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The Shoalhaven on the NSW south coast is home to an amazing variety of birds and is a mecca for birdwatchers.
BirdLife Shoalhaven promotes a better understanding of our birds and works tirelessly to ensure their survival.

Bangalee Reserve Bird Walk

Grade and Distance: - up to 4.5km (2.5hrs) - easy to medium grade, shady with some climbing depending on tracks chosen.

Vegetation Types - Riparian woodland, rainforest, open grassed areas, sandstone cliffs, open forest

What to look for:
Large-billed Scrubwrens and Yellow-throated Scrubwrens resident in the rainforest. These are two uncommon species found in one location. Painted Button-quail have been sighted here as well. With a wide variety of habitat in only a small area, there are opportunities to see Bassian Thrush, Brown Cuckoo-Dove, Green Catbird, Wonga Pigeon, seasonal cuckoos, Satin Bowerbird, Superb Lyrebird, Eastern Yellow Robin, Lewin's Honeyeater, plus many of the other honeyeater species, and Superb and Variegated Fairy-wren in a morning's birding.

Downloadable PDF List for all bird species recorded on Birdata at Bangalee Reserve

Bangalee Reserve Bird List for 18th December 2021

The reserve starts on Koloona Drive off Illaroo Road, about 10mins drive from north of the Nowra Bridge. Picnic facilities, toilets and shelters can be found here with great river views from the jetty. Three walks to different habitats can be accessed from the track behind the remains of an 1890s slab hut.

This walk can also be found in the Shoalhaven Bird Walks brochure.

This is a mudmap of Bangalee

Links to all the self-guided Shoalhaven bird walks:

1. Bangalee Reserve
4. Ben's Walk
7. Booderee Botanic Gardens
10. Little Forest Plateau
13. Hyams Beach
16. Warden Head

2. Bomaderry Creek
5. Lake Wollumboola
8. Murray's Beach Circuit
11. Narrawallee Inlet
14. Vincentia WTP
17. Wilfords Lane Wetlands

3. Shoalhaven Heads
6. Abraham's Bosom
9. Yatte Yattah NR
12. Burrill Lake
15. Callala Wetland Walkway
18. Lake Conjola Entrance

Download the Shoalhaven Bird Walks brochure

Green Catbird

Green Catbird