Summary: Aboriginal art site with dry charcoal sketches of what may be birds, in a large shelter above Flint and Steel Beach

A long and deep shelter above Flint and Steel Bay contains Aboriginal paintings.

The dry charcoal drawings were described as ten small birds, although it is hard to make out what the drawings represent.

Above the shelter are some more weathered caves and interesting rock formations.

AWAT4143 LR Little Emus (West Head)

There are filtered views of the Hawkesbury River from the cave, and more expansive views from above the shelter.

AWAT4147 LR Little Emus (West Head)

Little Emus (West Head) - Site Summary

Aboriginal Sites by National Park

There are over 350 Aboriginal engraving and sites recorded in the Central Coast region, many of these in the Brisbane Water National Park.
Over 40 sites have been recorded within the park; many were located along the river bank and were flooded by the building of the weir in 1938.
Many sites Aboriginal engraving sites across the inner suburbs of Sydney have been destroyed or are very weatheredl. The sites which remain are isolated from their natural environment.
Yengo National Park was an important spiritual and cultural place for the Darkinjung and Wonnarua People for thousands of years, and 640 Aboriginal cultural sites are recorded in the park and nearby areas.
Over a hundred Aboriginal sites have been recorded in the Hornsby region, with many of these in the Berowra Valley National Park and around the suburb of Berowra.
There are about 300 recorded Aboriginal heritage sites in Wollemi National Park, with the rugged and remote environment meaning many sites are yet to be "discovered" and recorde.
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