Water quality in the large freshwater lake appears to be good as diving feeders comprising Little Pied Cormorants, Australasian Grebes and Hardheads were recorded. Also, four Australian Pelicans were present, with one demonstrating some feeding activity on the lake. This indicates that the lake is possibly supporting some aquatic life, most likely Mosquito Fish Gambusa sp.
k Bird Survey 13 February 2017
- Hardheads have returned, but so far in low numbers with 3 recorded today. They were last recorded on January 2016.
- A single Noisy Miner was seen at Lorimer Street today, and another sighting of possibly the same bird was recorded by George on 29 January. This is only the second record of this not so welcomed species in the park since these bird surveys commenced in March 2007. The last sighting was in March 2008.
- Also seen were the Common or Eastern Blue Tongue Lizard and a Dingy Swallowtail