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Bungalook Reserve

Facility type:
  • Bushland reserve
Bungalook Conservation Reserve is a conservation area of state level significance located on Tereddan Drive in Kilsyth South.

Current closures

In response to the current Victorian Government COVID-19 restrictions, all playgrounds, outdoor exercise equipment and skate parks will be closed until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience.

About the park

The reserve is home to expansive bushland, wetlands, wildlife and walking tracks with great views of the Dandenong Ranges. 

The reserve can be accessed from Tereddan Drive, Chandra Avenue, Ormond Place and Regency Drive.

Things to do:

  • Bushwalking

Accessible features:

Location:

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Flora

Bungalook Conservation Reserve consists of Valley Heathy Forest, Plains Grassy Wetland, Swamp Scrub, Wetland Formation and Swampy Riparian Woodland.

The following list represents some of the common and some of the rare and significant (*) plants found in the reserve.

Upper storey

  • Mealy Stringybark – Eucalyptus cephalocarpa
  • Narrow-leaf Peppermint – Eucalyptus radiata
  • Messmate – Eucalyptus obliqua
  • Swamp Gum – Eucalyptus ovata
  • Bundy – Eucalyptus goniocalyx

Middle storey

  • Prickly Moses - Acacia verticillata
  • Tree Everlasting - Ozothamnus ferrugineus
  • Narrow-leaf Wattle – Acacia mucronata
  • Silver Banksia – Banksia marginata*
  • Drooping Cassinia – Cassinia arcuata
  • Prickly Currant Bush- Coprosma quadrifida
  • Yellow Hakea – Hakea nodosa*
  • Furze Hakea – Hakea ulcina*
  • Snowy Daisy Bush – Olearia lirata
  • Prickly Tea-tree - Leptospermum continentale

Lower storey

  • Purple Coral-pea - Hardenbergia violacea
  • Common Flat-Pea - Platylobium obtusangulum
  • Common Rice-Flower - Pimelia humilis
  • Common Hovea – Hovea linearis
  • Tall Lobelia - Lobelia gibbosa
  • Prickly Geebung – Persoonia juniperina
  • Shrubby Fireweed - Senecio minimus

Grasses, Sedges and Rushes

  • Thatch Saw-sedge - Gahnia radula
  • Purple-sheathed Tussock-grass - Poa ensiformis*
  • Club Rush - Isolepis platycarpa*
  • Rapier-sedge - Lepidosperma filiforme*
  • Many-flowered Mat-rush - Lomandra multiflora*

Lilies and Orchids

  • Kilsyth Spider Orchid – Caladenia sp. aff. venusta*
  • Black-tongue Caladenia - Caladenia congesta*
  • Pale Grass-lily – Caesia parviflora*
  • Tasman Flax-lily – Dianella tasmanica
  • Bronze Caladenia - Caladenia iridescens*
  • Copper Beard-orchid - Calochilus campestris*
  • Purplish Beard-orchid - Calochilus robertsonii*
  • Red Beard-orchid - Calochilus paludosus*

Fauna

Birds

  • Black-fronted Plover - Zonifer tricolor
  • Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo - Calyptorhynchus funereus
  • Scarlet Robin - Petroica boodang
  • Striated Thornbill - Acanthiza lineata
  • White-throated Treecreeper - Cormobates leucophaea
  • Brown-headed Honeyeater - Melithreptus brevirostris

Mammals

  • Sugar Glider - Petaurus breviceps
  • Echidna - Tachyglossus aculaeatus
  • Common Brushtail Possum – Trichosurus vulpecula
  • Common Ringtail Possum - Pseudocheirus peregrinus

Amphibians and reptiles

  • Striped Marsh Frog - Limnodynastes peronii
  • White-lipped Snake - Drysdalia coronoides
  • Weasel Skink - Saproscincus mustelinus

Friends of Bungalook Conservation Reserve

If you would like to get involved or would like more information, please refer to our Community Groups listing or contact Team Leader Bushland, Maroondah City Council on (03) 9294 5677. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Features:

  • Bushland
  • No dogs
  • Walking path

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