Billiatt Conservation Park
|Billiatt Conservation Park
|Nearest town or city||Alawoona|
|Established||12 December 1940|
|Area||802 hectares (1,980 acres)|
|Managing authorities||Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources|
|See also||Protected areas of South Australia|
The country is characterised by sand dunes with a mosaic of open mallee scrub. Ridge-fruited and red-tipped slender leaf mallees add colour to the dunes with broombush growing in the mottled shade. The conservation park is classified as an IUCN Category Ia protected area.
Recognition by non-government organisations
Billiatt Conservation Park is part of an area of land considered by BirdLife International to be an Important Bird Area because it contains small but globally important populations of Malleefowl, Mallee Emu-wren and Purple-gaped Honeyeater, as well as the rare Western Whipbird and Red-lored Whistler.
- "Protected Areas Information System - reserve list (as of 25 November 2014)". Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources. Retrieved 8 January 2015.
- Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources website
- "Terrestrial Protected Areas of South Australia (see 'DETAIL' tab)". CAPAD 2012. Australian Government - Department of the Environment. 6 February 2014. Retrieved 6 February 2014.
- "IBA: Billiat". Birdata. Birds Australia. Retrieved 2011-05-18.
- "Important Bird Areas factsheet: Billiatt". BirdLife International. 2015. Retrieved 11 January 2015.
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