Directions: Oxley Creek Common is part of a green corridor starting at Pamphlett Bridge near the Brisbane River and following Oxley Creek as far as the Ipswich Motorway. Oxley Creek Common development is an area of about 120 hectares, directly opposite the Rocklea Markets, just 11 kilometres south-west of Brisbane’s central business district
From Sherwood, drive east along Sherwood Road from Oxley Rd, over the railways line and Oxley Creek, and turn right into the parking lot in front of the environmental centre on the right. There is a pleasant walk along side the creek through open land with a large marshy fields and the area is always good for birds, especially marsh birds such as Glossy Ibises and also for raptors.
Surprises such as Topnot Pigeon have been seen here.
See also the comprehensive web site for Oxley Creek Common.
Oxley Creek Common is conveniently close to Sherwood Arboretum which can be reached by driving west along Sherwood Road (turn left from the parking lot).
eBird bird list: https://ebird.org/australia/hotspot/L967148