Biodiversity Series, Paper No. 4
S.R. Morton, J. Short and R.D. Barker, with an Appendix by G.F. Griffin and G. Pearce
Department of the Environment, Sport and Territories, 1995
14. Refugia in New South Wales (continued)
14.3. Reference number NSW3
Refuge area: Bulloo Overflow
Biogeographic region: Channel Country
Type of refuge: Wetland
Lat./Long. 29°00’ to 29°45’S / 142°17’ to 143°16’E
Quality of refuge: Significant (2)
Area (km²): <10,000
Chief refuge value
A overflow wetland providing a wide range of habitats and a major drought refuge for waterbirds.
An extensive terminal playa of the Bulloo River east of Tibooburra, inundated relatively frequently by the Bulloo and providing extensive breeding and refuge habitats for waterbirds 1, 2, 3.
Other significant species
The freckled duck Stictonetta naevosa occurs1.
1. Briggs (1977)
2. Kingsford et al. (1990)
3. Wettin et al. (1993)