Mullinger Swamp Conservation Park

Where is it?: Mullinger Swamp Conservation Park is about 7km north-east of Kybybolite on the South Australian-Victorian border. It adjoins the larger Mullinger Swamp Wildlife Reserve in Victoria.

Owner: Department for Environment and Water.

Property summary: Total area 13 hectares. Hundred of Hindmarsh – Section 2131.

Landscape Management Region: Limestone Coast

History: Mullinger Swamp Conservation Park was proclaimed on 15 January 1976.

Habitat: The habitat of the park is Open Woodland with River Red Gum (Eucalyptus camaldulensis) with a disturbed understorey of Wallaby grass (Danthonia) sp. , introduced grasses and pasture weeds e.g. Cape Weed (Artoctheca calendula. There are numerous dead River Red Gums throughout the park.2Total Species Recorded to Date: 24 (non-passerines 5, passerines 19)

Common Species: Superb Fairywren, Crimson Rosella, White-browed Scrubwren, Grey Shrikethrush.

Less Common Species: Red-browed Finch, Brown Thornbill, Little Wattlebird

 1 Department for Environment and Water (2019). Protected Areas Information System Property Summary Report (15 March 2019). Adelaide, South Australia. p. 87.  

 2  Government of South Australia (1976). National Parks and Wildlife Act, 1972-1974: Hundred of Binnum—Mullinger Swamp Conservation Park Constituted. 3:173. (15 January 1976).   

 3  Department of Environment and Heritage (1992). Small Parks of the Upper South East Management Plans. 

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