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Abundant Bird Life
We have an abundant variety of plant communities on Bouddi peninsula - grassland, heath, mangroves, rain forest and various other kinds of woodland and forest. Some communities are relatively undisturbed, as in parts of Bouddi National Park, while others have been heavily influenced by human habitation.
Dry sclerophyll woodland. dominated by Eucalypts and Angophoras. covers the greater part of the Peninsula. There are two levels of vegetation. the taller trees above and an understorey of flowering shrubs and herbaceous plants below. This supports the greatest variety of bird species because of the range of feeding and nesting places.
Nectar, insects, fruit and seed provide feeding niches at different levels from the Lorikeets in the top blossom through Bellbirds, Thornbills and Pardalotes to Wrens in the lower shrubbery.
Newsletter October 2020