Bird Viewing - Cromarty
The ecosystem of the Cromarty wetlands is the primary breeding and food source for Magpie Geese and dry ‘playgrounds’ for the Brolga. The wetland system is home at various times of the year to some 255 species of birds, 51 species of reptile, 44 species of mammals and countless species of invertebrate.
The Aboriginal name for the main wetland is Wongaloo meaning quiet waters. It adjoins the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area and forms the core of one of the largest coastal wetland complexes in eastern Australia. The Cromarty wetlands is just over a 30 minute drive from Ayr.
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- 160 Cromarty Siding Road, Cromarty, QLD, 4809