Lake Bindegolly

LakeBindegolly National Parkis located between Cunnamulla and Thargomindah and covers 14, 000 hectares; it acts as a refuge for the wildlife of the arid zone. Hutchinson, Toomaroo, Lake Bindegolly join to form a ribbon of water after high rainfall, it is a string of salt and fresh water wetlands.

Bindegolly was established in 1991 to protect the tree Acacia ammophila. There are only two known populations of this wattle, once established and in full bloom the gnarled tree becomes covered with beautiful yellow 'puff-ball' mainly between March to October.

The lake is home to 195 species of birds plus 60 water bird species, 80 other animals and 300 species of plant. It is a must see for bird enthusiast.
There is a 9.2km circuit walk that offers an observation point located at the edge of the lake, ideal for observing the birdlife and wildlife that are there. Know species of birdlife that are commonly found at the lakes are parrots, galahs, cockatoos, honey eaters, fairy wrens, whistling kites, swans, and pink-eared ducks just to name a few.

Attached is a link from the Queensland Government Environmental and Resource Management that has further information of the lake and its animal, bird and plant occupants.

 http://www.nprsr.qld.gov.au/parks/lake-bindegolly/about.html 

Information Paroo Shire Council Cunnamulla Visitor Information Centre