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Beveridge Road Creek Corridor (Eprapah Creek)

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by Meg Forbes (subscribe)
Meg Forbes is a mum, freelance writer, and photographer living in the Redlands, South of Brisbane. https://www.instagram.com/megforbesphotography/
Published March 1st 2020
Photograph birds and wildlife along well developed tracks
The Beveridge Road Creek Corridor at the mouth of Eprapah Creek provides a mixture of paved paths, bush tracks, boardwalks, and bridges through a conservation area that is frequented by many birds as well as wallabies and other wildlife.

Torresian kingfisher above the mangroves at Eprapah Creek
Torresian kingfisher above the mangroves at Eprapah Creek


The main, paved, track runs for approximately 500m from the end of Beveridge Rd in Thornlands to Cameron Ct Park in Victoria Point.

Beveridge Rd corridor at Eprapah Creek
Beveridge Rd corridor at Eprapah Creek


Along the way, there is a path turning off to a fishing platform. Take this to go down to an open area of mangroves frequented by many birds.

Sign to the fishing platform at Eprapah Creek
Sign to the fishing platform at Eprapah Creek


Although officially a fishing platform, this is a great spot to see striated pardalotes who nest above the high tide level in the creek's mud banks.

Fishing platform overlooking Eprapah Creek
Fishing platform overlooking Eprapah Creek


Their distinctive calls make it easy to find them on the mud banks or in the trees adjacent to them.

Striated pardalote in the mangroves above Eprapah Creek
Striated pardalote in the mangroves above Eprapah Creek


Exploring further along the little bush tracks provides further opportunities for bird watching including wild parrots, herons, honeyeaters, kites, and white-bellied sea eagles.

Little corella overlooking the path
Little corella overlooking the path


Heading towards Cameron Ct Park in Victoria Point takes you across a boardwalk and a long bridge over mangroves and the creek itself. These are fantastic places to watch for birds, crabs, and fish.

Bridge over Eprapah Creek mangroves
Bridge over Eprapah Creek mangroves


In all, despite the relatively short distance of the walk, the tracks at Beveridge Road Creek Corridor provide excellent opportunities for bird watching and photography, and a number of platforms to stand quietly on for an even better view.

Boardwalk through the mangroves at Eprapah Creek
Boardwalk through the mangroves at Eprapah Creek


Beveridge Road Creek Corridor is also an official "Bird place of the Redlands". A brochure with more information on this and other places recommended for bird watching in the Redland City area is available at Redlands Coast Tourist Information Centres, such as that at Raby Bay Harbour on Shore St West in Cleveland.

Bird Places of the Redlands


Sunscreen, insect repellant, drinking water, and a hat are recommended for this outdoor activity.

Bush track through the wetlands
Bush track through the wetlands

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Where: Beveridge Road, Thornlands, 4164
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