Gibraltar Range National Park

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Gibraltar Range National Park
New South Wales
IUCN category Ib (wilderness area)
Logrunner male lam jan08.jpg
The park is an important site for Australian logrunners
Gibraltar Range National Park is located in New South Wales
Gibraltar Range National Park
Gibraltar Range National Park
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
Established 1 October 1987 (1987-10-01)
Area 253 km2 (97.7 sq mi)
Managing authorities National Parks and Wildlife Service NSW
See also Protected areas of
New South Wales

Gibraltar Range is a national park in north-eastern New South Wales, Australia, 79 kilometres (49 mi) north-east of Glen Innes and 493 kilometres (306 mi) 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 part of the 366-square-kilometre (141 sq mi) 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. Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-24. 

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