Tokuremoar Reserve, Goolwa Beach

Where is it?: Tokuremoar Reserve is 3km SW of Goolwa between the beach and the Encounter Bikeway running between Victor Harbor and Goolwa.

Owner: Department of the Environment, Water and Natural Resources

Property summary: Total area 70.5 hectares. Hundred of Goolwa – Allotments 10 and 11

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

History: Tokuremoar Reserve contains some of the last and least disturbed indigenous cultural heritage sites and remaining foreshore dune habitat of its type on the Fleurieu Peninsula.

Habitat: On the primary and secondary dunes there is Coastal Wattle (Acacia longifolia var. sophorae) and Coast Daisy-bush (Olearia axillaris) tall shrubland with Spinifex (Spinifex nodosa) grassland. Knobby Club-rush (Ficinia nodosa) separates the dunes from the woodland. There is a large area of samphire flats of Beaded Samphire (Sarcocornia quinquefolia) in the northern central area with a smaller area in the southern part surrounded by Swamp Paper-bark  (Melalueca halmaturorum) woodland that is flooded on a seasonal basis covering into a temporary wetland.

Total Species Recorded to Date: 113 (non-passerines 76, passerines 37)

Common Species: Brush Bronzewing, Peaceful Dove, New Holland Honeyeater, Singing Honeyeater, White-browed Scrubwren, Welcome Swallow

Less Common Species: Freckled Duck, Brown Quail, Swamp Harrier, Wood Sandpiper, Little Wattlebird, Australian Reed Warbler

 

Download the bird list