Where is it?: Grange is a seaside suburb of Adelaide northwest of the Adelaide CBD. It is bounded by coastline north from Grange Road, east to Fort Street, north from Military Road to Trimmer Parade and along the western boundary of The Grange Golf Club to Brebner Drive and south along Frederick Road to Grange Road.

Local Council area: City of Charles Sturt

Landscape Management Region: Green Adelaide

History: Captain Charles Sturt built his family home ‘The Grange’ in the area in 1840. Captain Sturt and his family lived in the house until 1853. The property was sold by Lady Sturt in 1877 following the death of Captain Sturt in 1869. The land was subsequently subdivided to become the village of Grange.

Places to see birds: The Grange Golf Club (private), Kirkaldy Reserve.

Total Species Recorded to Date: 132 (non-passerines 82, passerines 50)

Common Species: Dusky Moorhen, Galah, New Holland Honeyeater, Red Wattlebird, Australian Magpie, Magpielark

Less Common Species: Swamp Harrier, Australian Crake, Australian Boobook, Peregrine Falcon, Red-capped Robin

Note: This checklist is a guide to the bird species that have been recorded in this local area. We encourage you to record your sightings and add your locality on the checklist and return to Birds SA for inclusion in the Biological Survey of South Australia database.

Updated: 24/07/2021

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