Mount Remarkable National Park – Mambray Creek

Where is it?: This section of Mount Remarkable National Park is located 45km north of Port Pirie. Access is from National Highway One via Mambray Creek Road.

Owner: Department of the Environment, Water and Natural Resources

Property summary: Total area 4112 hectares. Hundred of Baroota – Section 210, 216-222, Hundred of Wongyarra – Sections 488 and 511

Natural Resources Management Region: Natural Resources Northern and Yorke

History: Section 218 was proclaimed Mambray Creek National Park on 14 September 1967. Sections 216 and 217 were added on 6 March 1968. On 27 April 1972 these areas were proclaimed as part of the Mount Remarkable National Park. Sections 221 and 22 were added on 22 January 1976, Section 220 on 2 September 1976, Section 488 on 30 May 1968, Section 173 on 4 November 1993 and Section 511 on 20 October 2000.

Habitat: Some of the habitats found in the section are

  • Woodland – River Red Gum (Eucalyptus camaldulensis) +/- White Cypress-pine (Callitris glaucophylla)
  • Woodland -Peppermint Box (E. odorata), Drooping Sheaoak (Allocasuarina verticillata), White Cypress-pine and Golden Wattle (Acacia pycnantha)
  • Mallee – Beaked Red Mallee (E. socialis) and Yorell (E. gracilis)  

More information: (1) DEWNR (2) DEWNR

Total Species Recorded to Date: 102 (non-passerines 48, passerines 54)

Common Species: Common Bronzewing, Laughing Kookaburra, Flinders Adelaide Rosella, Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater, Grey Fantail, Rufous Whistler

Less Common Species: Painted Buttonbquail, Southern Boobook, Cockatiel, Purple-crowned Lorikeet, White-eared Honeyeater, Black-capped Sittella

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