Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Dee Why Lagoon

Dee Why Lagoon – 162 species

A natural brackish lagoon behind Dee Why beach. Always a good spot for egrets, ducks, swan, ibis, cormorants, occasional waders, lorikeets, wattlebirds, fairywren, whipbirds, orioles and a variety of other species. It is a haven for many estuarine birds in rough seas.

Dee Why Lagoon Wildlife Refuge is located approximately 16 km north east of central Sydney. The Wildlife Refuge is about 77 hectares of which 30 hectares is the lagoon itself. Gazetted a Wildlife Refuge in 1973.

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