Eurobodalla National Park

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Eurobodalla National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Freshlake Comfortably Gruntled.jpg
Freshwater lake
Eurobodalla National Park is located in New South Wales
Eurobodalla National Park
Eurobodalla National Park
State New South Wales
Nearest town or city Narooma
Coordinates 36°07′50″S 150°06′56″E / 36.13056°S 150.11556°E / -36.13056; 150.11556Coordinates: 36°07′50″S 150°06′56″E / 36.13056°S 150.11556°E / -36.13056; 150.11556
Area 29.13 km2 (11.2 sq mi)[1]
Established 22 December 1995 (1995-12-22)
Managing authorities National Parks and Wildlife Service (New South Wales)
Website Eurobodalla National Park
Eurobodalla National Park in Dalmeny on the NSW south coast

Eurobodalla National Park is a non-contiguous national park in New South Wales, Australia, 268 km southwest of Sydney spanning from Moruya Heads to Tilba Tilba Lake, 12 km south of Narooma.[2] The park forms part of the Ulladulla to Merimbula Important Bird Area, identified as such by BirdLife International because of its importance for Swift Parrots.[3]

Fauna[edit]

Many migratory birds use the coastal, estuarine and freshwater habitats of Eurobodalla National Park including the Far Eastern Curlew, Whimbrel, Greenshank, Turnstone and Bar-tailed Godwit. Endangered species in the park include the Long-nosed potoroo, White-footed dunnart, Little Tern and Hooded Plover.[4]

Features[edit]

Significant sites within the park are:[5]

  • Wreck of the SS Monaro
  • Pilot station, South Head Moruya
  • Toragy Point cemetery
  • Wreck of the Kameruka
1080 Beach

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ DECCW|Eurobodalla National Park - Park Management New South Wales Department of the Environment, Climate Change and Water
  2. ^ Eurobadalla National Park - getting there- NSWNP&WS
  3. ^ BirdLife International. (2012). Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ulladulla to Merimbula. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 2012-01-02.
  4. ^ NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service. (2007). Eurobodalla National Park Visitors' Guide.
  5. ^ Eurobodalla National Park - Culture and History - NSWNP&WS

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