Australian Wildlife Conservancy

Newhaven Sanctuary

Newhaven SanctuaryNewhaven Sanctuary
Area
262,000 ha (647,000 acres)
Bioregion
Great Sandy Desert
Wildlife
  • Mammals: unknown
  • Birds: more than 160 species
  • Reptiles: unknown
  • Amphibians: unknown
Threatened Wildlife
Unknown, but includes at least 4 threatened mammals, 10 threatened birds and 1 threatened reptile.  For example:
  • Mulgara
  • Greater Bilby
  • Princess Parrot
  • Great Desert Skink
Plants
At least 600 species
Threatened Plants
Assessment underway
Ecosystems
23
Threatened Ecosystems
23
Ecosystems Not Protected in National Parks
Assessment underway
Ecosystems Inadequately Protected in National Parks

(<5% OF AREA PROTECTED)

Assessment underway

Major On-Ground Programs
  • Fire management
  • Feral animal control (camels, cats, foxes)
  • Biological surveys and monitoring