Timmallallie National Park, NSW, Australia
Here a few photos taken at Timmallallie NP. Timmallallie NP is part of what used to be known as the "Pilliga scrub", an area between Narrabri, Coonabarabran, Gunnedah, Pilliga and Wee Waa that contains the largest contiguous piece of bushland left in NSW outside the Great Dividing Range. Based on its hot and dry inland climate, it features various types of vegetation, including eucalypts, mulga and other small trees and shrubs (e.g. various species of wattles). The dominant type of bird habitats are sclerophyll woodland and scrub. The presence of Casuarina trees ("She-oaks") makes the area a home of the Glossy Black-Cockatoo. This park is notably different from the nearby Warrumbungle NP. Note that some photos presented on this website are available FOR SALE.
(See also Pilliga scrub.)
Superb bird display at the Salt Caves picnic area (photo courtesy of C. Hayne)
Salt Caves Dam, a magnet for birds and animals; located close to Salt Caves
In October 2015 we found three Regent Honeyeaters in the park; here one of them, a female, approaching a waterhole
Superb Parrot; significant numbers of these birds are seen in the area when grass seeds are ripe, i.e. in late autumn
Cymbidium canaliculatum ("Tiger Orchid") can be found in the park in considerable numbers
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