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The landscape of Wurre / Rainbow Valley is a wonder to behold, filled with living, breathing plants and wildlife. As well as the changing seasons, unexpected rain can bring spectacular changes with wildflower and a flurry of activity from the creatures that call this region home.

When visiting Wurre, keep your eyes open for some of the animals that can be found here. From birds, insects, reptiles, snakes, kangaroos and wallabies, many creatures call this place home.

Check out the following information (this is just a short list) on some of the wildlife that you may see in the region:

Sometimes our native animals may be elusive, but another way to know that there are creatures around is to look for animal tracks.

Bird watching is one of the great activities at Wurre / Rainbow Valley.

Rainbow Valley Cultural Tours / Aboriginal Guided Cultural Tours also offer bird watching on request. The guides can take you to spots where you can hear the stories and also view local bird life.

Archive info

  • Rainbow Valley Bird List from March 2010
  • Pied Honeyeater
  • White-winged Triller
  • Budgie
  • Cockatiel
  • Black-eared Cuckoo
  • Channel-billed Cuckoo
  • Pallid Cuckoo
  • Galah
  • Major Mitchell Cockatoo
  • Western Gerygone
  • Rufous Whistler
  • Owlet Nightjar
  • Spotted Nightjar
  • Grey Butcherbird
  • Pied Butcherbird
  • Zebra Finch
  • Crimson Chat
  • Grey Strike-thrush
  • Crested Bellbird
  • Diamond Dove
  • Willie Wagtail
  • Little Button Quail
  • Port Lincoln Parrot
  • Torresian Crow
  • Common Bronzewing
  • Singing Honeyeater
  • White-winged Fairy Wren
  • Rufous Songlark
  • Pied-browed Parchalotte
  • Plumed Whistling Duck
  • Red-kneed Dotterel
  • Wedge-tailed Eagle
  • Black Kite
  • Black-faced Woodswallow
  • Little Woodswallow
  • Australian Kestrel
  • Red-backed Kingfisher
  • Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater
  • Black-fronted Dotterel
  • Painted Firetail
  • Chestnut-rumped Thornbill
  • Inland Thornbill
  • Crested Pigeon
  • Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike
  • Brown Falcon
  • Spinifex Bird
  • Varied Sitella
  • White-fronted Honeyeater
  • White-faced Heron
  • Bandied Plover
  • Black-tailed Native Hen
  • Wood Duck
  • Grey Teal
  • Australian Bustard
  • Grey-crowned Babbler
  • Variegated Fairy Wren
  • Mistletoe Bird
  • Black Honeyeater
  • Southern Whiteface
  • Weebill
  • Pink-eared Duck
  • Barn Owl

  • Additional species April 2010
  • Australian Hobby
  • Collared Sparrowhawk
  • Splendid Fairy Wren
  • Spinifex Pigeon
  • White-necked Heron
  • Brown Songlark

Source: List sighted during stop whilst on tour with Rainbow Valley Cultural Tours