Birdwatching (also known as 'twitching') is a highly popular activity in Centennial Parklands due to the wide number of bird species that can be seen here throughout the year.
The wide range of species seen here is as a result of the varied range of landscapes and environments that are found in a relatively small area (eg. urban forest, wetlands, open plains, native and exotic plant species plantings).
Sick and injured birds
If you come across a sick or injured bird in Centennial Parklands, it is important that you do not handle it. You may cause stress for the bird, cause yourself an injury and/or unintentionally separate a bird from its parents/chicks.
At Centennial Parklands call our Parklands Rangers immediately on (02) 9339 6699, or 0412 718 611 after hours.
Outside Centennial Parklands contact WIRES on 13 000 WIRES (or 1300 094 737).
Further information is available on:
- Birdwatching tips
- Popular locations for birdwatching in the Parklands
- Remembering our friend, Ern Hoskin
If you would like more information on birds in the Parklands please contact the Parklands Office, alternately the following are websites of interest on birds in Australia: