Kojonup Reserve

Kojonup Reserve is a 389-hectare (960-acre) nature reserve in south-west Western Australia. It is 30 kilometres (19 mi) north-east of Kojonup, 196 kilometres (122 mi) north-west of Albany and 270 kilometres (170 mi) south-east of Perth. It is owned and managed by Bush Heritage Australia (BHA), by which it was purchased in 1996, and forms part of BHA’s Gondwana Link project.[1]

Kojonup Reserve
Western Australia
Kojonup Reserve
Nearest town or cityKojonup, Western Australia
Coordinates33.6766°S 117.2291°E / -33.6766; 117.2291
Established1996
Area3.89 km2 (1.5 sq mi)
Managing authoritiesBush Heritage Australia
WebsiteKojonup Reserve

Flora and fauna

The reserve protects one of the few remaining remnants of Wandoo woodland in the south-west of the state. Mammals recorded from the reserve include the western grey kangaroo, common brushtail possum and western brush wallaby, and there is evidence that numbats are present. Many woodland birds have been recorded, including scarlet, red-capped and western yellow robins, jacky winter and regent parrot.[1]

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