Talbot Reserve, Rockleigh

Where is it?: Talbot Reserve is on Black Heath Road between Mount Torrens and Tepko.

Owner: Mid Murray Council

Property summary: Total area 22.8 hectares. Hundred of Tungkillo – Allotment 127

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

Habitat: Woodland with Drooping Sheaok (Allocasuarina verticillata), Southern Cypress Pine (Callitris gracilis), Mallee Box (Eucalyptus porosa) and South Australian Blue Gum (E. leucoxylon ssp. leucoxylon). Understory plants include Sticky Hop-bush (Dodonaea viscosa ssp. spatulata), Silver Banksia (Banskia marginata) and wattles (Acacia sp.).

Total Species Recorded to Date: 73 (non-passerines 31, passerines 42)

Common Species: Galah, Brown Treecreeper, Superb Fairywren, Rufous Whistler, Grey Shrikethrush, Willie Wagtail

Less Common Species: Peaceful Dove, White-browed Babbler, White-winged Triller, Hooded Robin, Diamond Firetail

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