Where is it?: Urrbrae is a southern suburb of Adelaide in the foothills. It is bounded by Delamere Avenue , a line east to the Southern Expressway / Princess Highway, north to Cross Road, Cross Road and Fullarton Road. 

Local Council area: City of Mitcham

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

History: The suburb was named by Robert MacGeorge after his Scottish home town Urr, and the word Brae (meaning the side of a hill).

Places to see birds: Urrbrae Wetlands (open days twice a year), Waite Arboretum, Waite Conservation Reserve

Total Species Recorded to Date: 80 (non-passerines 45, passerines 35)

Common Species: Maned Duck, Crested Pigeon, Eastern Rosella, Rainbow Lorikeet, Red Wattlebird, Noisy Miner, Australian Magpie, 

Less Common Species: Southern Boobook, Red-rumped Parrot, Purple-crowned Lorikeet, Yellow-faced Honeyeater, Grey Shrikethrush


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.