Rocky Gully Wetlands, Murray Bridge

Where is it?: Rocky Gully Wetlands are situated at the corner of Mannum and Lagoon Roads, Murray Bridge. Car parking is available.

Owner: The Rural City of Murray Bridge.

Property summary: Total area 4.5 hectares. Hundred of Mobilong – Allotments 14 and 300.

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

History: A constructed drainage channel takes flows from Preamimma Creek around the floodplain toward Rocky Gully wetland.  Runoff from the urban areas near the Rocky Gully wetland are also directed to the wetland before being discharged to the River Murray.

Habitat: Rocky Gully Wetlands are a series of constructed wetlands.

Total Species Recorded to Date: 75 (non-passerines 45, passerines 30)

Common Species: Grey Teal, Chestnut Teal, Silver Gull, Australian Pelican, Little Black Cormorant, Superb Fairywren,

Less Common Species: Swamp Harrier, Spotless Crake, Red-necked Avocet, Common Sandpiper, Royal Spoonbill, Yellow-billed Spoonbill

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