Environment Park Subotopic Layout
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The vegetation communities in the park are mainly Grassy Woodlands of River Red Gum and Manna Gum that have survived in small areas of the park.
One threatened bird species seen in Westerfolds Park is the Swift Parrot, which plays a significant role in controlling the populations of native insects that feast on the leaves of the native trees. The Powerful Owl has been seen in the park. Westerfolds Park is home to a resident population of Eastern Grey Kangaroos.
09 May 2013
About 120,000 birds arrived at Victorian wetlands during early spring from as far afield as Siberia and Japan. More than 30,000 of them take up residence in the Port Phillip areas of Cheetham Wetlands, Werribee, Swan Bay, Edwards Point and Mud Island. The birds rest and feed during the Northern hemisphere winter, …