TRACKS BIRDING & PHOTOGRAPHY TOURS
Ever wanted to see a Rainbow Pitta hopping around the forest floor? Dreamed of seeing a Gouldian Finch in the wild? How about seeing your first Banded Fruit-dove amongst Monsoon Forests of Kakadu? Being a local bird photographer I have extensive knowledge of Darwin, Katherine, Kakadu and the Victoria River Regions. I can help you find and photograph that bird you've always dreamed of seeing, join Tracks Birding & Photography Tours for an unforgettable day out or the adventure of a multi-day Birding Tour around the Top End of the Northern Territory.
DARWIN TO MOUNT ISA via BARKLY TABLELANDS | 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS
DARWIN TO MOUNT ISA TOUR | 8 Days / 7 Nights
Tour Begins - Darwin, NT
Departure - Mount Isa, QLD
Day 1 : Pick up from your accommodation in Darwin and spend the day exploring the many nature reserves around Darwin. Species we will be targeting are Rainbow Pitta, Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove, Bush-stone Curlew, Mangrove Robin, Green-backed Gerygone, Brown Whistler, Northern Fantail, Red-winged Parrot, Red-tailed Black Cockatoo, Sulphur-crested Cockatoo, Blue-winged Kookaburra, Forest Kingfisher, Azure Kingfisher and Little Corella. We will also spend time in the Mangroves trying to photograph Red-headed Myzomela, Mangrove-Grey Fantail, Mangrove Gerygone, Mangrove Golden Whistler and Torresian Kingfisher.
The afternoon we will be out searching for roosting nocturnal birds like Tawny Frogmouth, Barking Owl and our main target the Rufous Owl.
Accommodation - Novotel, Darwin (https://www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-1748-novotel-darwin-cbd/index.shtml?adults=&children=&nights=&dateIn=)
Meals: (L, D).
Day 2 : We head out early to one of Darwin’s best and famous birding spots, Fogg Dam. Here we will bird mostly from the car, targets include Black-necked Stork, Little Egret, Intermediate Egret, Pied Heron, Comb-crested Jacana, Arafura Fantail, Paperbark Flycatcher, Royal Spoonbill, Crimson Finch and Forest Kingfisher. After our time at Fogg Dam we then take a short cut through Marrakai Tracks on our way down to Katherine and our accommodation for the night. The afternoon around Katherine will be spent targeting the endemic Hooded Parrot, Chestnut-backed Button-quail, Varied Sittella and Finches like Gouldian, Long-tailed and Masked.
Accommodation - Ibis Styles Katherine (https://www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-3112-ibis-styles-katherine/index.shtml)
Meals: (B, L, D).
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