Baudin Conservation Park

Where is it?: Baudin Conservation Park is 2km ESE of Penneshaw on the northern shore of Dudley Peninsula on Kangaroo Island.

Owner: Department for Environment and Water

Property summary: Total area 310 hectares. Hundred of Dudley – Sections 91, 92, 401, 519 and 525, Allotment 1 (Deposited Plan 56735). 

Natural Resources Management Region: Natural Resources Kangaroo Island

History: Sections 92, 401, 510 and Allotment 1 were proclaimed on 28 March 2002 as Baudin Conservation Park. Sections 91 and 525 were added on 6 February 2014. Prior to becoming a park it was a family farm from 1861 to 2001.

Habitat: The vegetation is mostly comprised of Drooping Sheaok (Allocasuarina verticillata) Woodland. Understorey plants include Hop-leaved Wattle (Acacia dodonaeifolia) and Paper Flower (Thomasia petalocaylx)

More information: DEW

Total Species Recorded to Date: 38 (non-passerines 10, passerines 28)

Common Species: Superb Fairywren, Red Wattlebird, White-browed Scrubwren, Brown Thornbill, Australian Magpie

Less Common Species: Eastern Spinebill, New Holland Honeyeater, Grey Shrikethrush, Beautiful Firetail

 

Updated: 24/07/2019

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