Engelbrook Reserve, Bridgewater

Where is it?: Englebrook Reserve is at the end of Wattle Street, Bridgewater.

Owner: National Trust of South Australia

Property summary: Total area 27 hectares. Hundred of Noarlunga – Allotment 38 (Filed Plan 159515) and Allotment 114 (Filed Plan 170924) (Heritage Agreement 514)

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

History: This reserve has also been known as Engelbrecht Reserve.

Habitat: The area is mostly Messmate Stringybark (Eucalyptus obliqua) woodland with Candlebark (E. dalrympleana ssp. dalrympleana) along Cox Creek. 

More information: National Trust of SA

Total Species Recorded to Date: 68 (non-passerines 25, passerines 43)

Common Species: Common Bronzewing, Laughing Kookaburra, White-throated Treecreeper, Superb Fairywren, New Holland Honeyeater, Crescent Honeyeater, Grey Shrikethrush

Less Common Species: Tawny Frogmouth, Southern Boobook, Shining Bronze Cuckoo, Sacred Kingfisher, Eastern Rosella, Buff-rumped Thornbill

 

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