Pinnaroo Wetlands

Where is it?: The wetlands are in the town of Pinnaroo and are bounded by the Mallee Highway, Homburg Terrace and Tower Road on the southern side of the railway line.

Owner: Southern Mallee District Council

Property summary: Total area 10.5 hectares. Hundred of Pinnaroo – Section 278, Piece 107 and Allotment 103 (Deposited Plan 44183), Allotments 10-17 (Deposited Plan 55768).

Natural Resources Management Region: Natural Resources South Australian Murray-Darling Basin

History: Redevelopment of the former railway dam beginning in 2010. The wetlands were officially opened on 4 May 2014

Habitat: The area has been landscaped and the Friends of Pinnaroo Wetlands have carried out extensive plantings.

More information: FofPW

Total Species Recorded to Date: 44 (non-passerines 27, passerines 17)

Common Species: Pacific Black Duck, Grey Teal, Black-tailed Nativehen, Eurasian Coot, Crested Pigeon, New Holland Honeyeater

Less Common Species: Australasian Grebe, Peaceful Dove, New Holland Honeyeater, Grey Butcherbird, Black-faced Cuckooshrike, Grey Shrikethrush,

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