Rufous Bristlebird

Complementing the roar of the waves, the headland resounds with the melodic whistles of a prolific population of Rufous Bristlebirds Dasyomis broadbentii caryochrous which has state significance under the Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988 and is listed as threatened or vulnerable.

The area is also on the migratory path of the nationally significant Orange Bellied Parrot Neophema chrysogaster (EPBC listed). The Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Conservation and Land Management ‘Specially Protected Fauna’ is also of state significance and it nests and hunts on the cliff edge.

Rufous Bristlebird Call.

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Sound recordings by Mark Harper at Lochard Gorge – 2009.