Yulte Conservation Park

Where is it?: This small park is 3km SE of Myponga.  It is only accessible on foot along the Heysen Trail from James Track west of the park and from Hindmarsh Valley Road on the east. 

Owner: Department of the Environment, Water and Natural Resources

Property summary: Total area 41 hectares. Hundred of  Myponga – Section 268

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

History: This park was first proclaimed on 24 January 1974.

Habitat: The vegetation is mostly Very Low Woodland comprised of Pink Gum (Eucalyptus fasciculosa), Cup Gum (E. cosmpohylla), Messmate Stringybark (E. obliqua) and Brown Stringybark (E. baxteri) over Common Fringe-myrtle (Calytrix tetragona), Common Oak-bush (Allocasuarina muelleriana) and Beaked Hakea (Hakea rostrata).

Total Species Recorded to Date: 62 (non-passerines 25, passerines 37)

Common Species: Adelaide Rosella, Superb Fairywren, Eastern Spinebill, Crescent Honeyeater, Brown Thornbill, Grey Fantail

Less Common Species: White-faced Heron, White-fronted Chat, Black-capped Sittella, Willie Wagtail, Restless Flycatcher, Beautiful Firetail

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