Gibraltar Range National Park

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Gibraltar Range National Park
IUCN category Ib (wilderness area)
Nearest town or city Glen Innes
Coordinates 29°33′16″S 152°19′26″E / 29.55444°S 152.32389°E / -29.55444; 152.32389Coordinates: 29°33′16″S 152°19′26″E / 29.55444°S 152.32389°E / -29.55444; 152.32389
Area 253 km2 (97.7 sq mi)
Established 1 October 1967
Managing authorities National Parks and Wildlife Service NSW

Gibraltar Range is a national park in north-eastern New South Wales, Australia, 79 km north-east of Glen Innes and 493 km north of Sydney. The Park is part of the Washpool and Gibraltar Range area of the World Heritage Site Gondwana Rainforests of Australia inscribed in 1986 and added to the Australian National Heritage List in 2007.

Birds[edit]

The park is an important site for Australian Logrunners

The park is part of the 366 km2 Gibraltar Range Important Bird Area (IBA), identified as such by BirdLife International because it is a block of highland forest that supports one of only five remaining populations of the vulnerable Rufous Scrub-bird, as well as significant populations of Green Catbirds, Australian Logrunners, Paradise Riflebirds and Pale-yellow Robins.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "IBA: Gibraltar Range". Birdata. Birds Australia. Retrieved 2011-06-24. 

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