandering Ringtail, Austrolestes leda Brisbane Orbweaver, Araneus brisbane
Wandering Ringtail, Austrolestes leda
 
Brisbane Orbweaver, Araneus brisbane
 
Coastal Tea Tree, Leptospermum laevigatum Caper White, Belenois java
Coastal Tea Tree, Leptospermum laevigatum
 
Caper White, Belenois java
 
Blue Mussel, Mytilus edulis Hop Goodenia, Goodenia ovata
Blue Mussel, Mytilus edulis
 
Hop Goodenia, Goodenia ovata
 
Spiny-headed Mat-Rush, Lomandra longifolia Chocolate Lily, Arthropodium strictum
Spiny-headed Mat-Rush, Lomandra longifolia
 
Chocolate Lily, Arthropodium strictum
 
Laughing Kookaburra, Dacelo novaeguineae Black Wattle, Acacia mearnsii
Laughing Kookaburra, Dacelo novaeguineae Black Wattle, Acacia mearnsii

Our next NatureSpot seasonal survey will be in early winter, May 2021. In the meantime, continue to observe urban biodiversity and find out what lives in your neighbourhood!

The NatureSpot project 2020-21 is funded by the Australian Government Communities Environment Program.

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