Head of the Bight

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Head of the Bight (also designated Head of Bight) is located in South Australia at the eastern end of the Great Australian Bight.

It is one of two locations on Australia's south coast where Southern Right Whales come to calve during their winter migration,[1][2] the other being located off of Point Anne in Western Australia's Fitzgerald River National Park.[3][4][5]


  1. ^ http://sawhalecentre.com.au/head_of_the_bight.html
  2. ^ http://www.ceduna.net/page.aspx?u=514
  3. ^ Reid, Elizabeth; Mawson Graduate Centre for Environmental Studies (University of Adelaide) (1996), Whale watchers of the head of the Bight : a 1995 visitor profile and implications for management, Mawson Graduate Centre for Environmental Studies, University of Adelaide, ISBN 978-0-86396-439-8 
  4. ^ Pirzl, Rebecca; Burnell, Stephen R (2005), Population biology of southern right whales (Eubalaena australis) at Head of Bight, South Australia in 2004, s.n.], retrieved 5 March 2012 
  5. ^ Burnell, Stephen R; Pirzl, Rebecca; Eubalaena (2002), Ecology and behaviour of southern right whales : Head of Bight, South Australia, 2001, Eubalaena], retrieved 5 March 2012