Wildlife in Pinkerton Forest

Pinkerton Forest is home to an impressive diversity of native plants and wildlife. Intensive environmental restoration work has resulted in the restoration of 35 hectares of remnant EPBC listed Grey Box Grassy Woodland in Pinkerton Forest.

Birdlife Australia (formerla (BOCA) conuct regiular bird surveys here. 128 bird species have been recorded here to date

It provides refuge for many threatened woodland birds such as:

  • Diamond Firetails
  • Zebra Finches
  • Southern Whitefaces
  • Jacky Winter
  • Brown Treecreepers
  • It provides a nesting site for Wedge-tailed Eagles and White-bellied Sea-eagles

it also provides a home for various mammal species, including Brush-tailed Possums, Grey Kangaroos and the occasional Koala

White-plumed Honeyeater

Eastern Rosellas

Sulphur-crested Cockatoo


Noisy Miners

Red-rumped Parrot

Koala beside Pinkerton graves


Grey Kangaroos

Brush-tailed Possum


Fox swooped by Magpie

Sheep (ewe with lamb)




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