Fivebough Wetlands

Overview

Fivebough Wetlands is two kilometres northeast of Leeton, New South Wales. The wetlands contain a habitat of exceptional quality for water birds, particularly waders. Around 174 different species of…

Fivebough Wetlands is two kilometres northeast of Leeton, New South Wales. The wetlands contain a habitat of exceptional quality for water birds, particularly waders. Around 174 different species of bird have been observed at Fivebough to date. Keep your eyes peeled for rare and threatened species like the Australian painted snipe, magpie goose and freckled duck. Don't miss the Budyaan Baamirra Centre and Wiradjuri Garden where you can discover the significance of the wetlands to the local Aboriginal people.

The wetlands are Crown reserve for Environmental Protection and Public Recreation (R1030008) and are also Ramsar listed wetlands of international importance. The approximate area of Fivebough Wetlands is 342 hectares.

Call into Leeton Visitors Information Centre prior to visiting to obtain maps and local bird information.

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