Ingleside Chase Reserve covers approximately 70ha is located on the ridge above Warriewood Valley. The reserve is largely located within Ingleside but crosses the boundaries of Warriewood in the east and Elanora Heights in the south. This reserve forms part of a significant wildlife corridor which connects Ku-ring-gai and Garigal National Parks with Irrawong Reserve, Warriewood Wetlands and Narrabeen Lagoon.
There dominant vegetation community in the reserve is Sydney Coastal Dry Sclerophyll Forests with the main canopy species including; Angophora costata, Eucalyptus piperita, Eucalyptus umbera and Corimbia gummifera.The reserve provides known habitat for at least one plant species on the Rare or Threatened Plants (ROTAP) list, nine species which are considered threatened in northern Sydney and eight species considered locally rare and being of significance on the Northern Beaches.
Twelve threatened mammals, six bats, two frogs and twelve birds have been recorded or are expected to occur or utilise habitats within the Ingleside Chase Reserve.
Wildlife Protection Area
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