Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Long Reef

Long Reef Aquatic Reserve – 180 species

Since 1980, Long Reef Aquatic Reserve has played an important role in protecting rocky shore plants and animals, and has been an important place for marine education and research.

Long Reef Headland and Fishermans Beach have important remnants of coastal bushland and native grasslands and supports several significant vegetation communities. There are also 119 species of native plants, five native frogs, nine native reptiles, 180 native birds and three native mammals.

 Expect to see terns, cormorants, osprey, nankeen kestrel, plovers, pelicans and migrants (summer and winter).

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