South East Wetland

The South East Wetland is a small, two pond ephemeral wetland complex located south west of the Community Farm which was constructed and planted in 2019. It is filled from the drainage line which runs parallel with the north-south sand dune ridge. The outflow drains south into a swale that feeds water into the South East Sector including the natural wetland.

The wetland has been planted with indigenous wetland plants including rushes, sedges, and water ribbons. Apart from a range of amphibians, the wetlands have become a popular habitat area for Grey and Chestnut Teal, Australasian and Hoary-headed Grebe, cormorants, heron and ibis and Black-fronted Dotterel.

Larger pond in the wetland looking south
Smaller pond in the wetland looking south
Larger pond in the wetland looking east.

Nature Observations around The Cape

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