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Warrumbungle after-fire mobile apps

Download the free QuestaGame and WarrumbungleSnap mobile apps and help us track animals and landscapes affected by Warrumbungle National Park's devastating 2013 bushfire.

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QuestaGame app

NPWS has installed around 400 nest boxes in fire-affected areas of Warrumbungle National Park. Each nest box has a unique identification number and provides important nesting sites for birds and animals that make their homes in tree hollows - including parrots, cockatoos, gliders, possums, and bats.

With the free QuestaGame app you can follow a nest box quest and help us monitor which species are using them. All sightings go into the Atlas of Living Australia and NSW National Parks' database of animal sightings.

How it works:

  1. Download the free QuestaGame app for Android or iOS smartphones
  2. When you're in Warrumbungle National Park, open the app and click on Quests 
  3. Search or scroll for the Warrumbungle nest box quests
  4. Choose a nest box quest to join and follow the quest trail
  5. Upload any sightings as you go

WarrumbungleSnap app

Capture nature in action with the free WarrumbungleSnap app. We've installed 2 snap and share photo points at Whitegum lookout and Pincham carpark, giving you the chance to share your photos online. As the photo gallery grows, it offers a unique window into how Warrumbungle National Park is regenerating over time.

How it works:

  1. Download the free WarrumbungleSnap app for Android or iOS smartphones
  2. Take a photo at one or both of the photo points in Warrumbungle National Park
  3. Use the app to upload your photos to the online picture gallery at the Atlas of Living Australia

You can also register and upload your pictures from the photo points to the Atlas of Living Australia without downloading the WarrumbungleSnap app.

Parks related to this program

View of Breadknife rock formation in Warrumbungle National Park. Photo: Simone Cottrell/OEH.