Mungeranie Wetlands, Birdsville Track

Where is it?: Mungeranie Wetlands are along Derwent Creek on the Birdsville Track about 200km NNE of Marree. 

Owner: Mungeranie Station

Property summary: Total area c. 200 hectares. Out of Hundreds – Allotment 11 and Part 102.

Landscape Management Region: South Australian Arid Lands

History: The Mungeranie wetland was created by artesian flow by a bore sunk on the Mungerannie Station in the early 1900’s.

Habitat: The wetland extends along Derwent Creek with the main body approximately 600 metres in length.

More information: Mungerannie Hotel  Flinders Ranges Research

Total Species Recorded to Date: 142 (non-passerines 88, passerines 54)

Common Species: Eurasian Coot, Australasian Swamphen, Crested Pigeon, Galah, Little Corella, White-plumed Honeyeater, Magpielark

Less Common Species: Brolga, Red-kneed Dotterel, Gull-billed Tern, Eastern Barn Owl, Cockatiel, Restless Flycatcher, Rufous Songlark

Updated: 26/07/2021


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