Friday, 1 April 2016

The hidden delights of an as yet undeveloped block of land at Iluka in the Clarence Valley

These are photographs supplied by an Iluka resident highlighting some of the biodiversity of a 19ha lot which is currently the subject of a 162 lot subdivision development application before the Northern Joint Regional Planning Panel and Clarence Valley Council.

Rainbow bee-eaters (Merops ornatus) - listed as a Migratory species and a Marine species under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999. Protected under JAMBA international treaty.
Native orchid
Flowering gum tree
Strangler fig
Coastal cypress pine (Callitris columellaris)
Part of the tree cover
Wallaby track
Coastal banksia (banksia integrifolia)
Red stinkhorn fungus (Phallus rubicundus)
Female koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) with joey
Banksia laden with cones
Native fungus
Young native staghorns, ferns and orchid plant attached to tree
Mature fern speciman
Wattle (Arcacia)
Native fungus
Young native staghorns, assorted ferns and mosses
River lily (Crinum pedunculatum)
Tree canopy

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