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Malurus cyaneus

Superb Fairywren at Aldinga Beach, SA

Malurus cyaneus at Aldinga Beach, SA - 28 Apr 2022
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Identification history

Malurus cyaneus 1 May 2022 Sam_
Unidentified 28 Apr 2022 GaryNicol

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Sam_ wrote:
   28 Apr 2022
Noticed in your notes that you've recorded this sighting at Aldinga Wetlands, but on the map, you've pinned it near by Victoria Park/Pakapakanthi? Could you please correct this so we can get accurate data? Thanks.
Sam_ wrote:
   28 Apr 2022
The abundance range is too much for this species. Superb Fairywrens are abundant at this time of year (predominantly around Adelaide/Suburban areas in South Australia), but there aren't many records (or even none) of these birds with numbers ranging between 101-1000; were all these birds sighted at the same time, or was this recorded over simultaneous days? Thanks.
GaryNicol wrote:
   29 Apr 2022
If the site was easier to use I would comply. Fix it yourself.
Sam_ wrote:
   29 Apr 2022
From my understanding, there is nothing wrong with inserting data submissions on the platform. We've had a few minor bugs here and there, but nothing with data. I'm not sure what you are referring too?
michaelb wrote:
   1 May 2022
Hi Gary. Thanks for your contributions. We are a citizen science platform, so we require accurate data. We are not here just for showing off photographs. So if you don't wish to participate as a citizen scientist then you can post your photos on another website. Regards, Michael

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Location information

Species information

  • Malurus cyaneus Scientific name
  • Superb Fairywren Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 28 Apr 2022 08:34 AM Recorded on
  • GaryNicol Recorded by

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