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Australian White Ibis are native wetland birds that have readily adapted to life in urban environments.
Torresian crows are large, glossy black native birds with short throat feathers. The feathers of the head and neck have white bases.
Flying foxes, also known as fruit bats, are the largest flying mammals on earth. There are three species in the region.
The Moreton Bay Region is home to a variety of frog species, but sadly, some species are disappearing.
Koalas can often be seen throughout the region and are particularly active during the breeding season. To support the region's koalas Council implements a koala conservation program.
Two species of freshwater eels can be found in waterbodies in the region - the common Longfin eel and the Shortfin eel.
Shorebirds describe a varied group of wading birds distributed virtually worldwide.
Snakes are an essential part of the natural environment, with 37 native snake species known to occur in the Moreton Bay Region.
Native animals may live in our backyards, parks, bushland and waterways near urban neighbourhoods.
Indian mynas were first released in Australia in the 1860s and are now abundant in suburban areas along the east coast.
The peafowl is not native to Australia but a species from India which was brought to Australia during the colonial period by the British.
Cane toads are an introduced species which have readily adapted to the South East Queensland climatic conditions.
Six of the world’s seven species of marine turtle have been recorded in Moreton Bay.
Kangaroos can be found in some suburbs of the Moreton Bay region, including on the margins of our urban areas.
Moreton Bay Region is home to over 360 species of birds. View our brochure to discover the best birdwatching locations.