Bird Watching

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Discover an array of bird species thriving in the Lockyer Valley, home to over 300 bird species among Australia's total of 850. The region's diverse landscapes, including wetlands, farmlands, national parks, and state forests, offer an endless adventure for birdwatching enthusiasts.

Experience the dynamic presence of migratory birds at renowned locations such as Lake Clarendon (featuring the Black Falcon and Blue-winged Kookaburra), Lake Galletly, and Lake Lenore at the University of Queensland's Gatton campus (showcasing the Red-rumped Parrot and Magpie Goose). Discover the scenic beauty of Lake Dyer (home to the Plum-headed Finch and Caspian Tern) and the elusive Glossy Black Cockatoo in Glen Rock State Forest. Delve into the biodiversity of Lake Apex and Lake Freeman, encountering Latham’s Snipe, Spoonbills, Dotterels, and more.

For a handy guide, grab the Lockyer Valley Bird brochure from the Visitor Information Centre, crafted by Birdlife Southern Queensland and Friends of Lake Apex.






Map & Directions

34 Lake Apex, Gatton 4343

Phone 0754663425