Diario del proyecto Great Southern Bioblitz 2021 - Maroondah

21 de octubre de 2021

Less than 24 hours to go!

Hello again!
In the lead up to the BioBlitz starting, it would be a great time to share what was observed during 2020's months of Spring to see what was a seen last year! Spring is always exciting as you can see pops of colour appear throughout natural areas, so every piece of biodiversity you can observe is like its own little prize.
Here's some of the amazing observations made during September and October 2020 to get you excited for the BioBlitz.
Thank you to all the observers, identifiers and citizen scientists out there 😊
If you have joined our project, thank you! If you haven’t, please feel free to join and happy observing!

Let's get exictied for the 4 day BioBlitz period (22nd-25th, October)!

Thank you to the following observers for their citizen science contributions from spring 2020:
@melvinxu @rjennion @torhek @kate198 @muddles @helenvdn @davidwad @bp32 @bunyip @jonathan_tickner @heathersperl @lorimer @judithvc @julesaf @phoenixwolfe @jessmcoleman
@bushbandit


Turkey Tail in Mullum Mullum Reserve by @melvinxu

Peron's Tree Frog in Heathmont by @rjennion

Clematis in Maroondah by @torhek

Yellow Admiral in Maroondah by @kate198

Mushrooms in Mullum Mullum Reserve by @melvinxu


Eastern Bush Orbweaver in FJC Rogers reserve by @muddles

Kangaroo Thorn in Ringwood by @helenvdn

Skink in Ringwood North by @davidwad

Grass Triggerplant in Heathmont by @bp32

Dusky-winged Ichneumonid Wasp in Maroondah by @bunyip

Milkmaids in Ringwood by @jonathan_tickner

Bottlebursh Sawfly in Croydon by @heathersperl

Red Raspberry Slime Mold in Ringwood East by @lorimer

Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo in Ringwood North by @judithvc

Australian Grapevine Moth in Ringwood North by @julesaf

Waxlip Orchid in Heathmont by @phoenixwolfe

Banded Sugar Ant in Ringwood by @jessmcoleman

Common Small Catchfly in Maroondah by @bushbandit

Anotado en 21 de octubre de 2021 a las 04:05 AM por eryn18 eryn18 | 0 comentarios | Deja un comentario

20 de octubre de 2021

Just over 1 day to go!

Hello all!

Thanks for joining our project and if you haven’t, please feel free to join :)
We've got some beautiful spring weather currently and over the next few days. So, I'd like to share again some of the wonderful biodiversity that has been captured across Maroondah in the past week!
Currently we are sitting on 5,672 observations for "Nature in Maroondah", I wonder if we can hit over 6000 by Monday the 25th with the help of the Great Southern BioBlitz? That would be excellent.

If you have any friends of family around Maroondah, please share the messaging about the BioBlitz. It's such a valuable citizen science event and incredibly enjoyable if I say so myself.

Here's some great observations from Maroondah!
Thanks to @awmccutcheon, @iandb, @elhar4, @timothy162 , @seedygirl, @zest4life, @widebrownland, @markiemark , @suz1966 and @bbdown


Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo in Croydon by @awmccutcheon

Salmon Sun-Orchid in Heathmont by @iandb

Pied Currawong in Heathmont by @elhar4

Fungus in Bayswater North by @timothy162

Australian King Parrot in Appletree Hill Reserve by @seedygirl

Fungus in Bayswater North by @zest4life

Spider species in Maroondah area by @widebrownland * this needs identifcation so help if you can!*

Tawny Frogmouth in Woodland Park, Croydon South by @suz1966


Grass Triggerplant in Ringwood by @markiemark

Pied Currawong in Dandenong Creek trail by @bbdown

Anotado en 20 de octubre de 2021 a las 02:18 AM por eryn18 eryn18 | 0 comentarios | Deja un comentario

14 de octubre de 2021

7 days till the start of the BioBlitz!

Hey everyone,

Hope you've been able to enjoy some of the lovely springtime weather.
With 7 days to go before the Great Southern BioBlitz with Maroondah City Council, I thought it would be a great time to showcase some of the amazing biodivesity found across Maroondah currently, there are just under 300 observers in Maroondah City Council and over 600 iNaturalists that help identify local observations, which is fantastic.

So please feel free to keep making observations and helping others identify their observations, all in the name of science of course. Here are some of the people who are making great observations around Maroondah @mandapanda87 @suz1966 @scoutsvictoria @rjennion @anthonybigelow @jody_lawson @bushbandit @widebrownland @willharper @bloogs


Twining Fringe-Lily at Hochkins Ridge Flora Reserve by @mandapanda87

Pied Currawong at Woodland Park by @suz1966

Kangaroo Apple in Ringwood by @scoutsvictoria

Tawny Frogmouth in Gracedale Park by @rjennion

Milkmaids in Terreddan Drive @anthonybigelow

Crimson Rosella in Mullum Mullum reserve by @jody_lawson

Spotted Sun-Orchid Maroondah area by @bushbandit

Yellow Admiral in Maroondah area by @widebrownland

Waxlip Orchid Maroondah area by @willharper

Chocolate Lily at Croydon North by @bloogs

Anotado en 14 de octubre de 2021 a las 03:47 AM por eryn18 eryn18 | 2 comentarios | Deja un comentario

08 de septiembre de 2021

Ready to get involved in the Great Southern BioBlitz?

Hi all,
Welcome to the Great Southern BioBlitz 2021 with Maroondah City Council.
Following on from the success of the City Nature Challenge 2021 where Maroondah logged:
• 2,652 observations
• 570 species
• 80 observers
• 185 identifiers
We would like to build on previous efforts and reach a greater number of observations, species, observers and indentifiers! Please feel welcome to join us for the GSB 2021 and build on our CNC 2021 results!

Just like the City Nature Challenge the Great Southern BioBlitz event will focus on collecting three sets of information, the iNaturalist platform will compile statistics on:

• the numbers of different species observed
• the number of observations, and
• the number of observers

Some more information on the Great Southern BioBlitz: https://greatsouthernbiobl.wixsite.com/website
Keep an eye on the Maroondah Council website for event information!
https://www.maroondah.vic.gov.au/Explore/Whats-on-in-Maroondah/The-Great-Southern-BioBlitz-2021

Maroondah is planning to hold several “Nature Discovery Activities”, hosted at local reserves during the BioBlitz period (22nd-25th October), led by people with local expertise and/or knowledge.
The nature discovery activities will showcase selected reserves across Maroondah, the nature they support, and encourage you to log your nature observations on iNaturalist as you go.

You do not have to be at a registered activity to participate, observations made over the 22nd to the 25th of October will directly contribute to GSB event data. The activities are there to encourage community involvement and develop awareness of the wonderful biodiversity found in Maroondah.

Keep observing and logging observations in the meantime in the name of citizen science and all data collected in Maroondah can be found here: https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/nature-in-maroondah?tab=observations

Anotado en 08 de septiembre de 2021 a las 01:44 AM por eryn18 eryn18 | 0 comentarios | Deja un comentario

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