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Lake Claremont

Western Australia  >  Australia

Public park with a seasonal lake, surrounded by bushland and grassland.

Added* by Malte Vermeer
Most recent update 1 August 2022

Description

Lake Claremont is a park in the western suburbs of Perth. It consists of a lake and some bush land on the western and northern site. In summer the lake dries completely out. Many swamp birds can be seen from the observation platform during wetter seasons. The surrounding areas are habited by Galah , Laughing Kookaburra , Silvereye , Red Wattlebird and more. Some of the swamp birds you can expect are Australian Shelduck , Australasian Swamphen , White-faced Heron , Pied Stilt and Straw-necked Ibis .

Details

Access

The lake is accessible by car, train or bike. Parking spots are south and east of the lake. There are several bus stops around the lake, as well as a train station at the southern end, from there it is a 7 minute walk to the lake.

The lake itself is surrounded by a 2,4 km walking trail, which is mostly sealed or for some parts a wide unpaved path. The trail can be done walking or cycling. Public toilets can be found in the area as well.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest , Wetland , Lake

Conditions

Flat , Hilly

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

No

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Winter , Spring

Route

Paved road , Wide path , Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle , Wheelchair

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

View other birding spots in the area that are published on Birdingplaces

Map

Top 5 birds

Little Corella
4. Little Corella
(Cacatua sanguinea)
Carnaby's Black-Cockatoo
5. Carnaby's Black-Cockatoo
(Calyptorhynchus latirostris)

Other birds you can see here

Australian Shelduck
Australian Shelduck
(Tadorna tadornoides)
Maned Duck
Maned Duck
(Chenonetta jubata)
Australian Shoveler
Australian Shoveler
(Spatula rhynchotis)
Pacific Black Duck
Pacific Black Duck
(Anas superciliosa)
Gray Teal
Gray Teal
(Anas gracilis)
Pink-eared Duck
Pink-eared Duck
(Malacorhynchus membranaceus)
Dusky Moorhen
Dusky Moorhen
(Gallinula tenebrosa)
Australasian Swamphen
Australasian Swamphen
(Porphyrio melanotus)
Pied Stilt
Pied Stilt
(Himantopus leucocephalus)
Australian Ibis
Australian Ibis
(Threskiornis molucca)
Straw-necked Ibis
Straw-necked Ibis
(Threskiornis spinicollis)
Black-shouldered Kite
Black-shouldered Kite
(Elanus axillaris)
Laughing Kookaburra
Laughing Kookaburra
(Dacelo novaeguineae)
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo
(Calyptorhynchus banksii)
Galah
Galah
(Eolophus roseicapilla)
Rainbow Lorikeet
Rainbow Lorikeet
(Trichoglossus moluccanus)
Red Wattlebird
Red Wattlebird
(Anthochaera carunculata)
Singing Honeyeater
Singing Honeyeater
(Gavicalis virescens)
Brown Honeyeater
Brown Honeyeater
(Lichmera indistincta)
Willie-wagtail
Willie-wagtail
(Rhipidura leucophrys)
Magpie-lark
Magpie-lark
(Grallina cyanoleuca)
Black Magpie
Black Magpie
(Platysmurus leucopterus)
Australian Raven
Australian Raven
(Corvus coronoides)

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