Bellevue Heights

Where is it?: Bellevue Heights is a southern suburb of Adelaide between Eden Hills and Flagstaff Hill. It is bounded by Shepherds Hill Road where the Adelaide-Belair railway line passes under Shepherds Hill Road to Bellevue Drive, then south almost to Eve Road and west to the Sturt River. It follows the Sturt River east to the junction of Magpie Creek and along Magpie Creek to a line drawn north to the railway line and back to Shepherds Hill Road.

Local Council area: City of Mitcham, City of Onkaparinga

Natural Resources Management Region: Natural Resources Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges

History: Originally the rural property of “Windsor Farm” and later “Sturtbrae”, this suburb was named after Bellevue in Sydney in 1965 by the developer Murray Hill.

Places to see birds: Sturt Gorge Recreation Park 

Total Species Recorded to Date: 118 (non-passerines 60, passerines 58)

Common Species: Adelaide Rosella, Rainbow Lorikeet, New Holland Honeyeater, Red Wattlebird, Noisy Miner Australian Magpie, Magpielark

Less Common Species: Australian Hobby, Red-rumped Parrot, White-naped Honeyeater, Little Wattlebird, Brown Thornbill, Red-browed Finch

Note: This checklist is a guide to the bird species that have been recorded in this local area. We encourage you to record your sightings and add your locality on the checklist and return to Birds SA for inclusion in the Biological Survey of South Australia database. 

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