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A residence, wildlife sanctuary, rehabilitation site and self-sustainable small farm

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Doug and Peach Rollinson are the owners of The Styx, a property situated in Oallen, approximately 50km southeast of Goulburn, New South Wales. The property is a residence, dedicated wildlife sanctuary and self-sustainable small farm, also used for the rehabilitation and release of wildlife as well as a domestic and farm animal rescue. Peach is a wildlife carer registered with WIRES.

The property covers 40 hectares on a typical bush block populated by eucalypt woodland. This woodland provides habitat for a wide range of native species including eastern grey kangaroos (Macropus giganteus), swamp wallabies (Wallabia bicolor), koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus), short-beaked echidnas (Tachyglossus aculeatus), brushtail (Trichosurus vulpecula) and ringtail (Pseudocheirus peregrinus) possums, bare-nosed wombats (Vombatus ursinus), flying-foxes (Pteropus spp.) and microbats.

The property is also home to lace monitors (Varanus varius), jacky dragons (Amphibolurus muricatus), shingleback lizards (Tiliqua rugosa), eastern blue-tongued lizards (Tiliqua scincoides), red-bellied black snakes (Pseudechis porphyriacus), eastern brown snakes (Pseudonaja textilis), eastern long-necked turtles (Chelodina longicollis) and banjo frogs (Limnodynastes dumerilii).

Birdlife is abundant and includes wedge-tailed eagles (Aquila audax), yellow-tailed (Calyptorhynchus funereus) and glossy (Calyptorhynchus lathami) black cockatoos, eastern (Platycercus eximius) and crimson (Platycercus elegans) rosellas, king parrots (Alisterus scapularis), gang-gang cockatoos (Callocephalon fimbriatum), sulphur-crested cockatoos (Cacatua galerita), tawny frogmouths (Podargus strigoides), galahs (Eolophus roseicapilla), little corellas (Cacatua sanguinea), laughing kookaburras (Dacelo novaeguineae) and sacred kingfishers (Todiramphus sanctus).

Property Name The Styx
Property Size 40 hectares
Property Features Wildlife Carer, Wildlife Release Site
Owners Doug and Peach Rollinson
Member Since 2021
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