Wildlife

Wallaby photographed by Tammie Matson in the Barrington Tops

Wallaby photographed by Tammie Matson in the Barrington Tops

The following list is by no means a complete, however it provides an indication of the range of wildlife on and near the property.

  • Kangaroo, Wallaby, Potoroo, Pademelon, Possum, Koala,
  • Eastern Spotted Quoll (Tiger Quoll), Echidna, Platypus, Bandicoot,
  • Dingo, Goanna, Lace Monitor, Water Dragon, and other reptires
  • Wedge Tail Eagle, Owl, White Cockatoo,
  • Black Cockatoo and Glossy, Black Cockatoo, Lyrebird,
  • Plover, Crimson Rosella, King Parrot, Wood Duck, Wonga Pigeon,
  • Varieties of Honey Eater, Azure King Fisher and Brush Turkey,
  • Satin Bower Bird, Heron, Egret, Ibis, and Cormorant.
Echidna crossing the lawn at River Rocks

Echidna crossing the lawn at River Rocks

Platypus

Platypus are very shy but can be viewed from the lawn metres away from the verandahs. The best time is at dusk or dawn when they are out and about feeding.