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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.

Wilfords Lane Wetlands Bird Walk

Grade and Distance: - observation must be done from the corner of Wilfords Lane

Vegetation Types - farmland, wetland

What to look for:
Bird species such as Straw-necked Ibis (uncommon around here) and White-necked Heron can be seen along Wilfords Lane. The wetlands back up from Burrill Lake and there will be more birds after good rains. A scope is useful as the land between the road and the wetlands is private property and the wetlands are some distance away. Common birds on the wetlands include Swans, Teal, Blackwinged Stilt, Black-fronted Dotterel, Masked Lapwing and Sharp-tailed Sandpiper (summer). Uncommon birds for the area that have been seen here include Pink-eared Duck, Australasian Shoveler, Rednecked Avocet and Wood Sandpiper. Look for Nankeen Kestrel on power poles, Brown Falcon and Jacky Winter along fences and Pipits in the grass.

Downloadable PDF List for all bird species recorded on Birdata at Wilfords Lane Wetlands

Turn west from the Princes Highway at the Milton lights into Croobyar Road then left into Wilfords Lane. Drive to the end of Wilfords Lane (about 3 km) and park before the sharp right turn into private property.

This is a mudmap of the walks

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

Straw-necked Ibis

White-necked Heron