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Royal National Park
Royal National Park was established in 1879, which makes it the second oldest national park, after Yellowstone NP in the USA. Located only 32 km (about 20 miles) south of Sydney in NSW, it is 15,091 hectares (150.91 sq. kms) in size. 241 species of birds have been recorded in the park, along with 43 native mammals, 40 reptile species and 30 amphibian species.
 Notable Species
Sooty Albatross Very Rare Visitor, White-tailed Tropicbird Rare Visitor, Straw-necked Ibis Rare Visitor, Yellow-billed Spoonbill Rare Visitor, Osprey Rare Visitor, Square-tailed Kite Rare Visitor, Spotted Harrier Rare Visitor, Buff-banded Rail Rare Visitor, Lewin's Rail Rare Visitor, Australian Crake Rare Visitor
Birds you can see here include:
Brown Quail Common Resident, King Quail Uncommon Resident, Musk Duck Uncommon Visitor, Black Swan Uncommon Resident, Australian Wood Duck Common Breeding Resident, Pacific Black Duck Common Breeding Resident, Grey Teal Uncommon Resident, Chestnut Teal Common Resident, Hardhead Vagrant, seen in strong drought, Australasian Grebe Common Resident, Little Penguin Uncommon Visitor, Southern Giant Petrel Common Visitor, Southern Fulmar Possible on windy day, Great-winged Petrel Possible on windy day, White-headed Petrel Possible on windy day, Gould's Petrel Possible on windy day, Blue Petrel Possible on windy day, Antarctic Prion Possible on windy day, Slender-billed Prion Uncommon, Fairy Prion Common Visitor, Flesh-footed Shearwater Uncommon Visitor, Fluttering Shearwater Common Visitor, Hutton's Shearwater Uncommon Visitor, Wedge-tailed Shearwater Common Visitor, Sooty Shearwater Uncommon Visitor, Short-tailed Shearwater Uncommon Visitor, Wandering Albatross Uncommon Visitor, Gibson's Albatross Common Visitor, Black-browed Albatross Common Visitor, Campbell Albatross Common Visitor, Shy Albatross Uncommon Visitor, Indian Yellow-nosed Albatross Common Visitor, Australian Gannet Common Resident, Australasian Darter Uncommon Resident, Little Pied Cormorant Common Resident, Pied Cormorant Moderately Common Resident, Little Black Cormorant Uncommon Resident Great Cormorant Common Resident Australian Pelican Common Resident White-faced Heron Common Resident, Little Egret Regular Visitor, Eastern Reef Egret Common Resident, Pacific Heron Uncommon Visitor, Great Egret Uncommon Visitor, Intermediate Egret Uncommon Visitor, Cattle Egret Occasionally seen flying over, Striated Heron Uncommon, but regular in some locations, Nankeen Night Heron Common Resident, Australian White Ibis Common resident, Royal Spoonbill Regular Visitor, Pacific Baza Uncommon but Regular Visitor, Black-shouldered Kite Common Visitor, Whistling Kite Common Resident, White-bellied Sea-Eagle Common Resident, Swamp Harrier Uncommon Visitor Brown Goshawk Uncommon Visitor Grey Goshawk Common Resident Collared Sparrowhawk Uncommon Resident, Wedge-tailed Eagle Uncommon Resident, Little Eagle Rare bur increasing resident Brown Falcon Uncommon Visitor, Australian Hobby Uncommon Resident, Peregrine Falcon Common Resident, Nankeen Kestrel Common Resident, Australasian Swamphen Common Resident, Dusky Moorhen Common Resident, Eurasian Coot Common Resident, Painted Buttonquail Uncommon Resident, Bar-tailed Godwit Common Summer Migrant
To be Continued
 Other Wildlife
 Site Information
 History and Use
Established in 1879, Royal NP is the world's second-oldest national park, after Yellowstone NP in the USA.
 Areas of Interest
 Access and Facilities
 Contact Details
Street address: Farnell Avenue, Audley Heights, NSW 2232
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