#PlacesofNRM – Noondamurra Pool

Noondamurra Pool is located to the south east of Yuna along the Tenindewa-Nabawa Road. The pool is part of the Northern Loop of the Mullewa Drive Trails, and is a much loved picnic site for local families and tourists alike.

Noondamurra Pool has been a haven for humans and wildlife for many years. Prior to European settlement, Amangu, Naaguja and Wajarri people knew this as a special place and it is now a Registered Aboriginal Site with deep and long-standing mythological connections.

It is also an important water source for many waterbirds.

Perched on the surrounding branches you might see a:

  • Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus),
  • Yellow-billed Spoonbill (Platalea flavipes),
  • White-faced Heron (Egretta novaehollandiae),
  • Black Swan (Cygnus atratus),
  • Mountain Duck (Tadorna tadornoides)
  • Black-fronted Dotterel (Elseyornis melanops),
  • Eurasian coot (Fulica atra) or a
  • Zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata)

Information source: Mullewa Information, Bird Life Australia

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