Sea birds have their own built-in sunglasses. Their eyes contain special red or yellow oil droplets in the colour receptors to improve distance vision, especially in hazy conditions.
Shrub-land, Coastal Birds
Keep your head down as these little fellas can hop out of the shrub-land and straight in to your path.
Birds of Prey
Did you know: Birds of Prey have fantastic binocular vision that helps them capture their prey such as mice and insects?
Did you know that Shore Birds can be found everywhere, not only along our wonderful coastline and beaches, in fact some of them are not even water dependent!
Did you know that Australia is home to 56 of the 372 different parrot species worldwide?
Birds of our estuaries and wetlands
Estuaries are unique environments that are among the most complex ecosystems on earth.
Birdwatchers will enjoy the variety and abundance of species in the estuaries of the Gellibrand and Curdies Rivers and inland systems including Lake Purrumbete and Lake Bookar.