Forrestdale and Thomsons Lakes
- Site number:481
- Area:754 ha
- Designation date:07-06-1990
- Coordinates:32°09'S 115°52'E
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Forrestdale & Thomsons Lakes. 07/06/90; Western Australia; 754 ha; 32°09'S 115°52'E. Nature Reserves. Two fresh to brackish, seasonal lakes set in a zone of extensive urban and agricultural development. The lakes are fringed by emergent vegetation giving way to trees tolerant of water-logged conditions (e.g., Melaleuca), with higher ground supporting woodland dominated by Eucalyptus and Banksia. More than 10,000 waterbirds are regularly supported. The site holds a diversity of fauna, including the uncommon skink Lerista lineata. The reserve is used principally for birdwatching and walking. Ramsar site no. 481. Most recent RIS information: 1998.
- National legal designation:
- nature reserve
- Last publication date:01-01-1998
Ramsar Information Sheet (RIS)
Additional reports and documents
- A detailed Ecological Character Description (ECD)