What you need to know
Birdwatching in Centennial Parklands can be a very rewarding pastime. Not only does the birdlife change on a regular / seasonal basis, but for the more serious it is possible to follow the lifecycle of species such as swans, coots, swamphens and moorhens as they breed.
For the amateur birdwatcher, here's our top three tips:
1. Walk slowly and stop often
2. Listen and wait for the birds to come to you, don't get too close
3. Visit early in the morning
What birds will I see?
Up to 130 species of land and water birds have been recorded in Centennial Parklands. Over spring and summer it’s possible to spot nestlings and fledglings from our regular residents such as grebes, rainbow lorikeets, and the many species of ducks.
You can see photos and learn more about the birds of the Parklands on our website.
Want to try out birdwatching at Centennial Parklands? We have a detailed list of tips on our website
. To help you further, we've also compiled comprehensive details on the most popular spots to visit and what you will likely see
throughout the Parklands. Don’t forget to tag #centparklands when you share your amazing images!