Mud Islands Game Reserve

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Mud Islands Game Reserve
South Australia
IUCN category VI (protected area with sustainable use of natural resources)
Mud Islands Game Reserve is located in South Australia
Mud Islands Game Reserve
Mud Islands Game Reserve
Nearest town or cityGoolwa
Coordinates35°33′52″S 139°0′4″E / 35.56444°S 139.00111°E / -35.56444; 139.00111Coordinates: 35°33′52″S 139°0′4″E / 35.56444°S 139.00111°E / -35.56444; 139.00111
Established1 January 1968[1]
Area125 ha (310 acres)[1]
Managing authoritiesDepartment for Environment and Water
See alsoProtected areas of South Australia

Mud Islands Game Reserve is a protected area in South Australia covering ten islands at the southern side of Lake Alexandrina about 19 kilometres (12 miles) south-east of Goolwa. The game reserve is described as providing ‘an ideal habitat for water birds, particularly waterfowl’ and that ‘duck shooting is permitted during open season.’ The game reserve is classified as an IUCN Category VI protected area.[2][3][4][5] Since 2000, the game reserve has been located within the boundaries of the gazetted locality, Coorong.[6]

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  1. ^ a b "Protected Areas Information System - reserve list (as of 25 November 2014)" (PDF). Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources. Retrieved 8 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Mud Islands Game Reserve". Gazetteer of Australia online. Geoscience Australia, Australian Government.
  3. ^ "Register of the National Estate (Non-statutory archive), Mud Islands Game Reserve, Lake Alexandrina via Goolwa, SA, Australia". Commonwealth of Australia (C of A), Department of the Environment. 21 October 1980. Retrieved 10 January 2015.
  4. ^ Boating Industry Association of South Australia (BIA); South Australia. Department for Environment and Heritage (2005), South Australia's waters an atlas & guide, Boating Industry Association of South Australia, pp. 4, 11 & 18, ISBN 978-1-86254-680-6
  5. ^ "Terrestrial Protected Areas of South Australia (see 'DETAIL' tab)". CAPAD 2012. Australian Government - Department of the Environment. 6 February 2014. Retrieved 6 February 2014.
  6. ^ "Search result for "COORONG (LOCB)" (Record no SA0049955) with the following layers selected - "Suburbs and Localities" and "Local Government Areas"". Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure. Retrieved 29 March 2016.

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