Mitcham

Where is it?: Mitcham is an inner southern suburb of Adelaide. It is bounded by a line from the southern and south-eastern boundary of Randell Park to the south-eastern corner of Brownhill Creek Recreation Park , 

Local Council area: City of Mitcham

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

History: The City of Mitcham founded in 1853 is Adelaide’s second oldest Council area. The  name was taken from the village of Mitcham which had been established earlier in 1840 near Brownhill Creek and came from Mitcham in Surrey, England.

Places to see birds: Brownhill Creek Recreation Park, Randell Park

Total Species Recorded to Date: 52 (non-passerines 20, passerines 32)

Common Species: Crested Pigeon, Eastern Rosella, Rainbow Lorikeet, Galah, Noisy Miner, Australian Magpie, Little Raven

Less Common Species: Common Bronzewing, Tawny Frogmouth, White-browed Scrubwren, Spotted Pardalote, Black-faced Cuckooshrike, Mistletoebird

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. 

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