The Warrnambool Plain is the second most heavily cleared of the Glenelg Hopkins bioregions. Native vegetation is largely restricted to the coastland, with just 4% of the bioregion in formal reserves. This bioregion provides nationally significant habitat for many threatened coastal species.
Murnane Bay at Mepunga. Native coastal scrub persists on the infertile and exposed cliffs.
Warrnambool Plain bioregion contains important habitat for the nationally endangered hooded plover
Magic Rock east of Warrnambool