Wonga Wildlife

Wonga Wetlands is a wildlife sanctuary. Bird hides enable visitors to watch the wildlife without disturbing the natural setting. There more than 155 identified species of birds at Wonga which you can see on our bird list.

The following are just some of the wildlife observed at the Wonga Wetlands:

Birds

Frogs

  • Little Black Cormorant
  • Yellow-billed Spoonbill
  • Great Egret
  • Straw-necked Ibis
  • White-faced Heron
  • Black Swan
  • White-bellied Sea-Eagle
  • Barking Marsh Frog
  • Common Froglet
  • Growling Grass Frog
  • Peron's Tree Frog
  • Pobblebonk

A range of birds at Wonga Wetlands

Invertebrates

Mammals      

  • Common Yabby                    
  • Pond Snails
  • Caddisfly
  • Mayfly
  • Water Boatman
  • Midge
  • Diving Beetle
  • Dragonfly
  • Eastern Grey Kangaroo
  • Little Mastiff-bat
  • Sugar Glider
  • Common Ring-tailed Possum
  • Swamp Wallaby
  • Platypus  
  • Native Water Rat

Various wildlife at Wonga Wetlands

Reptiles

Fish

  • Eastern Blue-tongued Llizard    
  • Eastern Snake-necked Turtle
  • Wood Gecko
  • Common Garden Skink
  • Broad Shell Turtle
  • Red-bellied Black Snake.
  • Crimson-spotted Rainbow Fish
  • Golden Perch
  • Murray Cod
  • Redfin Perch
  • European Carp