Sydney Olympic Park supports a rich natural environment that includes over 250 native animal species and over 400 native plant species. Species that have been recorded at Sydney Olympic Park are listed in the following downloadable documents:
Sydney Olympic Park provides habitat for over 250 native animal species. A quarter of all bird species found in Australia have been recorded at the Park, as well as many species of amphibians, frogs, reptiles, mammals and fish. This species list is based on the results of fauna surveys conducted from 2000 to 2014, as well as incidental records.
View the Native Fauna Species List 2000 - 2021 (PDF 130KB)
Sydney Olympic Park supports 20 hectares of remnant and regenerating Sydney Turpentine Ironbark Forest. Thirteen hectares of this community occurs within Newington Nature Reserve, and the remainder adjoins the Reserve.
This ecological community is classified as critically endangered by state and federal legislation.
A total of 243 native plant species have been recorded within the forest community, and new species are continuing to be identified. This species list is based on the results of botanical surveys conducted in 2002, 2007, 2012 and 2018 as well as incidental records.
View the Plant Species List – Sydney Turpentine Ironbark Forest -2021 (PDF 125KB)
Sydney Olympic Park includes approximately 200 hectares of estuarine and freshwater wetlands, which support a high diversity of native plant species. This species list is based on the results of botanical surveys, incidental records and planting records.
View the Wetland Plant Species List – Sydney Olympic Park wetlands –2021 (PDF 90KB)