Wildlife & country

Sights, prominent landmarks, wildlife.

This section includes stories, photos and articles of wildlife and country around Wilcannia -- Barkandji country.

Also gems and opals from White Cliffs, and other geographical sights and attractions in and around Wilcannia.


Birds of Wilcannia

Wilcannia has a rich variety of bird life, with flocks of Red-Tailed Black Cockatoos frequently in the trees and on grass areas in Wilcannia.

According to the Eremaea Birds website, there are around 116 species of birds that have been sighted in the Wilcannia area. Including:

  • Square-tailed Kite
  • Black Kite
  • Wedge-tailed Eagle
  • Black-breasted Buzzard
  • Whistling Kite
  • Little Eagle
  • Black-shouldered Kite
  • Spotted Harrier

Red Earth Opal Cafe and Showroom


White Cliffs

(clear, easy to follow directional signs from town centre)

(02) 8091 6900

Open typically 7 days

10.00am - 5.00pm most days

The restaurant features a large display of opals mined from the local area.

more details coming soon

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