Flinders Ranges

Flinders Ranges

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Mostly public (national park)

GPS Coordinates 31°24.03′S, 138°36.54′E

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Wildlife

Mammals 4 species
Common Wallaroo (Macropus robustus) 11
Western Grey Kangaroo (Macropus fuliginosus) 11
Red Kangaroo (Macropus rufus) 11
Yellow-footed Rock-wallaby (Petrogale xanthopus) 6
Land Birds 190 species
Tree Martin (Petrochelidon nigricans) 11
Pied Honeyeater (Certhionyx variegatus) 10 Gluepot & Pt Augusta
Brown-headed Honeyeater (Melithreptus brevirostris) 9 Gluepot
Grey-fronted Honeyeater (Lichenostomus plumulus) 8 Flinders Ranges. Total 16 Honeyeater species!
Chirruping Wedgebill (Psophodes cristatus) 6 Strzelecki track
Freckled Duck (Stictonetta naevosa) 5 Murray River
Blue-billed Duck (Oxyura australis) 5 Murray River
Chestnut-breasted Whiteface (Aphelocephala pectoralis) 5 Strzelecki track
Black-eared Miner (Manorina melanotis) 5 Gluepot
Gibberbird (Ashbyia lovensis) 5 Strzelecki track
Short-tailed Grasswren (Amytornis merrotsyi) 5
Dusky Woodswallow (Artamus cyanopterus) 4
Rufous Fieldwren (Calamanthus campestris) 4 Strzelecki track
Slender-billed Thornbill (Acanthiza iredalei) 4 Pt Gawler
Inland Thornbill (Acanthiza apicalis) 4
Black Honeyeater (Sugomel nigrum) 4 Pt Augusta
Emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae) 3
Australian Ringneck (Barnardius zonarius) 3
Red-lored Whistler (Pachycephala rufogularis) 3 Gluepot
Crimson Rosella (Platycercus elegans) 3 'Adelaide Rosella'; 'adelaide rosella'; "Adelaide Rosella"; "Yellow Rosella"
Mistletoebird (Dicaeum hirundinaceum) 3
Wedge-tailed Eagle (Aquila audax) 3 Flinders Ranges
Budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus) 3
Banded Stilt (Cladorhynchus leucocephalus) 3
Orange Chat (Epthianura aurifrons) 3
Striated Grasswren (Amytornis striatus) 2
White-backed Swallow (Cheramoeca leucosterna) 2 Strzelecki track
Purple-gaped Honeyeater (Lichenostomus cratitius) 2 Monarto Cons. Park
White-fronted Honeyeater (Purnella albifrons) 2 Gluepot
Regent Parrot (Polytelis anthopeplus) 2 Murray River
Shy Heathwren (Calamanthus cautus) 2 Monarto Cons. Park & Gluepot
Thick-billed Grasswren (Amytornis modestus) 2
Brown Quail (Coturnix ypsilophora) 2
Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater (Acanthagenys rufogularis) 2 everywhere
Redthroat (Pyrrholaemus brunneus) 2
Tawny-crowned Honeyeater (Gliciphila melanops) 2 Monarto Cons. Park
Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus) 2
Musk Duck (Biziura lobata) 2
Mulga Parrot (Psephotus varius) 2
Elegant Parrot (Neophema elegans) 2
Striped Honeyeater (Plectorhyncha lanceolata) 2
Southern Boobook (Ninox boobook) 2
White-eared Honeyeater (Lichenostomus leucotis) 2 Gluepot
Black-tailed Nativehen (Tribonyx ventralis) 2
Southern Scrub Robin (Drymodes brunneopygia) 2
Western Grasswren (Amytornis textilis) 2
Nankeen Night Heron (Nycticorax caledonicus) 2
Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) 2
Inland Dotterel (Peltohyas australis) 2
White-winged Fairywren (Malurus leucopterus) 2
Eastern Spinebill (Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris) 2 Adelaide Hills
Little Buttonquail (Turnix velox) 2
Major Mitchell's Cockatoo (Lophochroa leadbeateri) 2
Australian Raven (Corvus coronoides) 1
Eastern Rosella (Platycercus eximius) 1
Striated Pardalote (Pardalotus striatus) 1
Rufous Whistler (Pachycephala rufiventris) 1
Apostlebird (Struthidea cinerea) 1
Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) 1
Pied Butcherbird (Cracticus nigrogularis) 1
Rainbow Lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus) 1
Tawny Frogmouth (Podargus strigoides) 1
Australasian Grebe (Tachybaptus novaehollandiae) 1
Rainbow Bee-eater (Merops ornatus) 1
Red-capped Robin (Petroica goodenovii) 1
Zebra Finch (Taeniopygia guttata) 1
Diamond Dove (Geopelia cuneata) 1
Purple Swamphen (Porphyrio porphyrio) 1
Restless Flycatcher (Myiagra inquieta) 1
Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia) 1
White-winged Chough (Corcorax melanoramphos) 1
Silvereye (Zosterops lateralis) 1
New Zealand Pipit (Anthus novaeseelandiae) 1 Australian Pipit
Grey Teal (Anas gracilis) 1
Red-capped Plover (Charadrius ruficapillus) 1
Splendid Fairywren (Malurus splendens) 1
Australian Magpie (Gymnorhina tibicen) 1
Spotted Pardalote (Pardalotus punctatus) 1
Pied Oystercatcher (Haematopus longirostris) 1
White-throated Treecreeper (Cormobates leucophaea) 1
Yellow-plumed Honeyeater (Lichenostomus ornatus) 1 Gluepot
Chestnut Teal (Anas castanea) 1
Hoary-headed Grebe (Poliocephalus poliocephalus) 1
Chestnut-backed Quail-thrush (Cinclosoma castanotum) 1
Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus) 1
Superb Fairywren (Malurus cyaneus) 1
White-browed Woodswallow (Artamus superciliosus) 1
Brown Goshawk (Accipiter fasciatus) 1
Grey Fantail (Rhipidura albiscapa) 1
Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus) 1
Bluebonnet (Northiella haematogaster) 1
White-browed Treecreeper (Climacteris affinis) 1
Southern Whiteface (Aphelocephala leucopsis) 1
White-faced Heron (Egretta novaehollandiae) 1
Brown Falcon (Falco berigora) 1
Little Crow (Corvus bennetti) 1
White-winged Triller (Lalage tricolor) 1
Masked Woodswallow (Artamus personatus) 1
White-plumed Honeyeater (Lichenostomus penicillatus) 1
Yellow Thornbill (Acanthiza nana) 1
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) 1
Spotted Dove (Spilopelia chinensis) 1
Little Egret (Egretta garzetta) 1
Scarlet Robin (Petroica boodang) 1
White-breasted Woodswallow (Artamus leucorynchus) 1
Australian Owlet-nightjar (Aegotheles cristatus) 1
Black Kite (Milvus migrans) 1
Australian Pratincole (Stiltia isabella) 1
Grey Shrikethrush (Colluricincla harmonica) 1
Brown Treecreeper (Climacteris picumnus) 1
Little Grassbird (Megalurus gramineus) 1
Red-backed Kingfisher (Todiramphus pyrrhopygius) 1 Gluepot & outback
White-naped Honeyeater (Melithreptus lunatus) 1 Adelaide Hills
Pacific Black Duck (Anas superciliosa) 1
Grey Butcherbird (Cracticus torquatus) 1
Red Wattlebird (Anthochaera carunculata) 1
Variegated Fairywren (Malurus lamberti) 1
Dusky Moorhen (Gallinula tenebrosa) 1
White-browed Scrubwren (Sericornis frontalis) 1
Blue-faced Honeyeater (Entomyzon cyanotis) 1
Hardhead (Aythya australis) 1
Crested Bellbird (Oreoica gutturalis) 1
Little Eagle (Hieraaetus morphnoides) 1
Nankeen Kestrel (Falco cenchroides) 1
Australian Crake (Porzana fluminea) 1
Jacky Winter (Microeca fascinans) 1
Australian White Ibis (Threskiornis moluccus) 1
Australian Golden Whistler (Pachycephala pectoralis) 1
Singing Honeyeater (Lichenostomus virescens) 1 everywhere
Australian Shelduck (Tadorna tadornoides) 1
Little Corella (Cacatua sanguinea) 1
Spotless Crake (Porzana tabuensis) 1
Common Bronzewing (Phaps chalcoptera) 1
Chestnut-rumped Thornbill (Acanthiza uropygialis) 1
Magpie-lark (Grallina cyanoleuca) 1
Rufous Songlark (Cincloramphus mathewsi) 1
Black-breasted Buzzard (Hamirostra melanosternon) 1 Strzelecki track
Little Wattlebird (Anthochaera chrysoptera) 1
Black-faced Woodswallow (Artamus cinereus) 1
Crescent Honeyeater (Phylidonyris pyrrhopterus) 1 Adelaide Hills
Black-eared Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx osculans) 1 Pt Augusta
Brown Songlark (Cincloramphus cruralis) 1
Welcome Swallow (Hirundo neoxena) 1
Willie Wagtail (Rhipidura leucophrys) 1
Grey Currawong (Strepera versicolor) 1
Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus funereus) 1
Rock Dove (Columba livia) 1
Whistling Kite (Haliastur sphenurus) 1
Laughing Kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae) 1
Common Blackbird (Turdus merula) 1
Peaceful Dove (Geopelia placida) 1
New Holland Honeyeater (Phylidonyris novaehollandiae) 1 everywhere
Black Swan (Cygnus atratus) 1
Yellow-billed Spoonbill (Platalea flavipes) 1
Black-fronted Dotterel (Elseyornis melanops) 1
Great Egret (Ardea alba) 1
Noisy Miner (Manorina melanocephala) 1
Weebill (Smicrornis brevirostris) 1
Pink-eared Duck (Malacorhynchus membranaceus) 1
Varied Sittella (Daphoenositta chrysoptera) 1
Australian Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus australis) 1
Little Raven (Corvus mellori) 1
Long-billed Corella (Cacatua tenuirostris) 1
Gilbert's Whistler (Pachycephala inornata) 1 Gluepot
Spotted Harrier (Circus assimilis) 1
Yellow-throated Miner (Manorina flavigula) 1
Crested Pigeon (Ocyphaps lophotes) 1
Chestnut-crowned Babbler (Pomatostomus ruficeps) 1
Masked Lapwing (Vanellus miles) 1
Scarlet-chested Parrot (Neophema splendida) 1
Horsfield's Bronze Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx basalis) 1
Yellow-rumped Thornbill (Acanthiza chrysorrhoa) 1
Fairy Martin (Petrochelidon ariel) 1
Crimson Chat (Epthianura tricolor) 1
Maned Duck (Chenonetta jubata) 1
Diamond Firetail (Stagonopleura guttata) 1
White-necked Heron (Ardea pacifica) 1
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper (Calidris acuminata) 1
Pallid Cuckoo (Cacomantis pallidus) 1 Pt Augusta
Fan-tailed Cuckoo (Cacomantis flabelliformis) 1 Adelaide Hills
Red-necked Stint (Calidris ruficollis) 1
Yellow-faced Honeyeater (Lichenostomus chrysops) 1 Adelaide Hills
Black-faced Cuckooshrike (Coracina novaehollandiae) 1
Black-shouldered Kite (Elanus axillaris) 1
White-browed Babbler (Pomatostomus superciliosus) 1
Red-kneed Dotterel (Erythrogonys cinctus) 1
Eurasian Coot (Fulica atra) 1
Galah (Eolophus roseicapilla) 1
Red-rumped Parrot (Psephotus haematonotus) 1
Hooded Robin (Melanodryas cucullata) 1
Seabirds 9 species
Gull-billed Tern (Gelochelidon nilotica) 1
Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybrida) 1
Silver Gull (Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae) 1
Caspian Tern (Hydroprogne caspia) 1
Australian Pelican (Pelecanus conspicillatus) 1
Australasian Darter (Anhinga novaehollandiae) 1
Australian Pied Cormorant (Phalacrocorax varius) 1
Little Black Cormorant (Phalacrocorax sulcirostris) 1
Little Pied Cormorant (Microcarbo melanoleucos) 1