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Huge Wedge-tailed Eagle nest, approximately one meter in diameter, in a Casuarina tree, Copley.
A pair of Laughing Kookaburras in the Redgums of Wilpena Pound.
The enormous Wedge-tailed Eagle, Aquila adaux, with a wingspan up to 680mm can be seen feeding off roadkill throughout the Flinders Ranges.
Haliastur sphenurus in flight over Copley.
Adult male Zebra Finch, Taeniopygia bichenovii.
Mud nests in the Gypcrete of White Cliff Hill constructed by Fairy Martins, Petrochelidon ariel.
Wedge-tailed eagle showing sclerotic ring (eye bone).
Tobacco Bush Creek flows across the Outback Hwy north of Copley. This groundwater provides a vital flowing waterway for many species including fish, reptiles, invertebrates and birds. Birds SA reported 13 species of birds in the creek during a brief 6 hour survey in April 2018, finding the following:
- Grey Teal
- Australasian Grebe
- Hoary-headed Grebe
- White-faced Heron
- Black-fronted Dotterel
- Nankeen Kestrel
- White-winged Fairywren
- White-backed Swallow
- Singing Honeyeater
- Black-faced cuckooshrike
- Zebra Finch
- Australian Pipit
Well worn tracks of native animals cover the banks of the watercourse.