It is a picturesque reserve consisting of a large pond and a long narrow lake. Both the pond and the lake are surrounded by reeds, which are home to water birds. It appears to double as a retarding basin.
Ducks were the most numerous species of waterbirds seen, if you can call four numerous. Four were grazing on the grass verge of the lake, but upon my approach, they took to the water and swam hastily away.
Thank you again, Neil, for continued information for walkers with dogs. This is much appreciated indeed! Also thanks for the lovely clear photos - always a treat to see! I wonder if you are considering putting these together into a book for Melbourne walkers and "explorers". It would be a good up-to-date resource across a wide area of Melbourne. :)