Birdlife

Birdlife

Lake Cargelligo and Surrounding Areas Bird List Oct 2012 Lake Cargelligo and Surrounding Areas Bird List Oct 2012 (384 KB)


Bird List & Routes Bird List & Routes (275 KB)


The exceptional birdlife that is drawn to the beautiful area of Lake Cargelligo and surrounds is a well hidden attraction.

It provides the ideal environment for bird watching with parts of the lake being classified as a bird sanctuary. Keep an eye out for such water birds as the Great Crested Grebe, Black Winged Stilts, Great Egrets, Spoonbills, Pelicans and Black Swans.

Blue-Faced Honeyeater

Bird watchers may also enjoy visiting nearby Round Hill Reserve and Nombinnie Reserve in mallee country, which support a variety of rare and threatened species. A bird guide and binoculars are available for hire at the Lake Cargelligo Tourist Information Centre by contacting 02 6898 1501.

Singing Bushlark

Other areas of interest are: Lake Cargelligo Sewage Ponds, Yelkin State forest, Deadmans Point, Murrin Bridge Reserv, Euabalong Reserve, Whoey Tank Track, Lake Cargelligo Weir, Nombinnie Old Wheat paddock, Rankin Springs (70kms out) , Lake Brewstar (40kms out) and ‘Chat Alley’, Sheppards Hill and Booberoi Creek.

 

         

                                Cockatiel                                                                 Spoted Harrier

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with information from their visit in and to Charles Dove for supplying the photos displayed on this page.