Help save the Malleefowl (Leipoa ocellata)

This conservation project aims to secure the Malleefowl in the wild in NSW for 100 years, engage local communities in its conservation, and encourage the NSW community to identify with it as a flagship for threatened species conservation.

Date
3 December 2015
Publisher
Office of Environment and Heritage
Type
Publication
Cost
Free
Language
English
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  • File PDF 0.4MB
  • Pages 7
  • Name malleefowl-leipoa-ocellata-draft-amended-pas-strategy.pdf

The project was developed by experts who identified the minimum number of necessary management sites and conservation actions required to conserve the species.

Six sites have been identified in NSW. They are:

  • Goonoo in Dubbo; Gilgandra; Warrumbungle; Wellington LGAs
  • Nymagee in Bogan; Cobar LGAs
  • Central Mallee in Carrathool; Cobar LGAs
  • Scotia-Tarawi in Unincorporated Far West Region; Wentworth LGAs
  • North Yalgogrin in Bland LGA
  • Mallee Cliffs in Balranald; Wentworth LGAs

Photo: Malleefowl (Leipoa ocellata) / M Irvin

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