Federation Walk Coastal Reserve

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The Federation Walk Coastal Reserve is a reserve comprising the eastern part of the Spit on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. The reserve was opened on the 22 June 2003, and is approximately 93 hectares in size. The area supports a subtle mix of habitats including littoral rainforest, native grasslands, and pockets of wetlands. The Federation Walk track goes throughout the reserve.[1]

Variable groundsel
Coastal banksia (Banksia integrifolia)
Swamp banksia (Banksia robur)
Old man banksia (Banksia serrata)
Native beach hibiscus (Hibiscus tiliaceus)
Blush macaranga (Macaranga tanarius)
Beach morning glory
Dune fan flower
Coastal wattle (Acacia sophorae)
Weeping fig (Ficus benjamina)
Swamp oak (Casuarina glauca)
Cabbage-tree palm (Livistona australis)
She-oak (Casuarina equisetifolia)
Marsh fern (Cyclosorus interruptus)
Knobby-club rush (Ficinia nodosa)
Beach bean (Canavalia rosea)
Weeping bottlebrush (Callistemon viminalis)
Red flowering gum (Corymbia ficifolia)
Pigface (Carpobrotus glaucescens)
Tuckeroo (Cupaniopsis anacardioides)
Spiny-Head mat-rush (Lomandra longifolia)
Forest red gum (Eucalyptus tereticornis)
Dune cypress
Bangalow palm (Archontophoenix cunninghamiana)
Cottonwood hibiscus (Hibiscus tiliaceus)


Striped marsh frog
Eastern sedge frog
Green tree frog (Litoria caerulea)
Carpet python
Eastern water dragon
Australian brushturkey
Tawny frogmouth
Far Eastern curlew
Bar-tailed godwit
Silver gull
Greater crested tern
Common tern
Double-banded plover
Little black cormorant
Bar-shouldered dove
Rainbow bee-eater
Willie wagtail
Brown honeyeater
Noisy friarbird
Superb fairywren
White-faced heron
Brown quail
Bush stone-curlew
Sacred kingfisher
Scarlet myzomela
Australasian pipit
Rainbow lorikeet
Scaly-breasted lorikeet
Red-backed fairywren
Spangled drongo
Torresian crow
Golden-headed cisticola
Australian magpie
Pied butcherbird
Pied currawong
Welcome swallow
Double-barred finch
Spotted dove
Leaden flycatcher
Grey fantail
Black-faced cuckooshrike
Australasian figbird
Pacific black duck
Blue-faced honeyeater
Striped honeyeater
Noisy miner
Olive-backed oriole
Yellow-rumped thornbill
Pheasant coucal
Buff-banded rail
Striated heron
Australian pelican
Black-shouldered kite