Darwents Waterhole

Where is it?: This small patch of scrub (o.24 hectares) is 6km S of Willalooka on the Riddoch Highway.

Owner: State Government of South Australia (Crown Land)

History: The waterhole was previously used as a stock watering point. It is currently Crown land dedicated to the Tatiara District Council as a  flora and fauna reserve.

Habitat:

Total Species Recorded to Date: 56 (non-passerines 20, passerines 36)

Common Species: Red-rumped Parrot, Galah, New Holland Honeyeater, Red Wattlebird, White-plumed Honeyeater, White-browed Babbler

Less Common Species: Tawny-crowned Honeyeater, Striated Hornbill, Grey Shrikethrush, Rufous Whistler, Eastern Yellow Robin, Jacky Winter

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