Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve is a RAMSAR Nature Reserve and is one of the best bird watching sites in Western Australia. Head to Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve near the Kimberley town of Wyndham, where waders from as far afield as Siberia come to rest and feed.
The lagoons and billabongs of this nature reserve teem with wildlife, especially during the wet season. You can see hundreds of birds from specially built bird-hides which allow you to get up close without disturbing them. All manner of water birds exist here including egrets, ibis, magpie geese, herons, cranes, dab chicks, pelicans, brolga, 17 species of ducks and the beautiful and elusive Jabiru. You might also spot a freshwater and saltwater crocodile.
Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve was declared a protected bird sanctuary in the early 1970s in recognition of its major importance in water bird breeding.
You can access the reserve by driving around 20 minutes south of Wyndham – public access areas are clearly marked from the road. Four wheel drive vehicle is recommended.
Tourists are advised to check for alerts and road/park closures before commencing their travel on www.emergency.wa.gov.au and https://alerts.dbca.wa.gov.au
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