Saint Kilda

Where is it?: Saint Kilda is at the western end of Saint Kilda Road which starts at Port Wakefield Road, Waterloo Corner and approximately 15km north of Gepps Cross.

Local Council area: City of Salisbury

Landscape Management Region: Green Adelaide

History: The suburb was originally three low lying islands that were covered in shell grit and saltbush and surrounded by mangrove and samphire swamps. St Kilda was proclaimed a town on 31 July 1893 with sales of the first allotments made on the same day.

Places to see birds: Foreshore

Total Species Recorded to Date: 137 (non-passerines 100, passerines 37)

Common Species: Black Swan, White-faced Heron, Red-necked Stint, Sharp-tailed Sandpiper, Red-capped Plover, Sooty Oystercatcher , Silver Gull

Less Common Species: Cape Barren Goose, Maned Duck, Red-necked Avocet, Double-banded Plover, Marsh Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper


Note: This checklist is a guide to the bird species that have been recorded in this local area. We encourage you to record your sightings and add your locality on the checklist and return to Birds SA for inclusion in the Biological Survey of South Australia database.

Updated: 27/07/2021


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