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Common species of the catchment

The Central Coast Waterways are buzzing with a wide range of species. The waterways are an important habitat for Fish, Birds, Mammals, Amphibians and Reptiles. Explore below the species that you might find in and around the waterways.

Common flora and fauna

Fish
  • Dusky Flathead
  • Yellowfin Bream
  • Sea Mullet
  • Tarwhine
  • Australian Bass
  • Estuary Perch
  • Luderick
  • Whiting
Birds
  • Pelican
  • Black Swan
  • White-bellied Sea Eagle
  • Eastern Osprey
  • Striated Heron
  • White-faced Heron
  • Pacific Black Duck
  • Grey Teal
  • Chestnut Teal
  • Australian Wood Duck
  • Pied Cormorant
  • Little Pied Cormorant
  • Great Cormorant
  • Little Black Cormorant
  • Royal Spoonbill
  • Australian White Ibis
  • Black-winged Stilt
  • Caspian Tern
  • Crested Tern
  • Masked Lapwing
  • Little Egret
  • Australasian Darter
  • Great Egret
  • Australasian Grebe
Mammals
  • Platypus
  • Koala
  • Southern Brown Bandicoot
  • Spotted-tailed Quoll
Amphibians
  • Green and Golden Bell Frog
  • Green Tree Frog
  • Peron’s Tree Frog
  • Striped Marsh Frog
Reptiles
  • Blue-tongue Lizard
  • Eastern Long-necked Turtle.
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