Ingalalla Falls, Hay Flat

Where is it?: Ingalalla Falls are part of the Mount Hayfield Conservation Area in the Second Valley Forest Reserve off Hay Flat Road between Parawa and Hay Flat. The falls are situated on Waterfall Creek. There are picnic tables and walking trails.

Owner: ForestrySA

Property summary: Total area c. 18 hectares. Hundred of Yankalilla – Part Section 115, Part Allotment 1 and Part Piece 2 (Deposited Plan 40471).

Landscape Management Region: Hills and Fleurieu

History: Hundred of Yankalilla – Sections 115, 1120 and 1121 were proclaimed as part of Second Valley Forest Reserve on 1, 2. Sections 1120 and 1121 were subsequently redrawn and include Allotment 1 and Piece 2.

Habitat: The area has been modified with open areas and walking trails. The habitat is Open woodland with Brown Stringybark (Eucalyptus baxteri), South Australian Blue Gum (E. leucoxylon ssp. E. leucoxylon) and Messmate Stringybark (E. obliqua). Understorey plants include Kangaroo Thorn (Acacia paradoxa) and Golden Wattle (A. pycnantha).

More info: WalkingSA

Total Species Recorded to Date: 35 (non-passerines 9, passerines 26)

Common Species:  Superb Fairywren, Grey Fantail, Red-browed Finch, Adelaide Rosella

Less Common Species: White-naped Honeyeater, Mistletoebird, White-Gthroasted Treecreeper

 1 Government of South Australia (1975). Forestry Act, 1950-1974—Section 26—Forest Reserves. The South Australian Government Gazette22: 2082. (29 May 1975) 

 2 State Library of South Australia. Map—Hundred of Yankalilla, 1884. 

Updated: 18/07/2021

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