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BirdLife Australia Melbourne Branch



Brimbank Park

  Keilor East: Melways Maps 14, 15, 26 & 27

Access:  Keilor Park Drive (Map 15 Grid B10)

Facilities:  Parking, toilets, BBQ’s, partial wheelchair access, cafe

Habitat: Native grasslands, plains and redgums line the Maribyrnong River which winds through the park.

Park Notes & Map: Click here  
Typical Common Birds include:  

Australian Wood Duck; Pacific Black Duck; Spotted Dove; Common Bronzewing; Dusky Moorhen; Eurasian Coot; Galah; Sulphur-crested Cockatoo; Rainbow Lorikeet; Little Lorikeet; Red-rumped Parrot; Laughing Kookaburra; Superb Fairy-wren; White-browed Scrubwren; Brown Thornbill; Spotted Pardalote; White-plumed Honeyeater; Red Wattlebird; New Holland Honeyeater; Australian Magpie; Grey Fantail; Willie Wagtail; Little Raven; Magpie-lark; Silvereye; Welcome Swallow; Common Blackbird; Common Starling; Common Myna; Red-browed Finch; House Sparrow.

Other Possible Birds include:  

Australasian Grebe; Tawny Frogmouth; Whistling Kite; Little Eagle; Brown Falcon; Masked Lapwing; Silver Gull; Long-billed Corella; Musk Lorikeet; Purple-crowned Lorikeet; Eastern Rosella; Fan-tailed Cuckoo; Yellow Thornbill; Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike; Crested Shrike-tit; Pied Currawong; European Goldfinch.

Welcome Swallow
Photographs by Damian Kelly and Sonja Ross


Updated: 10-May-2015