Great Sandy National Park

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Great Sandy National Park is a coastal national park in the Fraser Coast Region, Queensland, Australia.GeographyThe park features untouched beaches, large sand dunes, heathlands, rainforests, swamps, creeks, freshwater lakes and mangrove forests.Great Sandy National Park is divided into two sections. The Cooloola section is situated on the coast between Noosa Heads in the south and Rainbow Beach in the north and covers. The K'gari (Fraser Island) section encompasses almost all of the world's largest sand island, Fraser Island, situated north of Rainbow Beach, covering.EnvironmentBirdsThe land within the park is classified by BirdLife International as the Cooloola and Fraser Coast Important Bird Area because it supports a large population of black-breasted button-quails as well as many bush and beach stone-curlews, green catbirds, regent bowerbirds, mangrove honeyeaters and pale-yellow robins. Cooloola is also home to the eastern ground parrot and has one of the last coastal populations of the emu.
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