Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; plgContentembed_google_map has a deprecated constructor in /home/gerardsa/public_html/centralcoastbirds/plugins/content/embed_google_map/embed_google_map.php on line 18


Chittaway is a suburb on the south-western side of Tuggerah Lake. It has both lake and river frontage. The foreshore area around Chittaway can be a good spot to see a number of species. Buff-banded Rails can be common around the lake frontage. Striped Honeyeaters can often be found in the Casuarinas in the reserve at Chittaway Point.

Birds seen

Lake frontage:

Black Swan, Chestniut Teal, Grey Teal, Pacific Black Duck, Sharp-tailed Sandpiper, Bar-tailed Godwit, White-headed Stilt, Caspian Tern, Little Black Cormorant, Australian Pelican, Royal Spoonbill, Buff-banded Rail, White-bellied Sea Eagle.

River Frontage

Australasian Darter, Black Bittern, Whistling Kite, Australian Wood Duck, Striped Honeyeater