St Clair Wetlands

Where is it?: This wetland is near the corner of Torrens Road and Cheltenham Parade, St Clair.

Owner: City of Charles Sturt

Property summary: Total area c. 11 hectares. Hundred of Yatala – Allotments 1040 (Deposited Plan 94013), 1183 (Deposited Plan 110391), Pieces 7001 and 7002 (Deposited Plan 94012).

Natural Resources Management Region: Natural Resources Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges

History: The St Clair Wetlands are a key element of the Waterproofing the West. They were completed in 2013.

Habitat: The wetlands are a man made series of pools roughly in a “Y” shape. They have been extensively planted with sedges and other water plants.

Total Species Recorded to Date: 42 (non-passerines 26, passerines 16)

Common Species: Pacific Black Duck x *Mallard, *Spotted Dove, Crested Pigeon, New Holland Honeyeater, White-plumed Honeyeater

Less Common Species: Black Swan, Chestnut Teal, Pink-eared Duck, Australian White Ibis, Australian Reed Warbler

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