Apex Park Wetland, West Beach

Where is it?: The wetland located off Burbridge Road, West Beach is surrounded by Apex Park Reserve. Public transport is available on Bus Routes J2 (City to Harbour Town) and 162 (City to West Beach, Monday-Friday only). Alight at Stop 12B on Burbridge Road. Car parking and toilets are near the entrance.

Boardwalk at Apex Park Wetlands
Apex Park Wetlands, West Beach

Owner: City of West Torrens

Property summary: Total area c. 7 hectares. Hundred of Adelaide – Allotment 24 ( Filed Plan  143389 ) and Allotment 29 ( Filed plan 143394 )

Natural Resources Management Region: Natural Resources Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges

History: The wetland was built in 1993 to detain and improve stormwater prior to discharge into the River Torrens.

More information: DEW

Total Species Recorded to Date: 60 (non-passerines 42, passerines 18)

Common Species: Dusky Moorhen, Eurasian Coot, Pacific Black Duck x *Mallard, Crested Pigeon, Nosiy Miner

Less Common Species: White-headed Stilt, Nankeen Night Heron, Little Grassbird. Australian Reed Warbler

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