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Deriah Aboriginal Area, NSW, Australia

Here a few photos taken at Deriah Aboriginal Area (formerly known as Deriah [State] Forest). It is located on the western edge of the Great Dividing Range and adjoins Mt. Kaputar NP. This park has an inland climate Deriah AA is dominated by eucalypts, i.e. open sclerophyll forest and woodland. Note that some photos presented on this website are available FOR SALE.

This park forms part of a chain of nature reserves called the "Brigalow and Nandewar Community", which was created to protect fauna and flora along the western slopes of the Nandewar Range, which in turn is part of the Australian Great Dividing Range.

We are keeping a list of all bird species spotted by us at Deriah Aboriginal Area.

Welcome sign at the entrance of Deriah Aboriginal Area

Welcome sign at the entrance of Deriah Aboriginal Area

Sunrise at Wagun (=Brush-turkey) Lookout; in the foreground artwork by S. Booby

Nesting mound of an Australian Brush-turkey 30 km East of Narrabri, NSW - one can see fresh scratch marks, where material had recently been re-distributed
[Deriah Aboriginal Area, NSW, December 2007]

Picnic area in Deriah AA, with modern Aboriginal artwork in the background

The artwork around the picnic area in Deriah AA is also dominated by the Brush-turkey