Wamberal Lagoon Nature Reserve protects one of the best remaining examples of coastal lagoon, wetland and barrier dune on the Central coast. There are also pockets of littoral rainforest.
There are two main access points to this reserve. To the north off the end of Spoon Bay Road gives you entry to an area of littoral rainforest. To the south the lagoon is easily accessible from Remembrance Drive.
Southern end and lagoon
Black Swan, Chestnut Teal, Grey Teal, Hardhead, Pied Cormorant, Little Pied Cormorant, Little Black Cormorant, Great Cormorant, Australasian Darter, Purple Swamphen, Dusky Moorhen, Eurasian Coot, Sharp-tailed Sandpiper,
Northern littoral rainforest and dunes
Eastern Yellow Robin, Eastern Whipbird, Lewin's Honeyeater, Dollarbird, Sacred Kingfisher, Striated Thornbill, Yellow Thornbill, satin bowerbird, Great Egret, Little Egret, Black-necked Stork (one visit)
Reliable for: Black Swan, Cormorants,