Coongie Lakes

Badman, F.J. (1989) The Birds of Middle and Lower Cooper Creek in South Australia. Nature Conservation Society of South Australia: Adelaide.

Badman, F.J. and May, I.A. (1983) Waders in northern South Australia. South Australian Ornithologist 29: 29-39.

Baxter, C.I., Reid, J.R.W. and Jaensch, R.P. (2001) First South Australian records of the Black-necked Stork Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus and occurrence of vagrants in south-western Queensland. South Australian Ornithologist 33: 164-169.

Bennett, S. (1983) A review of the distribution, status and biology of the Plains Wanderer Pedionomus torquatus, Gould. Emu 83: 1-11.

Blakers, M., Davies, S.J.J.F. and Reilly, P.N. (1984) The Atlas of Australian Birds. Melbourne University Press: Melbourne.

Costelloe J.F., Hudson P.J., Pritchard J.C., Puckridge J.T. and Reid, J.R.W. (2004). ARIDFLO Scientific Report: Environmental Flow Requirements of Arid Zone Rivers with Particular Reference to the Lake Eyre Drainage Basin. School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Adelaide, Adelaide. Final Report to South Australian Department of Water, Land and Biodiversity Conservation and Commonwealth Department of Environment and Heritage.

Cox, J.B. and Pedler, L.P. (1977) Birds recorded during three visits to the far north-east of South Australia. South Australian Ornithologist 27: 231-250.

DEWHA (2008) A Directory of Important Wetlands in Australia. Coongie Lakes - SA001. Accessed from accessed August 2008.

Kingsford, R.T., Curtin, A.L. and Porter, J.L. (1999) Water flows on Cooper Creek in arid Australia determine boom and bust periods for waterbirds. Biological Conservation 88: 231-248.

May, I.A. (1982) Bird notes - Grey Grasswren. South Australian Ornithological Association Newsletter 102: 11.

May, I.A., Close, D.H. and Badman, F. (1982) Bird notes - Freckled Duck. South Australian Ornithological Association Newsletter 104: 6.

May, I.A. (1986) Appendix V: Birds of Innamincka Station. Pp. 123-137. In: Faithfull, E. (ed.) Rangeland Assessment Manual, Innamincka Station. Department of Lands, South Australia.

Parker, S.A. (1980) Birds and conservation parks in the north-east of South Australia. South Australian Parks and Conservation 3: 11-18.

Reid, J.R.W. (1984) [Bird Sections] In: Mollenmans F.H., Reid, J.R.W., Thompson, M.B., Alexander, L. and Pedler, L.P. Biological survey of the Cooper Creek Environmental Association (8.4.4), north eastern South Australia. Consultancy report to National Parks and Wildlife Service. Department of Environment and Planning: Adelaide.

Reid, J.R.W. (1988) Birds. In: Reid, J. and Gillen, J. (eds) (1988) The Coongie Lakes Study. Consultancy report for the Department of Environment and Planning: Adelaide.

Reid, J.R.W. (1992) Terrestrial monitoring of Coongie after flood. An assessment of the effects of flooding on the terrestrial biota in the Coongie Lakes District. Unpublished Final Report to the Reserves Advisory Committee of the National Parks and Wildlife.

Reid, J.R.W. (2000a) Birds of Cooper Creek and the Far North East in South Australia. Pp. 209-227. In: Collier, R., Hatch, J., Matheson, B. and Russell, T. (eds) Birds, birders and birding in South Australia. South Australian Ornithological Association: Adelaide.

Reid, J.R.W. (2000b) Waterbird, Riparian and Floodplain Ecology of the Coongie Lakes System, Cooper Creek, Central Australia. Volume 3 of Reid, J.R.W. & Puckridge, J.T. (eds) The Seasonal Ecology of the Coongie Lakes System and Cooper Creek Floodplain, Central Australia Unpublished report to the South Australian Department for Environment and Heritage and the Australian Heritage Commission.

Reid, J. and Jaensch, R. (1999) An Aerial Survey of Waterbirds in the Coongie Lakes System, December 1998. Report to the South Australian Department of Environment, Heritage and Aboriginal Affairs. Wetlands International - Oceania, Canberra.

Further resources

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BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Coongie Lakes. Downloaded from on 24/02/2024.