Galahs in the Narrandera Flor anad Fauna Reserve

Narrandera is located at the junction of three plant regions. Western Plains, South Western Slopes and Central Western Slopes. It has areas in both the Riverina and Cobar Penplain bioregions. it has red-gum woodland, box-pine woodland and grasslands. These explain Narrandera’s richness in native bird and plant species.

Listed below are some great spots to see our native birds:

Evans Smyles Road

Approximately 15 kilometres north of Leeton (off Brobenah Hall Road) are the Brobenah Hills which are good for spotting bush birds.

Five Mile Reserve

Location: Old Wagga Road

The lake is good for waterbirds as well as parrots and raptors.

Gillenbah State Forest

Location: Newell Highway

Lake Coolah

Location: Barellan Road (western side of the road)

Good for spotting parrots early in the morning, and is a good water birding site after flooding rain when the basin fills.

Narrandera Wetlands

Location: off Lizard Drive

Bird Hides and interpretative signage. The Superb Parrot (Polytelis swainsonii) and the elusive Little Bittern (lxobrychus dufius) forage in the Wetland during Spring.

Rocky Waterholes

Location: Old Wagga Road

Can you download the Birds of the Riverina and South West Slopes for further information.

Please download our list of birds 100km from Narrandera to ensure you can spot all that our local area has to offer.

The Birds of the MIA free brochure can be obtained from the Narrandera Visitor Information Centre (Cadell St, Narrandera) or download the Bird Routes of Narrandera (produced by Murrumbidgee Field Naturalists).

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