Wildlife Land Trust / Sanctuaries / NSW / Boobook

Kat and Darryl Brown are the owners of Boobook, a property situated in Mondrook, approximately 75km south of Port Macquarie, New South Wales. The property is a residence and dedicated wildlife sanctuary and Kat and Darryl intend to regenerate habitat for wildlife on the property by removing weeds and replanting native species.

The property covers approximately 6.5 hectares and features a seasonal creek bed as well as some koala habitat. Vegetation is characterized by native tallowwood (Eucalyptus microcorys), eucalypt woodland and some subtropical rainforest species.

Wildlife known to inhabit the property includes koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus), swamp wallabies (Wallabia bicolor), antechinus, brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula), grey-headed flying-foxes (Pteropus poliocephalus), monitor lizards, geckos, land mullets (Bellatorias major) and diamond pythons (Morelia spilota). An array of birdlife is also present including kingfishers, laughing kookaburras (Dacelo novaeguineae), regent bowerbirds (Sericulus chrysocephalus) and southern boobooks (Ninox boobook).