This permanent lake was constructed in 2000 in swampy land. Property developments on the border of Baigup seen from here remind us that the population in this area is growing rapidly, putting greater pressure on the natural environment.
A peaceful spot to sit, you are likely hear the charming call of the Rufous Whistler or see it in the Sheoaks along the path. Dainty Mistletoebirds may also be seen pecking at mistletoe hanging in these trees.
Whadjuk Noongar refer to birds in general as Djerap while ducks in general are Yerderap.
Regularly seen on this lake are Yet also known as Ngowonang (Pacific Black Ducks), Ngoonan (Grey Teal), and Eroodoo (White Eyed or Hardhead ducks).