places of interest in Tasmania

Lake Dulverton, Oatlands

 

Lake Dulverton is a shallow, ephemeral lake bordered by residential areas, a golf course and farmland. The lake is a bird sanctuary, which, when full, covers an area of around 230 hectares. The lake is divided into three sections by dam walls and one section is kept artificially full in times of drought.
A popular bird watching spot, the flora and fauna of the lake varies depending on season and water level.

 

 

Lake Dulverton

Atriplex australasica

Atriplex australasica

Aurora Bluetail

Aurora Bluetail

Austalis pulchella

Austalis pulchella

Australasian Grebe

Australasian Grebe

Australasian Shovelers

Australasian Shovelers

Australian Hobby

Australian Hobby

Australian Magpie

Australian Magpie

Australian or Yellow Admiral

Australian or Yellow Admiral

Australian Pelican

Australian Pelican

Australian Shelduck

Australian Shelduck

Australian Wood Duck

Australian Wood Duck

Baillon’s Crake

Baillon’s Crake

Bee Fly

Bee Fly

Bellis perennis

Bellis perennis

Black Swans

Black Swans

Black-fronted Plover

Black-fronted Plover

Black-winged Stilt

Black-winged Stilt

Blue Ringtail

Blue Ringtail

Blue-billed duck

Blue-billed duck

Blue-spotted Hawker

Blue-spotted Hawker

Brown Falcon

Brown Falcon

Cabbage White Butterfly

Cabbage White Butterfly

Cassinia aculeata

Cassinia aculeata

Chestnut Teal

Chestnut Teal

Chrysolarentia heliacaria

Chrysolarentia heliacaria

Coccinella undecimpunctata

Coccinella undecimpunctata

Common Bluetail

Common Bluetail

Common Brown

Common Brown

Comptosia ocellata

Comptosia ocellata

Cotula coronopifolia

Cotula coronopifolia

Draba verna

Draba verna

Eastern Swamp Emerald

Eastern Swamp Emerald

Einadia nutans

Einadia nutans

Epilobium billardierianum

Epilobium billardierianum

Eurasian Coot

Eurasian Coot

European Goldfinch

European Goldfinch

European Greenfinch

European Greenfinch

European Wasp

European Wasp

Forest Raven

Forest Raven

Fraus simulans

Fraus simulans

Freckled Duck

Freckled Duck

Great Cormorant

Great Cormorant

Great Egret

Great Egret

Grey Butcherbird

Grey Butcherbird

Grey Fantail

Grey Fantail

Hardhead

Hardhead

Hednota pedionoma

Hednota pedionoma

Hednota relatalis

Hednota relatalis

Hoary-headed Grebe

Hoary-headed Grebe

Latham’s Snipe

Latham’s Snipe

Laughing Kookaburra

Laughing Kookaburra

Limosella australis

Limosella australis

Little Wattlebird

Little Wattlebird

Lowland Copperhead

Lowland Copperhead

Masked Lapwing

Masked Lapwing

Musk Duck

Musk Duck

Musk Lorikeet

Musk Lorikeet

Noisy Miner

Noisy Miner

Nyctemera amicus

Nyctemera amicus

Nyctemera amicus

Nyctemera amicus

Oncopera intricata

Oncopera intricata

Opodiphthera helena

Opodiphthera helena

Pacific Black Duck

Pacific Black Duck

Peregrine Falcon

Peregrine Falcon

Polypedilum nubiferum

Polypedilum nubiferum

Pterolocera sp.

Pterolocera sp.

Purple Swamphen

Purple Swamphen

Red and Blue Damsel

Red and Blue Damsel

Sedum acre

Sedum acre

Sharp-tailed Sandpiper

Sharp-tailed Sandpiper

Short-beaked Echidna

Short-beaked Echidna

Silver Gull

Silver Gull

Spergularia marina

Spergularia marina

Superb Fairy-wrens

Superb Fairy-wrens

Swamp Harrier

Swamp Harrier

Tasmanian Native-hen

Tasmanian Native-hen

Tau Emerald

Tau Emerald

Turneromyia sp.

Turneromyia sp.

Urophora stylata

Urophora stylata

Vittadinia gracilis

Vittadinia gracilis

Wedge-tailed Eagle

Wedge-tailed Eagle

Welcome Swallow

Welcome Swallow

White-banded Grassdart

White-banded Grassdart

White-bellied Sea-Eagle

White-bellied Sea-Eagle

White-faced Heron

White-faced Heron

White-fronted Chats

White-fronted Chats

Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo

Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo

Yellow-throated Honeyeater

Yellow-throated Honeyeater