Summary: A long rock shelter with spectacular Aboriginal cave paintings in red ochre. The four large figures are said to represent quails.

A shelter with spectacular Aboriginal cave paintings, the Sheep Cave is deep within Wollemi National Park. A long overhang contains four very large figures.

The figures are said to be quails, painted in red ochre – many times larger than the small, ground-dwelling birds that are native to mainland Australia, Tasmania and Papua New Guinea.

Two of them have more distinct outlines, with small wings visible on their backs.

In the same shelter are a couple of hand stencils.

An adjacent shelter has many more hand stencils

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