Clements Gap Conservation Park

Where is it?: This park is between Redhill and Port Broughton. Clements Gap Road dissects the park.

Owner: Department of the Environment, Water and Natural Resources

Property summary: Total area 790 hectares – Hundred of Mundoora, Sections 439-442, 565-568

History: Sections 439-442 were designated as Mundoora Conservation Park on 17 October 1963. On 3 November 1981 it was re-proclaimed as Clements Gap Conservation Park.

Natural Resources Management Region: Natural Resources Northern and Yorke

Habitat: The main vegetation association within the park is Open Mallee with the dominant overstorey being Red Mallee (Eucalyptus oleosa, E. socialis), Chindoo Mallee (E. brachycalyx) and Yorell (E. gracilis). The understorey plants includeNative Apricot (Pittosporum angustifolium),  Fragrant Saltbush (Rhagodia parabolica), Blue-bush Daisy (Cratistylis conocephala) and Dune Wattle (Acacia ligulata).

Total Species Recorded to Date: 104 (non-passerines 44, passerines 60)

Common Species: Galah, Weebill, Inland Thornbill, White-browed Babbler, Grey Fantail, Rufous Whistler, Red-capped Robin

Less Common Species: Tawny Frogmouth, Red-rumped Parrot, Budgerigar, Painted Buttonquail, Jacky Winter

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