Bendidee National Park

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Bendidee National Park
Queensland
IUCN category II (national park)
Bendidee National Park is located in Queensland
Bendidee National Park
Bendidee National Park
Nearest town or city Goondiwindi
Coordinates 28°18′01″S 150°31′04″E / 28.30028°S 150.51778°E / -28.30028; 150.51778Coordinates: 28°18′01″S 150°31′04″E / 28.30028°S 150.51778°E / -28.30028; 150.51778
Established 1979
Area 9.3 km2 (3.6 sq mi)
Managing authorities Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service
See also Protected areas of Queensland

Bendidee is a national park north east of Goondiwindi in the Darling Downs region of Queensland, Australia, 264 km west of Brisbane. The park is part of the Brigalow Belt South bioregion and lies within the water catchment areas of the Macintyre and Weir rivers.[1] The park was established to conserve an area of remaining brigalow–belah plant communities.[2] Bendidee State Forest is adjacent to the national park to its north.[2]

A total of five rare of threatened species have been identified within the park.[1] 30 amphibians and reptiles as well as more than 89 invertebrates have been found at Bendidee, including the endangered Bull oak jewel butterfly.[2] The park provides for walking, bird watching and nature appreciation activities.[2]

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  1. ^ a b "Bendidee National Park". WetlandInfo. Department of Environment and Heritage Protection. Retrieved 16 January 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Bendidee National Park and Bendidee State Forest Management Statement 2013" (PDF). Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing. Retrieved 16 January 2015.