Charleston Conservation Park

Where is it?: This small park is about 8 km east of Charleston along Bell Springs Road.

Owner: Department of the Environment, Water and Natural Resources

Property summary: Total area 54 hectares. Hundred of Onkaparinga – Section 3943

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

History: This park was first proclaimed on 8 April 1976.

Habitat: Most of the habitat within the park is Woodland with either Manna Gum (Eucalyptus viminalis ssp. viminalis) or Rough-barked Manna Gum (E. v. ssp. cygnetensis) over Golden Wattle (Acacia pycnantha).

Total Species Recorded to Date: 102 (non-passerines 43, passerines 59)

Common Species: Adelaide Rosella, Striated Pardalote, Australian Golden Whistler, Grey Shrikethrush, Willie Wagtail, Australian Magpie

Less Common Species: Painted Buttonquail, Southern Boobook, Hooded Robin, Red-capped Robin, Eastern Shriketit, White-browed Babbler

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