Clayton Wetlands, Birdsville Track

Where is it?: Clayton Wetlands is a camping area along the Clayton River off the Birdsville Track about 54km NE of Marree.

Owner: Clayton Station

Property summary: Total area c. 170 hectares. Out of Hundreds – Part Block 1086

Natural Resources Management Region: Natural Resources South Australian Arid Lands

Habitat: Coolabah (Eucalyptus coolabah) with Coobah (Acacia stenophylla) and Broughton Willow (Acacia salicina) are found along the river channels and the surrounding country is mostly chenopod shrubland.  

More information: Clayton Station

Total Species Recorded to Date: 104 (non-passerines 54, passerines 50)

Common Species: Diamond Dove, Purple-backed Fairywren, White-plumed Honeyeater, Black-faced Cuckooshrike, Magpielark, Australian Raven

Less Common Species: White-necked Heron, Australasian Swamphen, Brolga, Australian Hobby, White-winged Fairtwren, Pied Honeyeater

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