Mangrove Boardwalk, Wynnum North, Brisbane

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The Wynnum North Mangrove Circuit, or mangrove boardwalk as everyone calls it, is the most magical walk at high tide (a bit smelly at low tide sometimes, but not too bad).

It's a 1.4km circuit, more than half of which is on raised wooden boardwalks over the waters of Moreton Bay, winding through the mangroves.

[top]Getting there

Crown Street entry, Wynnum North

[top]When to go

Any tide OK but high tide best



[top]Key species

A reliable place to see and photograph Collared Kingfisher, which live and breed here. Also resident are Mangrove Gerygone, Spangled Drongo, Grey Fantail, Leaden Flycatcher, Olive-backed Oriole and Mangrove Honeyeater - watch out for mosquitos.

Nankeen Night Herons sometimes roost near the northern entrance. A Noisy Pitta was recently observed at the site.


[top]Maps & GPS


Birds encountered on the Mangrove Boardwalk include

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Collared Kingfisher

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Mangrove Gerygone

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Nankeen Night Heron (immatute bird)

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Olive-backed Oriole

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Leaden Flycatcher
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