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Birdwatching on the Little Forest Plateau

Vegetation Types - diverse forests and heathland

Grade and Distance: - 2.5km to Florance Head (3hrs return) - medium grade, undulating walking path, sandy fire trail

What to look for:
This is a good area to see large ?ocks of honeyeaters during their autumn migration. Yellow-faced, White-naped and Crescent Honeyeaters, Noisy Friarbirds, Little and Red Wattlebirds are all common. The heathland is a good place to see a Ground Parrot, Southern Emu-wrens and Beautiful Firetails. The cliffs and boulders beside the road, a couple of hundred metres back from the carpark, is a good location for Rockwarblers. Olive Whistlers are sometimes seen on the tracks.

From the Princes Highway, just north of Lake Conjola turnoff, take Porters Creek Road which becomes Pointer Gap Road. Turn left at the T-intersection towards the dam for 2.5km. There is a small carpark on the left with signage that heads you towards Florance Head. About 2km from the carpark there are spectacular views across Morton National Park and along the coast from the edge of the escarpment.


1. Bangalee Reserve
5. Lake Wollumboola
9. Yatte Yattah NR
13. Hyams Beach
17. Wilfords Lane Wetlands

2. Bomaderry Creek
6. Abraham's Bosom
10. Little Forest Plateau
14. Vincentia WTP
18. Lake Conjola Entrance

3. Shoalhaven Heads
7. Booderee Botanic Gardens
11. Narrawallee Inlet
15. Callala Wetland Walkway

4. Ben's Walk
8. Murray's Beach Circuit
12. Burrill Lake
16. Warden Head