Tygum Lagoon (Logan, QLD)


Taygum Lagoon - LoganTygum Lagoon a recreation and wildlife reserve approximately 40 minutes drive south of the Brisbane CBD.

The lagoon itself is 8.7 hectares of shallow open water lake surrounded by a grass-sedge wetland and is crawling with an extensive variety of birds and wildlife.

This spot is fabulous for wildlife photography, is easy to bet to, and doesn’t involve a great deal of walking (the walkway around the entire lagoon is virtually flat).

Below is a list of some of the birds that have been spotted at Tygum Lagoon recently.  If you have seen others, please add a comment (and send in a photo)

(bird list supplied by Neil Strode, member of Birds Queensland)

  • Magpie Goose
  • Black Swan
  • Australian Wood Duck
  • Mallard
  • Pacific Black Duck
  • Australasian Grebe
  • Darter
  • Little Pied Cormorant
  • Little Black Cormorant
  • Intermediate Egret
  • Cattle Egret
  • Australian White Ibis
  • Straw-necked Ibis
  • Royal Spoonbill
  • Purple Swamphen
  • Dusky Moorhen
  • Eurasian Coot
  • Comb-crested Jacana
  • Black-winged Stilt
  • Masked Lapwing
  • Rock Dove
  • Crested Pigeon
  • Galah
  • Long-billed Corella
  • Little Corella
  • Rainbow Lorikeet
  • Laughing Kookaburra
  • Noisy Miner
  • Magpie-lark
  • Willie Wagtail
  • Australian Magpie
  • Torresian Crow
  • Welcome Swallow
  • Tawny Grassbird
  • Little Grassbird
  • Common Starling
  • Common Myna

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