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  • Survey and win!


    Help us make a better app! We are upgrading our iPhone app and building an Android app. Give us your input and you could win a prize. Survey here.

  • New free walking tour app!


    We have released our new free Centennial Park History Walking Tour app - available for Apple and Android smartphones. More info and download link here.

  • Centennial Park History Book


    Our great new book on the history of Centennial Park is now on sale, and can be ordered online. Great gift idea. More info.

  • Centennial Park Honey is back!


    Following a sell-out in early 2014, the Centennial Park hives have been harvested and our limited spring edition honey is back on the shelves in time for the festive season. Find out where you can pick up your limited edition jars here

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Birdwatching

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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).

In fact, around, 140 different species have been spotted! Why not join in on one of our volunteer birdwatching activities or Trevor Waller's guided birdwatching tours.

Want to know more? You can download a bird list from our Conservation Management Plan here (PDF, 56 kb) or visit our Birds in the Parklands section.

 

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

Further information is available on:

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: