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Lake Seppings, Albany

Categories: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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4.7/5 based on 15+ reviews on the web
Lake Seppings is a freshwater lake located within the city of in the Great Southern region of Western Australia.DescriptionThe lake is 3km east-north-east of the Albany city centre. The main bitumen roads that border Lake Seppings are Golf Links Road to the east, Troode Street to the north, Collingwood Road, Drew Street/Sleeman Avenue to west and Lake Seppings Drive to the south. The lake is nearly completely surrounded by a 2.7km compacted gravel footpath and wooden walkways. A wooden bird hide has been built along the western side of the lake. A car park for access to the path is located along Golf Links Road.Lake Seppings is approximately 1.1km in length (from north to south) and the north end is approximately 400m in width. The lake narrows toward the southern end and the path crosses the lake approximately before the southern tip. The lake is situated in the Lake Seppings nature reserve that has a total area of.FaunaLake Seppings is regarded as an excellent place for bird watching, particularly for water-birds. Over one hundred different species of birds have been recorded on and about the lake. Wading species are often seen along the margins of the lake such as the Australian white ibis, yellow-billed spoonbill and the white-faced heron. Several species such as the blue-billed duck, musk duck, black swan, hoary-headed grebe, Australian pelican and Eurasian coot can be seen regularly on the surface of the lake. Birds that can be spotted amongst the lake vegetation include spotless crake, masked lapwing, dusky moorhen, purple swamphen and buff-banded rail.
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  • Fabulous walk around the lake which only takers around 30 minutes and you would never realise you are still in urban Alabny. Peaceful tranquil and heaps of birds life to interest even the disintereste...  read more »
  • Looking forward to a quiet stroll around the lake and hopefully spot some birds but one side of the lake is adjacent to a highway and we also encountered a noisy family on a training bike ride. Pleasa...  read more »
  • We visited Lake Seppings on World Wetland Day, February 2nd. It was to meet with the local Albany Birdlife group for an early morning birding walk. This offers a wonderful opportunity for passive natu...  read more »
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