The Darter Trail

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The Darter Trail is a tidal trail. Meander through the Murray River delta past bushland islands and holiday homes and watch dolphins and the abundant bird life. The trail stays close to the inlet shore and there are beach landings at the Peel Inlet end of the trail. The darter also known as the snake bird, is a common sight on this trail.

The darter is a large bird which measures between 85 and 90 centimetres in length. The darter submerges its body, quietly stalks its prey and then suddenly strikes with it’s S-shaped head and neck.

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