Native animals

Native animals
Photo of a possum in a tree
Sometimes our native neighbours can be friendlier than we would like. Read about common animals and solutions to common problems. Native animals Sometimes our native neighbours can be friendlier than we would like. Read about common animals and solutions to common problems. Animals and Pets

Sometimes our native neighbours can be friendlier than we would like.  It is important to remember they while many native animals can be annoying, they are protected by law. It is important that we are able to live with our local animals and to find solutions that suit both our needs.​


 

 

Grey-Headed Flying Fox (bats)https://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/environment/biodiversity/native-animals/native-flying-foxes-(bats)Grey-Headed Flying Fox (bats)Read about our very own Grey-Headed Flying Fox Colony in Wolli Creek.
Australian White Ibishttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/environment/biodiversity/native-animals/australian-white-ibisAustralian White IbisThe Australian White Ibis is a native Australian bird which can be found all across our local government area.
Local animalshttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/environment/biodiversity/native-animals/local-animalsLocal animalsCanterbury Bankstown is home to a wide range of animal species and birds, which is amazing for such an urban area. We have it all!
Snakeshttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/environment/biodiversity/native-animals/snakesSnakesThere are 140 species of land-based snakes in Australia. Find out what to do if you find one around your home.
Feeding animalshttps://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/environment/biodiversity/native-animals/feeding-animalsFeeding animalsOur City provides lots of natural food for our wildlife. Our native animals do not need our help finding food.