Tyto Wetlands and Precinct
TYTO Wetlands and Precinct is diagonally across the road from Lees Motel – just a couple of minutes walk away. Access is also via the Bruce Highway about 500m south of the Motel.
About the TYTO Wetlands:
TYTO Wetlands is a unique 120 hectare rehabilitated wetland site that is home to over 230 species of birds and numerous tropical plant species in addition to the beautiful Agile Wallaby. The TYTO Wetlands is one of Australia’s largest urban wetland rehabilitation projects. The wetlands have been revegetated and repaired to attract a variety of birdlife. It is truly a bird watchers paradise.
TYTO Wetlands is a carefully preserved natural environment that integrates lagoons, walking tracks and native flora.
Experience the natural beauty and tranquility of this tropical environment by leisurely strolling along the 4km walkways. Interpretive signs, marked lookouts and specially created viewing platforms allow you to view local wildlife without interference or disturbance to their habitats.
Among the 230 species of birds at the TYTO Wetlands the top 3 birds are The Eastern Grass Owl (tyto capensis), Crimson Finch and White-browed Crake.
360 degree Google Photospheres – click and drag to spin image around, click 4 little arrows button on top right of each image to enlarge up to stunning full screen view: