Fact Sheets


Browse through our  library of fact sheets on animal species and also their different types of habitat within the Clarence Valley region.

Please check back regularly for new fact sheets as they are developed.

To  receive regular information about wildlife, follow us on Twitter and ‘like’ us on Facebook .

Roberts, BJ, Eby, P., Catterall, CP, Kanowski, J and Bennett, G. In Press. Analysis of the costs and outcomes of attempts to relocate an urban flying-fox camp at Maclean, Australia. In: Eby, P., Law, B., Lumsden, L. and Lunney, D. (eds). Biology and Conservation of Australasian Bats. Royal Zoological Society of NSW, Mosman, NSW, Australia.

Maclean Flying-fox Management Strategy
This document provides direction for the management of flying-foxes in Maclean which is intrinsically linked to flying-foxes in the broader region.

West, C.  2002. Contemporary issues in managing flying-fox camps : a publicly-documented conflict from Maclean on the north coast of NSW.”  pages  176 – 195 in Managing the Grey-headed Flying-fox as a Threatened Species in New South Wales. Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales,  Mosman NSW.


ABBBS fact sheet
Information provided by the Australasian Bat and Bird Banding Society on helping conserve our native birds and the places where they live.

Bats the facts
Important information revealing the facts and myths about flying-foxes and their vital importance to the future of our environment.

Loggerhead turtles
One of our nesting turtles, find out how you can help preserve this endangered species.

A great introduction to Microbats for anyone who wanted to know more about these misunderstood mammals.

These large raptors are found in coastal areas, estuaries and large wetlands.

Rufous bettong
A great introduction to the smallest member of the Macropod family.

The Brolga
Details of this elegant bird renowned for it’s dancing.