Roonka Conservation Park

Where is it?: Roonka Conservation Park is on the western side the Murray River about 8km N of Blanchetown.

Owner: Department of the Environment, Water and Natural Resources

Property summary: Total area 102 hectares. Hundred of Hay – Sections 4 and 5.

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

History: This park was proclaimed on 27 July 1978.

Total Species Recorded to Date: 54 (non-passerines 29, passerines 25)

Common Species: Little Black Cormorant, Sacred Kingfisher, Yellow Rosella, Dusky Woodswallow, Welcome Swallow

Less Common Species: Black-fronted Dotterel, Red-rumped Parrot, White-winged Fairywren, Black-faced Cuckooshrike, Rufous Songlark


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