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Lake Awoonga, when full, covers an area of around 8,400 hectares and is located in QLD.
6 creeks and rivers flow into the Lake Awoonga. The five longest tributaries are: Boyne River, Diglum Creek, Eastern Boyne River, Iveragh Creek and Marble Creek - click here for a full list of all 6 tributaries of the Lake Awoonga.
Towns, villages or cities near Lake Awoonga include the town of Calliope (show me), the town of Tannum Sands (show me) and the city of Gladstone (show me).
Bonzle users have caught and/or seen barramundi, catfish, garfish, golden perch, mangrove jack, mouth almighty, pikey bream, saratoga, silver perch, snub nosed gar and spangled perch at Lake Awoonga (Note: some species of fish may not be available at all times of the year. Always check State/Territory fishing regulations for size, bag/possession limits and licensing/permit requirements. Some native fish are protected and may not be taken). Is this list accurate? Have you caught or seen other species of fish at Lake Awoonga? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
Bonzle users sighted or observed the following birds in Lake Awoonga: apostlebird, australasian grebe, australasian pipit, australasian shoveler, australian brush-turkey, australian bustard, australian hobby, australian king-parrot, australian magpie, australian owlet-nightjar, australian pelican, australian pratincole, australian raven, australian white ibis, australian wood duck, azure kingfisher, baillon's crake, barking owl, barn owl, bar-shouldered dove, bar-tailed godwit, black bittern, black kite, black swan, black-chinned honeyeater, black-faced cuckoo-shrike, black-faced monarch, black-faced woodswallow, black-fronted dotterel, black-necked stork, black-shouldered kite, black-tailed godwit, black-winged stilt, blue-faced honeyeater, blue-winged kookaburra, brahminy kite, brolga, brown cuckoo-dove, brown falcon, brown goshawk, brown honeyeater, brown quail, brown thornbill, brush cuckoo, buff-banded rail, bush stone-curlew, bush-hen, caspian tern, cattle egret, channel-billed cuckoo, chestnut teal, chestnut-breasted mannikin, cicadabird, clamorous reed-warbler, cockatiel, collared sparrowhawk, comb-crested jacana, common bronzewing, common greenshank, common koel, common myna, common starling, cotton pygmy-goose, crested pigeon, darter, dollarbird, double-barred finch, dusky honeyeater, dusky moorhen, eastern curlew, eastern reef egret, eastern whipbird, eastern yellow robin, emerald dove, emu, eurasian coot, fairy gerygone, fairy martin, fan-tailed cuckoo, figbird, forest kingfisher, fork-tailed swift, fuscous honeyeater, galah, glossy ibis, golden whistler, golden-headed cisticola, great crested grebe, great egret, green pygmy-goose, grey butcherbird, grey fantail, grey shrike-thrush, grey teal, grey-crowned babbler, grey-tailed tattler, gull-billed tern, hardhead, house sparrow, indian peafowl, intermediate egret, jacky winter, latham's snipe, laughing kookaburra, leaden flycatcher, lewin's honeyeater, little bittern, little black cormorant, little button-quail, little eagle, little egret, little friarbird, little grassbird, little lorikeet, little pied cormorant, little shrike-thrush, little tern, magpie-lark, masked lapwing, mistletoebird, nankeen kestrel, nankeen night heron, noisy friarbird, noisy miner, nutmeg mannikin, olive-backed oriole, osprey, pacific baza, pacific black duck, pacific golden plover, painted button-quail, pale-headed rosella, pallid cuckoo, peaceful dove, peregrine falcon, pheasant coucal, pied butcherbird, pied currawong, plumed whistling-duck, plum-headed finch, powerful owl, purple swamphen, radjah shelduck, rainbow bee-eater, rainbow lorikeet, red-backed fairy-wren, red-browed finch, red-capped plover, red-kneed dotterel, red-necked stint, red-tailed black-cockatoo, red-winged parrot, restless flycatcher, rock dove, rose robin, rose-crowned fruit-dove, royal spoonbill, rufous fantail, rufous whistler, sacred kingfisher, satin flycatcher, scaly-breasted lorikeet, scarlet honeyeater, sharp-tailed sandpiper, shining bronze-cuckoo, silver gull, silvereye, singing bushlark, southern boobook, spangled drongo, spectacled monarch, spotless crake, spotted turtle-dove, square-tailed kite, squatter pigeon, straw-necked ibis, striated pardalote, striated thornbill, striped honeyeater, stubble quail, sulphur-crested cockatoo, swamp harrier, tawny frogmouth, tawny grassbird, topknot pigeon, torresian crow, tree martin, varied sittella, varied triller, wandering whistling-duck, wedge-tailed eagle, weebill, welcome swallow, whimbrel, whiskered tern, whistling kite, white-bellied cuckoo-shrike, white-bellied sea-eagle, white-breasted woodswallow, white-browed scrubwren, white-eared monarch, white-faced heron, white-naped honeyeater, white-necked heron, white-throated gerygone, white-throated honeyeater, white-throated needletail, white-throated nightjar, white-throated treecreeper, white-winged chough, white-winged triller, willie wagtail, wonga pigeon, yellow-billed spoonbill, yellow-faced honeyeater, yellow-rumped thornbill, yellow-tailed black-cockatoo and zebra finch. Is this list accurate? Are you a keen bird watcher? Have you been bird watching in Lake Awoonga? What species of birds have you seen? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here. For a comprehensive flexibound field guide to Australia's birds try Birds of Australia: Eighth Edition.
Bonzle users have said that the facilities in Lake Awoonga include bbq facilities, boat ramp, disabled access, drinking water, picnic tables, public toilets and rubbish bins. Do you know of other facilities available in Lake Awoonga? Is this list accurate? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
Bonzle users have reported that Lake Awoonga is a good place for birdwatching, bushwalking, camping, canoeing, fishing, fly fishing, picnicing, sightseeing and water skiing. Do you know of other recreational activities in Lake Awoonga? Is this list accurate? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
Bonzle users have contributed the following notes about Lake Awoonga:
|contributed by gawb1 on 27-Nov-2008|
Lake Awoonga birds
Lake Awoonga is host to more than 215 bird species, which means that more than 27% of Australia's bird species can be found in the region. The Southern Squatter Pigeon is listed as vulnerable and 22 further bird species are listed on international migratory agreement lists.
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