Hale Conservation Park

Where is it?: This park is only 2km SE of Williamstown on the Warren Road.

Owner: Department of the Environment, Water and Natural Resources.

Property summary: Total area 189 hectares. Hundred of Barossa – Sections 119, 124, 125, 135, 138 and 315

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

History: Sections 119, 124, 125, 135 and 138 were proclaimed as a Wild-Life Reserve on 9 January 1964. On 4 January 1965 Section 315 was added and the area was proclaimed as Hale Wild-Life Reserve.  It was re-proclaimed as Hale Conservation Park on 27 April 1972.

Habitat: The habitat is mostly Woodland comprised of Long-leaf Box (E. goniocalyx ssp. goniocalyx), Pink Gum (E. fasciculosa) and Messmate Stringybark (E. obliqua) over Golden Wattle (Acacia pycnantha) and Yacca (Xanthorrhoea semiplana ssp. semiplana).

More information: DEWNR

Total Species Recorded to Date: 87 (non-passerines 29, passerines 58)

Common Species: Superb Fairywren, Eastern Spinebill, New Holland Honeyeater, Crescent Honeyeater, Yellow-faced Honeyeater, Australian Golden Whistler, Black-winged Currawong

Less Common Species: Painted Buttonquail, Tawny-crowned Honeyeater, Little Wattlebird, Noisy Miner, Black-capped Sittella, Black-faced Cuckooshrike,