Ring-tailed Possums
Out during the evening and at night seen scampering across roads and up trees.

Western Grey Kangaroo
Common, grazing in paddocks, usually early morning or late afternoon.

Occasionally seen crossing roadways.

Throughout the region, usually asleep in the upper gum boughs during the day.

Brown Bandicoot
Small marsupial. Found in the Jupiter Creek area.

Long-necked Tortoise
Found in rivers and dams. Lord Robinson Parkland, Macclesfield.

Native Birdlife

Purple Swamphen
Best seen wading through reeds or waterways.

Laughing Kookaburra
Very common throughout the area, sitting on fence lines, posts and tree branches.

Rainbow Lorikeet
Brilliant coloured parrot, common in parks and forests.

Superb Blue Wren
Tiny active wrens obvious by their blue colouring (males). Live among low bushes and native shrubs.

New Holland Honeyeater,  Red Wattle-bird and Spotted Pardalote
Best seen while bushwalking in Spring and Autumn.

White Ibis, Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo, Pink-grey Galah and Sulphur-crested white cockatoos
Seen in flocks throughout Battunga Country.

Little Black Coormorant and White-faced Heron
Often seen fishing farm dams throughout Battunga Country.

Wood Ducks
Inhabit most local dams throughout Battunga Country.

Black Swan
Often seen in pairs on farm dams in Spring with their young.

Australian Magpie
Black and white, common throughout.

Tawny Frogmouth
Colour blends into gumtree bark.

Wedgetailed Eagle
Large wingspan, soars high in the sky.

Nankeen Kestrel
Searches for prey (insect and small mammals) while hovering 30 metres above ground.