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A l I h o u g h p a r I o ! K i h h a i r d s W e I l a h d i s c o h s I r u c I e d ,
d e s i g h e d a h d m a h a g e d a s a ! i l I r a I i o h s y s I e m i I i s
s I i l l a h i m p o r I a h I p a r I o ! a b i o l o g i c a l l y d i v e r s e
a r e a . 1 h i s d i v e r s e a r e a i h c l u d e s w e I l a h d s a h d
w o o d l a h d s w h i c h p r o v i d e h a b i I a I ! o r a v a r i e I y o !
w i l d l i ! e i h c l u d i h g b i r d s , m a m m a l s , r e p I i l e s ,
a m p h i b i a h s a h d ! i s h .
A s w e l l a s w e I l a h d , K i h h a i r d s o I h e r m a i h h a b i I a I
! e a I u r e i s R i v e r R e d C u m W o o d l a h d . 1 h e
w o o d l a h d v a r i e s ! r o m m a I u r e o l d I r e e s I o d e h s e
s I a h d s o ! R i v e r R e d C u m r e g e h e r a I i o h .
S o m e o ! I h i s r e g e h e r a I i o h h a s o c c u r r e d ! o l l o w i h g
l a r g e ! l o o d e v e h I s i h 1 9 5 6 , 1 9 7 4 - 7 5 a h d 1 9 9 2 - 9 3 .
1 h e d i ! ! e r e h I a g e c l a s s e s o ! I r e e s ! r o m I h e s e ! l o o d
e v e h I s a r e q u i I e d i s I i h c I . L o o k ! o r I h e m a s y o u w a l k
a r o u h d . 1 h e s e a r e a l l c o h h e c I e d I o I h e 8 r o k e h
C r e e k w i I h i I s m a I u r e R i v e r R e d C u m c o m m u h i I i e s
a h d C r e y 8 o x W o o d l a h d p r o v i d i h g a c o r e h a b i I a I
a h d a w i l d l i ! e c o r r i d o r I o K i h h a i r d s W e I l a h d .
1 h e w i l d l i ! e y o u e x p e r i e h c e a I K i h h a i r d s W e I l a h d
w i l l c h a h g e w i I h I h e s e a s o h s a h d o I h e r c o h d i I i o h s
s u c h a s ! l o o d i h g a h d d r y i h g . 8 i r d s a r e p r o b a b l y
I h e m o s I o b v i o u s . 1 o d a I e o v e r 1 0 0 s p e c i e s o ! b i r d s
h a v e b e e h r e c o r d e d . C o a l o h g q u i e I l y a h d y o u
m i g h I s e e s m a l l b i r d s s u c h a s I h e b e a u I i ! u l S c a r l e I
R o b i h a h d w a I c h o v e r h e a d ! o r b i r d s o ! p r e y
i h c l u d i h g W e d g e - I a i l e d L a g l e , W h i s I l i h g K i I e a h d
P e r e g r i h e F a l c o h .
O h I h e w e I l a h d s s o m e o ! I h e m o r e c o m m o h b i r d s
I o l o o k o u I ! o r i h c l u d e S p o o h b i l l s , d u c k s , I b i s ,
H e r o h s a h d C o r m o r a h I s . P o s s u m s , b a I s , k a h g a r o o s ,
S u g a r C l i d e r s a h d W a I e r R a I a r e a l l k h o w h I o
i h h a b i I I h e a r e a . R e p I i l e s i h c l u d e L a s I e r h 8 r o w h
S h a k e , 1 i g e r S h a k e a h d 1 r e e C o a h h a . F r o g s a r e
m o s I h o I i c e a b l e b y I h e i r c a l l s a h d o h e o ! I h e m o r e
v o c a l b u I l e s s c o m m o h i s I h e C r o w l i h g C r a s s F r o g .
Welcome to
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A rahge o! cohsIrucIed Irails suiIable !or walkihg
ahd cyclihg (see map ihside), boardwalks, bird
hides ahd pichic areas give you Ihe opporIuhiIy Io
eh|oy Ihe wohder!ul diversiIy o! weIlahds,
woodlahds ahd wildli!e.
Remember there are no toilets. Jhese are
provided in nearby Numurkah.
Keep to the constructed trails and avoid
disturbing the wildlife.
Please take your rubbish home with you.
Dogs, cats, firearms, fires, motorbikes, horse
riding, camping and fishing are prohibited.
Jake only photographs and leave only footprints
Roles ahd respohsibiliIies have beeh esIablished ih
accordahce wiIh Ihe Kihhairds WeIlahd
LhvirohmehIal MahagemehI Plah.
Ior more information please contact Numurkah
visitor lnformation Centre, corner Melville and Knox
Streets, Numurkah or phone (03) 5862 3458.
Moira Shire Couhcil, Coulburh-Murray WaIer ahd
Coulburh-8rokeh CaIchmehI MahagemehI AuIhoriIy
|oihIly mahage Kihhairds WeIlahd wiIh assisIahce
!rom a CommuhiIy Advisory CommiIIee, Numurkah
VisiIor Ih!ormaIioh CehIre ahd Ihe DeparImehI o!
Primary IhdusIries.
Kihhairds WeIlahd is locaIed horIh o! Ihe 8rokeh
Creek, hear Numurkah, abouI 20 mihuIes horIh o!
ShepparIoh ahd 2.5 hours horIh o! Melbourhe.
See map inside to get to Kinnairds.
Please help to look after Kinnairds
Wetland by observing the
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h e a r l y 1 0 0 h e c I a r e s o ! h a I u r a l a h d
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k i l o m e I r e c a I c h m e h I ,
b e g i h h i h g i h Y a r r a w o h g a .
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a r e a s o ! I h e w e I l a h d a c I a s
a r e I a r d i h g b a s i h . 1 h i s a i d s
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m i h i m i s e s I h e r a I e o !
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