Have a look at our photographer's beautiful animal photos, taken in Merrylands Central Gardens.
Parramatta Sun photographer Gene Ramirez took a walk around the Merrylands nature reserve one afternoon last week.
He took photos of the birds and animals in the park's aviary and animal enclosures.
View our gallery of the pictures by clicking on the image below:
Central Gardens Nature Reserve a 12 hectare park bordered by Merrylands Road, the Cumberland Highway and Paton Street in Merrylands.
Hours of operation are 7.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 5pm on weekends.
Daylight savings opening hours are 7.30am to 7pm and 8am to 7pm on weekends.