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Native Plants

Turpentine
Syncarpia glomulifera

Grey Gum
Eucalyptus punctata

Grey Iron Bark
Eucalyptus paniculata

White Mahogany
Eucalyptus acmenioides

Smooth-barked Apple
Angophora costata

Red Ash
Alphitonia excelsa

Forest She-oak
Allocasuarina torulosa

Black She-oak
Casuarina littoralis

Sweet Pittosporum
Pittosporum undulatum

Hickory Wattle
Acacia implexa

Geebung
Persoonia linearis

Spotted Gum
Corymbia maculata

Guoia
Guoia semiglauca

Slender Mat Rush
Lomandra filiformis

Lilly Pilly
Acmena smithii

Prickly Moses
Acacia ulicifolia

White Caladenia
Caladenia catenata

Native Passionfruit
Passiflora herbertiana

Sydney Golden Wattle
Acacia longifolia

Stag Horn Fern
Platycerium superbum

BirdsNest Fern
Asplenium australasicum

Necklace Fern
Asplenium flabellifolium

Bracken Fern
Pteridium esculentum

Sickle Fern
Pellaea falcata

Burrawang
Macrozamia sp

Rough Maidenhair Fern
Adiantum hispidulum

Rock Fern
Cheilanthes sp

Rasp Fern
Doodia aspera

Ground Berry
Acrotriche divaricata

Wonga Wonga Vine
Pandorea pandorana

                  Old Man’s Beard                             Clematis glycinoides

Geebung
Persoonia linearis

False Sarsparilla
Hardenbergia violacea

Fungi

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Weeds

Verbena
Verbena rigida

Hoary Mullein
Verbascum sp

Purple Top
Verbena bonariensis

Camphor Laurel
Cinnamonum camphora

Broad-leaved Privet
Ligustrum lucidum

Paddy’s Lucerne
Sida rhombifolia

Formosan Lily
Lilium formosanum

Cobblers Peg
Bidens pilosa

Turkey Rhubarb
Acetosa sagittata

Pampas Grass
Cortaderia selloana

White Clover
Trifolium repens

Morning Glory
Ipomoea indica

Blackberry
Rubus fruticosus

Wild Tobacco
Solanum mauritianum

Madeira Vine
Anredera cordifolia

Asparagus Fern
Protoasparagus aethiopicus

Lantana
Lantana camara

African Olive
Olea europaea spp africana

Native Fauna

Amphibians
Banjo Frog
Birds

More than 60 birds have been observed by a Munibung Hill Conservation Society member who has been visiting Munibung Hill for over 22 years.  How many of these birds still reside or visit Munibung Hill we are unsure of. The small selection of images here are not all of actual sitings but are included for identification purposes should you come across them while visiting the area.

Nankeen Kestrel with lizard
Kookaburra
Swamp Harrier, 10.09.08 T.Clarke
Brown Goswak, 26.08.08 T.Clarke, Bird Observers Society
Whipbird (s)
Eastern yellow robin (s)
King parrot
Blue wren
Beautiful Firetail (s)
Red Wattlebird
Welcome Swallow
White-plumed Honeyeater
Tawny Frogmouth
Little Wattlebird
Masked Owl is a threatened species
Powerful Owl - a threatened species - in tree hollow
White-bellied Sea Eagle is a threatened species
Invertebrates
Red-Eye Cicada
Mammals

Southern Brown Bandicoot

Ring-tailed Possum, image courtesy Museum Victoria
Brushtail Possum, image by David Cook
Wallaby not unlike this one was spotted on the south west side of Munibung Hill in 2018
Reptiles

Goanna

Lizard, bearded-dragon

Blue-tongue lizard

Common Green Tree Snake Dendrelaphis punctulatus spotted on Munibung Hill 17.10.18 at 8.30am.  This species has a yellow belly, is non-venomous and is common in eastern Australia. Image by Eric Vanderbuys, in What Snake is that? Hunter & Central Coast NSW

Long-necked tortoise

Diamond Python
Wataer Dragon
Red-bellied Black Snake (s)

Non native invaders

Introduced animals be they domestic or wild are of great concern to the Munibung Hill Conservation Society.  These are very distressing pictures.

Cats and foxes are both introduced species of the hunting variety that prey on native wildlife. It is extremely important to keep cats indoors at night. And the dumping of unwarranted pets in the bush is a crime against nature in our view.
(Images are generic for illustration purposes only, sourced from ABC News and Conservation Volunteers Australia)

Bandicoots are prey for domestic and feral cats
Bandicoots are vulnerable to attack by foxes.

Beyond

Newcastle Astronomical Society member at the ABCtv Stargazing Live event at Speers Point park 23 May 2018

Community Art

Valuing our City’s Trees – a workshop held at Woodrising Neighbourhood Centre, 10th August 2019.  Image 3rd at right is Robyn Charlton, team leader and supplier of resources and inspiration.

A team effort

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