Tours

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.

ADVANTAGES WITH TRACKS BIRDING:

  • Small private & personalised tours (Guest Minimum 2 / Maximum 4)
  • Guide is a well known and published Professional Bird Photographer
  • Photography hide setups available for incredible photographic opportunities
  • Can offer professional photography tutoring
  • Flexible dates - Book when it suits you (Subject to availability)
  • A strong understanding of the needs of both birders & photographers
  • Tailored birding and/or photography tours to suit every guest
  • Extensive local knowledge from over 10 years of birding in Australia
  • See unique, rare & endemic birds from around the Ausrtralia
  • Amazing photographic opportunities
  • Finding time to appreciate the beautiful outback landscapes while touring
  • Flexible Itineraries (Can modify to suit the birds you need to tick or photograph)
  • Have the opportunity to explore remote parts of Australia that not many tour companies visit
  • Share my passion for finding and photographing birds
  • Birds, Birds, Birds & more Birds!

INCLUSIONS: During your time on Tour

  • Hotel Pick up / Drop off
  • Transport in late model 4wd vehicle
  • Air Conditioned accommodation included - No camping like other tours (Multi day tours only)
  • All meals while on tour
  • Enjoy meals at great local cafe's & restaurants - in the field when necessary
  • Sunscreen / Insect Spray
  • First aid kit on hand at all times
  • All refreshments including soft drinks, water, tea & coffee (Alcohol not included)
  • Professional guide (Who is also a professional photographer)
  • All National Park entry fees
  • All the latest local field guides (Digital & Printed)
  • Overnight tours - All meals during our time on tour
  • Day trips - Snacks & lunch provided

OPTIONS:

  • Canon Professional Camera Gear available for rent (When available)

BIRDING and or PHOTOGRAPHY TOURS; NOW TAKING BOOKINGS FOR 2019 - GET IN EARLY TO SECURE YOUR PREFERRED DATES

ALL TOURS CAN BE MODIFIED TO TARGET SPECIFIC BIRDS

DARWIN & SURROUNDS - 1 DAY BIRDING or PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR

An early morning pick up from your accommodation to head East to the Wetland or Dry Savannah regions, these locations are 1 hour East of Darwin. We have two options depending on the target species, we can either concentrate our search around the wetlands of Fogg Dam for species like Rainbow Pitta, Black-necked Stork, Paperbark Flycatcher, Rose Crowned Fruit-Dove, White-bellied Sea Eagle, Azure and Little Kingfishers or head toward the Dry Savannah areas for species like Black-breasted Buzzard, Buff-sided Robin & the highly prized Gouldian Finch.

We spend the afternoon around Darwin searching for some of it's unique bird life in a range of habitats; Mangroves, Seasonal Wetlands, Monsoon Forest, Beaches, Savannah Woodlands and Billabongs.

Each day trip can be tailored to find the birds you need to tick or photograph.

Target Species - Emerald Dove, Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove, Red-tailed Black Cockatoo, Rufous Owl, Azure Kingfisher, Little Kingfisher, Rainbow Pitta, Green-backed Gerygone, Red-headed Honeyeater, Grey Whistler, Mangrove Robin, Long-tailed Finch, Masked Finch & Chestnut-breasted Mannikin, Black-breasted Buzzard, Spotted Harrier, Wedge-tailed Eagle, Black-necked Stork, Red-tailed Black Cockatoo, Red-winged Parrot, Northern Rosella, Black-tailed Treecreeper, White-throated Gerygone, Banded Honeyeater, Mangrove Golden-whistler, Buff-sided Robin, Double-barred Finch, Long-tailed Finch, Masked Finch and Gouldian Finch.

Cost -  $695.00 AUD | Price for 2 people / extra person $100.00 (Maximum 4)

Please note this tour can only be booked within 60 days of departure.

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DARWIN TO KATHERINE - 3 DAY / 2 NIGHT BIRDING or PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR

DAY 1 - Pick up from your accommodation in Darwin around 7 am and then head south towards Pine Creek we can stop at some of Darwin's many hot spots along the way for the morning before carrying on to Pine Creek for lunch and to book into our accommodation for the night. The afternoon is spent around Pine Creek tracking down the endemic Hooded Parrot and Partridge Pigeon.

Accommodation - Lazy Lizard Resort, Pine Creek.

DAY 2 - A nice early morning to head just south to target the many Finch species in the area including the spectacular Gouldian Finch. Lunch around the Edith Falls area before heading south to Katherine where we check into our accommodation and spend the rest of the day exploring Katherine and surrounds targeting birds the guests would like to see.

Accommodation - Ibis Styles, Katherine

DAY 3 -  We either drive south to try for the very rare Northern Crested Shrike-tit in a usually productive area or drive west to target Chestnut-backed Button-quail, Hooded Parrot and Gouldian Finch. The remainder of the day can be spent targeting anything we have missed.

I plan to have you back to your accommodation in Darwin by 6 pm.

Target Species - Black-breasted Buzzard, Wedge-tailed Eagle, Red-tailed Black Cockatoo, Red-winged Parrot, Northern Rosella, Hooded Parrot, Black-tailed Treecreeper, Grey-crowned Babbler, Northern Crested Shrike-tit, Apostlebird, Rufous Songlark, Varied Sittella, White-throated Gerygone, Double-barred Finch, Long-tailed Finch, Masked Finch and Gouldian Finch.

Cost -  $4900.00 AUD - All inclusive for two people | Twin or Double Accommodation | Extra person - $2200.00 (Maximum 4)

Single Supplement $200.00

For larger groups please contact me for pricing and numbers etc.

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DARWIN TO VICTORIA RIVER - 4 DAY / 3 NIGHT BIRDING or PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR

DAY 1 - Pick up from your accommodation in Darwin around 7 am and spend the morning birding at one of Darwin's many nature reserves, which one will depend on what the group wants to target.  We will slowly make our way South to Pine Creek for lunch. The afternoon we will head a little south to target the many Parrots and Finch species in the area including the spectacular Gouldian Finch ending up in Katherine for our first night.

Accommodation - Ibis Styles, Katherine

DAY 2 - We will head off early in search of Hooded Parrots and Chestnut-backed Button-quail in the area. Later that morning we have a long but easy drive to the Victoria River Region about 200 km west, along the way we will stop at a few secret spots to see what we can find. The afternoon at Victoria River can be spent searching for Purple-crowned Fairy-wrens along the river banks of the river or go and look for White-quilled Rock-pigeons which are found up on the escarpments. Hopefully we also have time to search for the very elusive Yellow-rumped Mannikin which can sometimes be found in the area.

Accommodation - Victoria River Roadhouse

DAY 3 - Day 3 is "Finch day" with hopes of up to 9 species of finch in one day, possibilities are Double-barred Finch, Crimson Finch, Long-tailed Finch, Masked Finch, Chestnut-breasted Mannikin, Star Finch, Zebra Finch, Yellow-rumped Mannikin and Gouldian Finch. Lunch at Timber Creek and the we will spend the afternoon birding around Timber Creek.

Accommodation - Timber Creek Hotel

DAY 4 - The final day we have a big drive back to Darwin but we will still have time to try and find birds we have missed, I try to have you back to your accommodation in Darwin by 6 pm.

Target Species - Black-breasted Buzzard, Wedge-tailed Eagle, Red-tailed Black Cockatoo, Red-winged Parrot, Northern Rosella, Hooded Parrot, Black-tailed Treecreeper, Grey-crowned Babbler, Northern Crested Shrike-tit, Apostlebird, Rufous Songlark, Chestnut-breasted Button-quail, Varied Sittella, White-throated Gerygone, Purple-crowned Fairy-wren, Double-barred Finch, Long-tailed Finch, Masked Finch, Chestnut-breasted Mannikin, Star Finch, Yellow-rumped Mannikin and Gouldian Finch.

Cost -  $6700.00 AUD - All inclusive for two people | Twin or Double Accommodation | Extra person - $2950.00 (Maximum 4)

Single Supplement $300.00

For larger groups please contact me for pricing and numbers etc.

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DARWIN | PINE CREEK | KAKADU - 4 DAY / 3 NIGHT BIRDING or PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR

DAY 1 - Pick up from your accommodation in Darwin around 7 am and spend the morning birding at one of Darwin's many nature reserves, which one will depend on what the group wants to target. Lunch at your choice of venue in Darwin City before heading East toward Kakadu National Park. The hottest part of the day will be spent driving out to Kakadu National Park stopping along the way at Mamakala Wetlands and the South Alligator Floodplains. After checking in at our hotel in Jabiru we will then head off to Ubirr for the afternoon looking for Partridge Pigeon, Chestnut-quilled Rock-pigeon, Sandstone Shrike-thrush and also the Short-eared Rock Wallaby. After watching the sunset we will head back to our accommodation for dinner at the Hotel in Jabiru.

Accommodation - The Crocodile Hotel, Jabiru

DAY 2 - An early morning to head south along the Kakadu Highway to the Nourlangie ,Nawurlandja & Anbangbang areas, these areas are great for Partridge Pigeons, Chestnut-quilled Rock Pigeon, Banded Fruit-doves, Helmeted Friarbird & White-lined Honeyeaters. If the group is feeling fit we will then do a 6 km return hike into Gubara which is the best spot to see Banded Fruit-dove if we missed it at Nourlangie. We will then head south to Cooinda Lodge and our accommodation for the night. After checking in we can spend the late afternoon targeting  endemic birds we might have missed in the park.

Accommodation - Cooinda Lodge

DAY 3 - We will enjoy an early morning cruise on the famous Yellow Water Billabong, this is our best chance for Great-billed Heron, Little & Azure Kingfishers and also Black Bittern. After the cruise we will head back to the lodge to check out and have lunch before heading South to Pine Creek and our accommodation for the night, along the way we have a chance for Australia's rarest bird of prey the Red Goshawk which nests in the area. The afternoon is spent around Pine Creek tracking down the endemic Hooded Parrot and Partridge Pigeon.

Accommodation - Lazy Lizard Resort, Pine Creek.

DAY 4 - An early morning start to head south to set up at a secret waterhole for the morning, this is the best chance to photograph the spectacular Gouldian Finch, other birds that come into drink include Hooded Parrots, Long-Tailed Finch, Masked Finch, Double-barred Finch, Banded Honeyeater, Great Bowerbird and Brown Quail. After lunch back in Pine Creek it will be time to start making our way back to Darwin.

The afternoon can be spent targeting anything we have missed, I plan to have you back to your accommodation in Darwin by 6 pm.

Target Species -  Red Goshawk, Chestnut-quilled Rock Pigeon, Sandstone Shrike-thrush, Banded Fruit-dove, Partridge Pigeon, Helmeted Friarbird (Sandstone race), White-lined Honeyeater, Black Bittern, Great-billed Heron, Little Kingfisher, Azure Kingfisher, Red-tailed Black Cockatoo, Red-winged Parrot, Northern Rosella, Hooded Parrot, Black-tailed Treecreeper, Grey-crowned Babbler, Double-barred Finch, Long-tailed Finch, Masked Finch, Chestnut-breasted Mannikin and Gouldian Finch.

Cost -  $6900.00 AUD - All inclusive for two people | Twin or Double Accommodation | Extra person - $3100.00 (Maximum 4)

Single Supplement $550.00

Optional Private Yellow Water Cruise $600.00 (Public Cruise included in price)

For larger groups please contact me for pricing and numbers etc.

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DARWIN | KAKADU | PINE CREEK | KATHERINE | VICTORIA RIVER 7 DAY / 6 NIGHT BIRDING or PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR

DAY 1 - Pick up from your accommodation in Darwin around 7 am and spend the morning birding at one of Darwin's many nature reserves, which one will depend on what the group wants to target. Lunch at your choice of venue in Darwin City before heading East toward Kakadu National Park. The hottest part of the day will be spent driving out to Kakadu National Park stopping along the way at Mamakala Wetlands and the South Alligator Floodplains. After checking in at our hotel in Jabiru we will then head off to Ubirr for the afternoon looking for Partridge Pigeon, Chestnut-quilled Rock-pigeon, Sandstone Shrike-thrush and also the Short-eared Rock Wallaby. After watching the sunset we will head back to our accommodation for dinner at the Hotel in Jabiru.

Accommodation - The Crocodile Hotel, Jabiru

DAY 2 - An early morning to head south along the Kakadu Highway to the Nourlangie ,Nawurlandja & Anbangbang areas, these areas are great for Partridge Pigeons, Chestnut-quilled Rock Pigeon, Banded Fruit-doves, Helmeted Friarbird & White-lined Honeyeaters. If the group is feeling fit we will then do a 6 km return hike into Gubara which is the best spot to see Banded Fruit-dove if we missed it at Nourlangie. We will then head south to Cooinda Lodge and our accommodation for the night. After checking in we can spend the late afternoon targeting  endemic birds we might have missed in the park.

Accommodation - Cooinda Lodge

DAY 3 - We will enjoy an early morning cruise on the famous Yellow Water Billabong, this is our best chance for Great-billed Heron, Little & Azure Kingfishers and also Black Bittern. After the cruise we will head back to the lodge to check out and have lunch before heading South to Pine Creek and our accommodation for the night, along the way we have a chance for Australia's rarest bird of prey the Red Goshawk which nests in the area. The afternoon is spent around Pine Creek tracking down the endemic Hooded Parrot and Partridge Pigeon.

Accommodation - Lazy Lizard Resort, Pine Creek.

DAY 4 - An early morning start to head south to set up at a secret waterhole for the morning, this is the best chance to photograph the spectacular Gouldian Finch, other birds that come into drink include Hooded Parrots, Long-Tailed Finch, Masked Finch, Double-barred Finch, Banded Honeyeater, Great Bowerbird and Brown Quail. After a morning around Edith Falls we head South to Katherine for lunch before heading West to the Victoria River Region about 200 km west, along the way we will stop at a few secret spots to see what we can find. The afternoon at Victoria River can be spent searching for Purple-crowned Fairy-wrens along the banks of the Victoria River or go and look for White-quilled Rock-pigeons which are found up on the escarpments. Hopefully we also have time to search for the very elusive Yellow-rumped Mannikin's which can sometimes be found in the area.

Accommodation - Victoria River Roadhouse

DAY 5 - The morning will be spent around the roadhouse at Victoria River looking for Purple-crowned Fairy-wrens, Birds of Prey and Finches. We will then start head west to Timber Creek and our accommodation for the night, this is one of my favourite birding areas in the Northern Territory. Depending on what species we need to photograph or tick off our lists will determine where we spend our time today. There are a huge amount of sites in the area and depending on the amount of water and grass around will depend on where we go.

Accommodation - Timber Creek Hotel

DAY 6 - A couple of options this morning; we can get up early and head East to another finch drinking hole with chances of Chestnut-breasted Mannikin, Star Finch, Zebra Finch, Yellow-rumped Mannikin and Gouldian Finch or an easy morning birding around Timber Creek for things like Buff-sided Robin, Yellow-rumped Mannikin, Great Bowerbird and Red-backed Kingfisher. After a morning in the area we start heading back East and to our accommodation in Katherine for the night, after checking in we will bird one of the many sites around Katherine ether looking for Chestnut-backed Button-quail or head South to look for the rare Northern Crested Shrike-tit.

Accommodation - Ibis Styles, Katherine

DAY 7 - Depending on what we are missing will determine where we go this morning, after a morning around Katherine we will enjoy lunch before the 3 - 4 hour drive back to Darwin. I plan to have everyone back at a reasonable hour.

Target Species -  Rainbow Pitta, Rose-crowned Fruit-dove, Rufous Owl, Green-backed Gerygone, Red-headed Honeyeater, Grey Whistler, Mangrove Robin, Black-breasted Buzzard, Spotted Harrier, Wedge-tailed Eagle, Black-necked Stork, Red-tailed Black Cockatoo, Red-winged Parrot, Northern Rosella, Black-tailed Treecreeper, Apostlebird, Rufous Songlark, Varied Sittella, White-throated Gerygone, Banded Honeyeater, Mangrove Golden-whistler, Chestnut-quilled Rock Pigeon, Sandstone Shrike-thrush, Banded Fruit-dove, Partridge Pigeon, Helmeted Friarbird (Sandstone race), White-lined Honeyeater, Black Bittern, Great-billed Heron, Little Kingfisher, Azure Kingfisher, Red-tailed Black Cockatoo, Red-winged Parrot, Northern Rosella, Hooded Parrot, Black-tailed Treecreeper, Grey-crowned Babbler, Purple-crowned Fairy-wren, Double-barred Finch, Long-tailed Finch, Masked Finch, Chestnut-breasted Mannikin, Star Finch, Pictorella Mannikin, Yellow-rumped Mannikin and Gouldian Finch.

Cost -  $11980.00 AUD - All inclusive for two people | Twin or Double Accommodation | Extra person - $5390.00 (Maximum 4)

Single Supplement $550.00

Optional Private Yellow Water Cruise $600.00 (Standard public cruise included in price)

For larger groups please contact me for pricing and numbers etc.

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DARWIN TO MOUNT ISA via BARKLY TABLELANDS 8 DAY / 7 NIGHT BIRDING or PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR

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 - Mercure Airport Resort

Driving Time - 2 Hours

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

Driving Time - 3 Hours

Day 3 : An early start to head South to look for one of the Northern Territories most wanted birds the Northern Shrike-tit, this location is also a great area for Finches, Woodswallows, Button-quail and Black-tailed Treecreepers. After a morning of birding at this site we start the big drive South toward Tennant Creek and our accommodation for the night. If we get to Tennant Creek in time we will spend the afternoon around the beautiful and mostly unexplored Honeymoon Range, here our main target is the rarely seen and photographed Tennant Creek race of Dusky Grasswren. In the same area we will also be looking for Painted Finch, White-winged Fairy-wren, Spinfexbird, Australian Ringneck and Spinifex Pigeons.

Accommodation - Three Ways Roadhouse

Driving Time - 7 Hours

Day 4 : On this morning we will head back to the Honeymoon Range, we will be looking for better views or to find anything we missed the previous day. We will also be checking out the Tennant Creek Sewage ponds which can be very productive and sometimes turn up a rarity or two. After lunch in Tennant Creek we will start heading East and onto the Barkly Tablelands. The afternoon will be spent around the roadhouse looking for things like Peregrine Falcon, Singing Honeyeater, Zebra Finch, Crested Bellbird, Chiming Wedgebill, White-browed and Masked Woodswallows and Red-browed Pardalote.

Accommodation - Barkly Homestead

Day 5 : Today we will spend the full day North on the grass plains of the Barkly Tablelands, here we will be looking for some specialist birds like Banded Lapwing, Brown Songlark, Australian Pratincole, Yellow Chat, Ground Cuckoo-shrike and Black and Grey Falcons. I have seen all of Australia's Falcons within a couple of hours in this area so we will be watching out for these.

Accommodation - Barkly Homestead

Day 6 : A very early start, we will be driving North back onto the plains and plan on getting to one of the many Turkey Nests (Farmers Dam) by sunrise. Here we will sit patiently and wait for Flock Bronzewings coming in to drink, this spectacle also attracts birds of prey like Black and Grey Falcons. After a morning on the plains we will start heading East to Mount Isa and our accommodation for the next couple of nights.

We will be actively birding along the drive and depending on what time we get into Mount Isa will depend on if there is any birding done this day.

Accommodation - Ibis Styles, Mount Isa

Day 7 : Our first morning will begin an hour North of Mount Isa to look for one of our main targets, Carpentarian Grasswren, other birds in the area are Spinifex Pigeons, Black-tailed Treecreepers, Grey-headed & Grey-fronted Honeyeaters,

The afternoon will be spent looking for another Mount Isa speciality the Kalkadoon Grasswren, they are found on the Rocky Mountains around Mount Isa.

Accommodation - Ibis Styles, Mount Isa

Day 8 : What we do on the final morning of the tour will depend on which Grasswren we need better views of or photograph, we can go in search of the Carpentarian Grasswren again or look around the hills for Kalkadoon Grasswren.

Departure from Mount Isa, QLD

Target Species - Grey Falcon, Black Falcon, Peregrine Falcon, Black-breasted Buzzard, Wedge-tailed Eagle, Rainbow Pitta, Green-backed Gerygone, Rufous Owl, Barking Owl, Rose-crowned Fruit-dove, Flock Bronzewing, Ground Cuckoo-shrike, Dusky Grasswren, Spinifex Pigeon, Spinifexbird, Red-backed Fairywren, White-winged Fairywren, Yellow Chat, Crested Bellbird, Chiming Wedgebill, Banded Lapwing, Red-tailed Black Cockatoo, Red-winged Parrot, Northern Rosella, Hooded Parrot, Black-tailed Treecreeper, Grey-crowned Babbler, Northern Crested Shrike-tit, Apostlebird, Rufous Songlark, Varied Sittella, White-throated Gerygone, Chestnut-backed Button-quail, Double-barred Finch, Long-tailed Finch, Masked Finch and Gouldian Finch.

Cost -  $14920.00 AUD - All inclusive for two people | Twin or Double Accommodation | Extra person - $6700.00 (Maximum 4)

Single Supplement $600.00

Exclusions : Airfare arriving into Darwin before the tour & Airfare departing Mount Isa on the last day of tour.

For larger groups please contact me for pricing and numbers etc.

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ULTIMATE TOP END PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR - 8 DAY / 7 NIGHT TOUR

DAY 1 : Pick you up from your accommodation in Darwin between 6 - 7 am. We will spend the morning exploring the many nature reserves around Darwin. The main species we will be targeting are Rufous Owl, Barking Owl, Tawny Frogmouth, Rainbow Pitta, Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove, Bush-stone Curlew, Brown Whistler, Northern Fantail, Forest Kingfisher and Little Corella. We will also spend time in the Mangroves trying to photograph Red-headed Myzomela, Mangrove Gerygone, Mangrove Golden Whistler and Torresian Kingfisher.

Lunch will be had at one of Darwin great Cafes before we spend the afternoon photographing anything we missed in the morning and depending on tides photographing some of the mangrove and shorebird species out at Lee Point and Buffalo Creek.

Driving Time - 1.0 Hours

Accommodation - Mercure Airport Resort, Darwin

DAY 2 : We head out early to one of Darwin’s best and famous birding spots, Fogg Dam. Targets here 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 explore the Adelaide River Flood Plains and maybe Marrakai Tracks before making our way toward the Mary River Region and our accommodation for the night.

The afternoon will be spent out on the boats exploring the Mary River, our main targets here will be Black Bittern, Great-billed Heron, White morph Grey Goshawk, Little & Azure Kingfishers and maybe a White-bellied Sea-eagle.

Driving Time - 2.0 Hours

BOAT CRUISE - 3 Hour Boat Cruise in the Afternoon

Accommodation - Mary River Resort, Mary River

DAY 3 : This morning we will be back out on the boat exploring more of the Mary River. We will be photographing anything we missed the previous afternoon. The hottest and brightest part of the day will be spent driving out to Kakadu National Park stopping along the way at Mamakala Wetlands and the South Alligator Floodplains.

After checking in at our hotel in Jabiru we will then head off to Ubirr for the afternoon looking for Partridge Pigeon, Chestnut-quilled Rock-pigeon, Sandstone Shrike-thrush and also the Short-eared Rock Wallaby. After watching the sunset  from the spectacular Ubirr lookout we will head back to our accommodation for dinner.

Driving Time - 3.0 Hours

BOAT CRUISE - 3 Hour Boat Cruise in the Morning

Accommodation - Mercure Crocodile Hotel, Jabiru

DAY 4 : This morning we will enjoy an amazing buffet breakfast at the hotel before heading south along the Kakadu Highway to the Nourlangie, Nawurlandja & Anbangbang areas for the morning, these areas are great for all the Kakadu endemics including Partridge Pigeons, Chestnut-quilled Rock Pigeon, Banded Fruit-doves, Helmeted Friarbird & White-lined Honeyeaters.

The afternoon will be spent concentrating on the local endemic birds we missed.

Driving Time - 2.0 Hours

Accommodation - Mercure Crocodile Hotel, Jabiru

DAY 5 : This morning we will be booked on a 3 hours private photography cruise around the famous Yellow-water Billabong, this is usually one of the highlights of the tour with usually thousands of water birds to point out lens at. Main targets are Little & Azure Kingfishers, Black Bittern, Nankeen Night-heron, Plumbed & Wandering Whistling-ducks, Black-necked Storks, Green Pygmy-goose and Great-billed Heron. After the cruise we will head back to the lodge for a big brunch before making our way South towards Pine Creek and our accommodation for the night.

The afternoon is spent around Pine Creek photographing the beautiful endemic Hooded Parrot and Partridge Pigeon if we haven’t already found one.

Driving Time - 2.0 Hours

BOAT CRUISE - 3 Hour Private Yellow Water Boat Cruise in the Morning

Accommodation - Lazy Lizard, Pine Creek

DAY 6 : A nice early morning to head just south to set up a bird hide at one of my secret water holes for the morning, this is one of the best chance to photograph the spectacular Gouldian Finch, other birds that come into drink include Hooded Parrots, Long-Tailed Finch, Masked Finch, Double-barred Finch, Banded Honeyeater, Great Bowerbird and Brown Quail. After this we have a 4 hour drive west to the Victoria River Region about 300 km west of Katherine, along the way we will stop at a few secret spots to see what we can find.

The afternoon can be spent around Timber Creek searching for the spectacular Purple-crowned Fairy-wren along the river banks we will also be keeping an eye out for Red-backed Kingfishers and maybe even the very elusive Yellow-rumped Mannikin which can sometimes be found in the area.

Driving Time - 4.0 Hours

Accommodation - Timber Creek Hotel, Timber Creek

DAY 7 : This morning we will be setting up at one of the many great dry season watering holes in the area, possibilities here are Double-barred Finch, Crimson Finch, Long-tailed Finch, Masked Finch, Chestnut-breasted Mannikin, Star Finch, Zebra Finch, Yellow-rumped Mannikin, Pictorella Mannikin and Gouldian Finch. Hopefully have birds coming down to drink in front of us.

The afternoon will be spent looking for and photographing Red-backed Kingfisher, Banded Honeyeaters, Black-faced, Masked, White-browed, White-breasted and Little Woodswallow along with Square-tailed Kites, Little Eagles, Black-tailed Tree-creeper and anything else we missed.

Driving Time - 2.0 Hours

Accommodation - Timber Creek Hotel, Timber Creek

DAY 8 : What we do this morning will depend on what we need to improve on, we can go back to photograph the Finches or maybe photograph the Purple-crowned Fairywrens again, it will be totally up to you. After breakfast we will then be heading off on our big drive back to Darwin.

I plan to have you back in Darwin mid to late afternoon.

Target Species -  Rainbow Pitta, Rose-crowned Fruit-dove, Rufous Owl, Green-backed Gerygone, Red-headed Honeyeater, Grey Whistler, Mangrove Robin, Black-breasted Buzzard, Spotted Harrier, Wedge-tailed Eagle, Black-necked Stork, Red-tailed Black Cockatoo, Red-winged Parrot, Northern Rosella, Black-tailed Treecreeper, Apostlebird, Rufous Songlark, Varied Sittella, White-throated Gerygone, Banded Honeyeater, Mangrove Golden-whistler, Chestnut-quilled Rock Pigeon, Sandstone Shrike-thrush, Banded Fruit-dove, Partridge Pigeon, Helmeted Friarbird (Sandstone race), White-lined Honeyeater, Black Bittern, Great-billed Heron, Little Kingfisher, Azure Kingfisher, Red-tailed Black Cockatoo, Red-winged Parrot, Northern Rosella, Hooded Parrot, Black-tailed Treecreeper, Grey-crowned Babbler, Purple-crowned Fairy-wren, Double-barred Finch, Long-tailed Finch, Masked Finch, Chestnut-breasted Mannikin, Star Finch, Pictorella Mannikin, Yellow-rumped Mannikin and Gouldian Finch.

Cost -  $13950.00 AUD - All inclusive for two people | Twin or Double Accommodation | Extra person - $5990.00 (Maximum 4)

Single Supplement $600.00

For larger groups please contact me for pricing and numbers etc.

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DARWIN TO ALICE SPRINGS via TENNANT CREEK 12 DAY / 11 NIGHT BIRDING or PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR

Tour Begins - Darwin, NT

Departure -  Alice Springs, NT

ITINERARY:

DAY 1 : Pick you up from your accommodation in Darwin between 6 - 7 am. We will spend the morning exploring the many nature reserves around Darwin. The main species we will be targeting are Rufous Owl, Barking Owl, Tawny Frogmouth, Rainbow Pitta, Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove, Bush-stone Curlew, Brown Whistler, Northern Fantail, Forest Kingfisher and Little Corella. We will also spend time in the Mangroves trying to photograph Red-headed Myzomela, Mangrove Gerygone, Mangrove Golden Whistler and Torresian Kingfisher.

Lunch will be had at one of Darwin great Cafes before we spend the afternoon photographing anything we missed in the morning and depending on tides photographing some of the mangrove and shorebird species out at Lee Point and Buffalo Creek.

Driving Time - 1.0 Hours

Accommodation - Mercure Airport Resort, Darwin

DAY 2 : We head out early to one of Darwin’s best and famous birding spots, Fogg Dam. Targets here 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 explore the Adelaide River Flood Plains and maybe Marrakai Tracks before making our way toward the Mary River Region and our accommodation for the night.

The afternoon will be spent out on river in a boat exploring the Mary River, our main targets here will be Black Bittern, Great-billed Heron, White morph Grey Goshawk, Little & Azure Kingfishers and maybe a White-bellied Sea-eagle.

Driving Time - 2.0 Hours

BOAT CRUISE - 3 Hour Boat Cruise in the Afternoon

Accommodation - Mary River Resort, Mary River

DAY 3 : This morning we will be back out on the boat exploring more of the Mary River. We will be looking for and photographing anything we missed the previous afternoon. The hottest and brightest part of the day will be spent driving out to Kakadu National Park stopping along the way at Mamakala Wetlands and the South Alligator Floodplains.

After checking in at our hotel in Jabiru we will then head off to Ubirr for the afternoon looking for Partridge Pigeon, Chestnut-quilled Rock-pigeon, Sandstone Shrike-thrush and also the Short-eared Rock Wallaby. After watching the sunset from the spectacular Ubirr lookout we will head back to our accommodation for dinner.

Driving Time - 3.0 Hours

BOAT CRUISE - 3 Hour Boat Cruise in the Morning

Accommodation - Mercure Crocodile Hotel, Jabiru

DAY 4 : This morning we will enjoy an amazing buffet breakfast at the hotel before heading south along the Kakadu Highway to the Nourlangie, Nawurlandja & Anbangbang areas for the morning, these areas are great for all the Kakadu endemics including Partridge Pigeons, Chestnut-quilled Rock Pigeon, Banded Fruit-doves, Helmeted Friarbird & White-lined Honeyeaters.

The afternoon will be spent concentrating on the local endemic birds we missed.

Driving Time - 2.0 Hours

Accommodation - Mercure Crocodile Hotel, Jabiru

DAY 5 : This morning we will be booked on a 2 hours cruise around the famous Yellow-waters Billabong, this is usually one of the highlights of the tour with usually thousands of water birds to point out lens at. Main targets are Little & Azure Kingfishers, Black Bittern, Nankeen Night-heron, Plumbed & Wandering Whistling-ducks, Black-necked Storks, Green Pygmy-goose and Great-billed Heron. After the cruise we will head back to the lodge for a big brunch before making our way South towards Pine Creek and our accommodation for the night.

The afternoon is spent around Pine Creek tracking down the endemic Hooded Parrot and Partridge Pigeon if we haven’t already found one.

Driving Time - 2.0 Hours

BOAT CRUISE - 2 Hour Boat Cruise in the Morning

Accommodation - Lazy Lizard, Pine Creek

DAY 6 : A nice early morning to head just South to set up at a secret water hole for the morning, this is the best chance to photograph the spectacular Gouldian Finch, other birds that come into drink include Hooded Parrots, Long-Tailed Finch, Masked Finch, Double-barred Finch, Banded Honeyeater, Great Bowerbird and Brown Quail.

After a productive morning we travel South to Katherine for a delicious lunch, after checking in to our accommodation for the night we will be exploring an area West of Katherine. Here we will be looking for Chestnut-backed Button-quail, Hooded Parrot, Gouldian Finch and Northern Rosella.

Driving Time - 2.0 Hours

Accommodation - Ibis Styles, Katherine.

Day 7 : An early start to head South to look for one of the Northern Territories most wanted birds the Northern Shrike-tit, this location is also a great area for Finches, Woodswallows, Button-quail and Black-tailed Treecreepers. After a morning of birding at this site we start the big drive South toward Tennant Creek and our accommodation for the night. If we get to Tennant Creek in time we will spend the afternoon around the beautiful and mostly unexplored Honeymoon Range, here our main target is the rarely seen and photographed Tennant Creek race of Dusky Grasswren. In the same area we will also be looking for Painted Finch, White-winged Fairy-wren, Spinfexbird, Australian Ringneck and Spinifex Pigeons.

Driving Time - 7.0 Hours

Accommodation - Three Ways Roadhouse, Tennant Creek

DAY 8 : On this morning we will head back to the Honeymoon Range, we will be looking for better views or to find anything we missed the previous day. We will also be checking out the Tennant Creek Sewage ponds which can be very productive and sometimes turn up a rarity or two.

After lunch in Tennant Creek we go East for the afternoon to explore the Barkly Tablelands, here we will be looking for Grey Falcon, Masked & White-browed Woodswallows and what ever else turns up.

Driving Time - 4.0 Hours

Accommodation - Three Ways Roadhouse, Tennant Creek

DAY 9 : On this morning we will head back to the Honeymoon Range, we will be looking for better views or to find anything we missed the previous day.

After lunch in Tennant Creek we will making the big drive South to Alice Springs, we will be actively birding along the drive and depending on what time we get into Alice Springs will depend on if there is any birding done this day.

Driving Time - 5.5 Hours

Accommodation - Hilton, Alice Springs

DAY 10 :

Today we will be looking to photograph some of the harder to find birds around Alice Springs, these include White-browed Tree-creeper, Grey Honeyeater, Banded Whiteface, Redthroat, Chirruping Wedgebill, Masked & White-browed Woodswallows and maybe Black-breasted Buzzard or a Black Falcon.

This afternoon we will spend our time exploring around the cities many reserves including the Botanic Gardens which is a great place to see Western Bowerbird, Australian Ring-necked Parrot, White-fronted Honeyeater and maybe a local Black-footed Rock Wallaby.

Accommodation - Hilton, Alice Springs

Driving Time - 2.0 Hours

Day 11 : This morning we will head out to an area not far out of Alice Springs, our main targets will be Budgerigars, Cockatiel, Rufous-crowned Emu-wren, Dusky Grasswren, Red-capped Robin, Bourkes Parrot and Mulga Parrot.

After a nice lunch at the Alice Springs Botanic Gardens we will head West to the spectacular West McDonald Rangers, here our main target will be Spinifex Pigeons but we also have possibilities for Redthroat, Dusky Grasswren and Rainbow Bee-eater.

Accommodation - Hilton, Alice Springs

Driving Time - 3.0 Hours

Day 12 : Today is departure day so depending on flights will depend on what we can do this morning.

Depart Alice Springs

OPTIONAL : 3 Day / 2 Night Uluru Extension to see Sandhill Grasswren (Enquire about pricing)

Cost -  $21980.00 AUD - All inclusive for two people | Twin or Double Accommodation | Extra person - $9950.00 (Maximum 4)

Single Supplement $1100.00

Exclusions : Airfare arriving into Darwin before the tour & Airfare departing Alice Springs on the last day of tour.

For larger groups please contact me for pricing and numbers etc.

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16 DAY | 10 GRASSWREN BIRDING/PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR

Tour Begins - Mount Isa, QLD

Tour Finishes -  Alice Springs, NT

ITINERARY:

DAY 1 : Make your own way to Mt Isa in Queensland where the tour begins. Mount Isa is by direct flights from Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane by Qantas, Virgin and Rex. Depending on what time you get into Mount Isa will depend on how much birding / photography will be done but hopefully we will be able to get out and look for our first Grasswren, the Kalkadoon Grasswren (Amytornis ballarae).

Driving Time - 1.0 Hours

Accommodation : Ibis Styles Verona - Mount Isa, QLD

DAY 2 : Today we have a full day birding / photographing around Mt Isa, we have two Grasswren species to find: Kalkadoon Grasswren (Amytornis ballarae) and Carpentarian Grasswren (Amytornis dorotheae). We have a few sites to explore and depending on how each species behalves will depend on which species we will spend more time looking for, most likely it will be Carpentarian Grasswren as these are usually the toughest Grasswren of all.

Other birds around Mount Isa includes the stunning Painted Finch, Spinifex Pigeon, Little Woodswallow, Spinifexbird, Grey-headed Honeyeater and Black-tailed Treecreeper.

Driving Time - 2.0 Hours

Accommodation : Ibis Styles Verona - Mount Isa, QLD

DAY 3 : This morning we will be concentrating on the species of Grasswren who didn't perform yesterday. After a delicious lunch at a local cafe we will then start the drive south towards Winton. During the drive down to Winton we will be keeping an eye out for some of the harder to see outback species including Ground Cuckoo-shrike and Grey Falcon. We will arrive in Winton in time for dinner and ready for an early start in the morning.

Driving Time - 5.0 Hours

Accommodation : Winton Outback Motel - Winton, QLD

DAY 4 : This morning we have a nice early start to arrive at Lark Quarry on sunrise, this is the site for our 3rd Grasswren, the Rusty Grasswren (Amytornis striatus rowleyi). Other species in the area include Grey Falcon, Rufous-crowned Emu-wren, Hall’s Babbler, Chestnut-breasted Quail-thrush and Spinifexbird. We’ll have lunch at the famous Dinosaur Trackways Visitor Centre where if we have time you can see the famous Dinosaur foot prints. The afternoon will be spent exploring the area for other species.

Driving Time - 4.0 Hours

Accommodation : Winton Outback Motel - Winton, QLD

DAY 5 : This morning we have another chance to look for the local specialties including Rusty Grasswren (Amytornis striatus rowleyi), Rufous-crowned Emu-wren, Grey Falcon, Hall’s Babbler and Spinifexbird. After a productive morning we then start our drive towards the remote and outback township of Boulia. The drive there might find up Australian Pratincole, Banded Lapwing and maybe even an Inland Dotterel. We will spend the afternoon birding around the grassy plains around Boulia, hopefully connecting with a Flock Bronzewings around sunset.

Driving Time - 7.0 Hours

Accommodation : Desert Sands Motel - Boulia, QLD

DAY 6 : At sunrise we will head back out onto the grass plains in search of the stunning Flock Bronzewings again, hopefully we can connect with this great bird. After a morning around Boulia it will now be time to head South towards Birdsville. While driving South we will be checking out good looking habitat and any water we find looking for things like Bourke’s Parrot and maybe a Ground Cuckoo-shrike. We will be looking for birds around Birdsville and enjoying dinner at the Birdsville Pub before getting a nice rest before an early morning looking for our next target, Grey Grasswren (Amytornis barbatus barbatus)

Driving Time - 5.0 Hours

Accommodation : Birdsville Caravan Park - Birdsville, QLD

Day 7 : A nice early morning will get us in place to look for our next main target, Grey Grasswren (Amytornis barbatus barbatus). We will be searching the lignum around the Bulloo Overflow for suitable habitat and hopefully connect with this very unique Grasswren. The whole day will be spent in the area and depending how we are going for views will then look for some of the other local birds like Yellow Chat and maybe a Grey Falcon.

Driving Time - 4.0 Hours

Accommodation : Birdsville Caravan Park - Birdsville, QLD

DAY 8 : Today we have another chance at Grey Grasswren (Amytornis barbatus barbatus). We we'll be heading back to the swamp we were at yesterday morning. If for some reason we did extraordinary well yesterday we can go in search of Thick-billed Grasswren (Amytornis modestus cowarie) a subspecies only found on the nearby Cowarie Station. This is also the home to Eyrean Grasswrens (Amytornis goyderi) which live in the red sand dunes in the area. We might also come across a Grey Falcon, Crimson Chat, Orange Chat, Red-browed Pardalote, Red-backed Kingfisher, Cinnamon Quail-thrush, Banded Whiteface and if we are lucky a Gibberbird on the surrounding gibber plains. The afternoon we can spend on the sand dunes near our accommodation looking for better views of Eyrean Grasswrens (Amytornis goyderi).

Driving Time - 5.0 Hours

Accommodation : Mungerannie Pub, SA 

DAY 9 : Depending on what we found yesterday will depend on what we target this morning, we will ether look for better views of Eyrean Grasswrens near the accommodation or head back out onto Cowarie Station in search of better views of Thick-billed Grasswren (Amytornis modestus cowarie). We will head back to Mungerannie Pub for lunch before packing up and heading South towards Lyndhurst for dinner and an optional night spotlighting session for Inland Dotterel. 

Driving Time - 5 Hours

Accommodation : Lyndhurst Hotel - Lyndhurst,  SA

DAY 10 : This morning we will be targeting another subspecies of Thick-billed Grasswren (Amytornis modestus raglessi), other species we will be keeping an eye out for are Chirruping Wedgebill, White-backed Swallow and Rufous Fieldwren. The rest of the day we will be exploring the Strzelecki Track, here will will be looking for Thick-billed Grasswren again if we didn't already connect with them and also our first chance for Chestnut-breasted Whiteface, Inland Dotterel and maybe Gibberbird.

Driving Time - 4.0 Hours

Accommodation : Lyndhurst Hotel - Lyndhurst,  SA

Day 11 : This morning we are free to follow up and look for anything in the area we have missed, if we have everything nearby there is a usually productive wetland that can hold some great water birds. After taking advantage of the morning light we will start our drive South towards Port Augusta, home to our next Grasswren target the Western Grasswren (Amytornis textilis myall) this will be our main target this afternoon, we will also be keeping an eye out for Splendid Fairywren, Redthroat, White-fronted Honeyeaters and maybe a Chirruping Wedgebill.

Driving Time - 4.0 Hours

Accommodation : Nutbush Retreat - Port Augusta, SA (a working sheep station with resident Grasswrens)

Day 12 : Depending on how we went with the Western Grasswren (Amytornis textilis myall) yesterday will depend on what we do this morning, we can ether head out and look for them again or explore another local area in search of other birds. Lunch will be had in Port Augusta before we head West toward the Gawler Ranges and our accommodation for the night at Mount Ives Station. This working sheep station is surrounded by spinifex covered hills, home to our next Grasswren the Short-tailed Grasswren (Amytornis merrotsyi pedleri). The afternoon will be spend up on the mountain looking for this sometimes difficult species before heading back to the station for the night.

Driving Time - 3.0 Hours

Accommodation : Mt Ive Station - Mount Ives, SA

Day 13 : This morning we will head back up onto the mountain to get better views of Short-tailed Grasswren (Amytornis merrotsyi pedleri) before heading off to our next destination, we will enjoy lunch back in Port Augusta before heading back North towards Coober Pedy. Hopefully arriving at a reasonable hour we will explore the surrounding gibber plains for our next target the Thick-billed Grasswren (Amytornis modestus indulkanna) and maybe a Chestnut-breasted Whiteface.

Driving Time - 7.0 Hours

Accommodation : BIG4 Stuart Range Outback Resort - Coober Pedy, SA

Day 14 - The morning we will be spending time looking for the local rave of Thick-billed Grasswren (Amytornis modestus indulkanna) and if we missed it, Chestnut-breasted Whiteface. After a hopefully productive morning we will head North towards the famous Uluru. Hopefully we will get to Uluru in time to head out in search for Sandhill Grasswren (Amytornis striatus oweni) if you don't we will enjoy a nice dinner at our accommodations and head back out in the morning.

Accommodation: Outback Pioneer Hotel - Uluru, NT

Driving Time - 8.0 Hours

Day 15 : This morning our main target will be looking for the elusive Sandhill Grasswren (Amytornis striatus oweni), hopefully they perform well and we can then head off in search of some local reptiles on our way back to Alice Springs, reptile targets will be Central Blue-tongue Lizard, Western Blue-tongue Lizard and the amazing Thorny Devil. The afternoon (time permitting) we will go out in search of our last Grasswren species, the Dusky Grasswren (Amytornis purnelli) other birds in the area include Bourke's Parrot, Rufous-crowned Emu-wren and maybe Ground Cuckoo-shrike.

Accommodation: Mercure Hotel - Alice Springs, NT

Day 16 : This morning we will head back out early in search of Dusky Grasswren (Amytornis purnelli) if we didn't get a chance yesterday as well has visiting the local Botanic Gardens for things like Western Bowerbird and Australian Ring-necked Parrot.

The tour wraps up mid afternoon and I am happy to drop you off to your accommodation or flight if booked that afternoon.

Cost -  Contact for pricing

Exclusions : Airfare arriving into Mount Isa before the tour & Airfare departing Alice Springs on the last day of tour.

For larger groups please contact me for pricing and numbers etc.

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CAIRNS, BRISBANE, SYDNEY and TASMANIA TOURS

I can also cater organise and guide custom photography and birding tours from just about anywhere in Australia, I specialise in Cairns, Alice Springs, Brisbane to Outback, Sydney to Outback and also Tasmania. Just let me know where you would like to explore or what species you would like to find and or photograph and I can organise an itinerary to suit.

I also specialise in helping people find and photograph Australian Grasswrens, know as some of the hardest of all birds in Australia, checkout my Grasswren Page for info.

Cairns and surrounds Species : Rufous Owl, Azure Kingfisher, Little Kingfisher, Noisy Pitta, Squatter Pigeon, Wompoo Fruit-dove, Superb Fruit-dove,Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove, Red-necked Crake, Pale-headed Rosella, Crimson Rosella, Double-eyed Fig-Parrot, Buff-breasted Paradise Kingfisher, Atherton Scrubwren, Bridled Honeyeater, Varied Honeyeater, White-cheeked Honeyeater, Macleay's Honeyeater, Chowchilla, Eastern Whipbird, Barred Cuckoo-shrike, Cicadabird, White-eared Monarch, Spectacled Monarch, Pied Monarch, Grey-headed Robin, Lovely Fairywren, Yellow-breasted Boatbill, Papuan Frogmouth, Fernwren, Victoria's Riflebird, Mangrove Robin, Blue-faced Parrot-finch, Black-throated Finch, Wedge-tailed Eagle, Black-necked Stork, Red-winged Parrot, White-throated Gerygone, Golden Bowerbird, Great Bowerbird, Tooth-billed Bowerbird, Emerald Dove, Red-tailed Black Cockatoo.

Alice Springs : Spinifex Pigeon, Letter-winged Kite, Black-breasted Buzzard, Major Mitchell's Cockatoo, Mulga Parrot, Bourkes Parrot, White-browed Treecreeper, Western Bowerbird, Splendid Fairy-wren, White-winged Fairy-wren, Rufous-crowned Emu-wren, Sandhill Grasswren, Dusky Grasswren, Eyrean Grasswren, Redthroat, Slaty-backed Thornbill, Banded Whiteface, Southern Whiteface, Pied Honeyeater, Grey-headed Honeyeater, Grey Honeyeater, Gibberbird, Black Honeyeater, Cinnamon Quail-thrush, Chiming Wedgebill, Ground Cuckoo-shrike, Hooded Robin, Red-capped Robin, White-backed Swallow, Painted Finch.

Brisbane to Outback Species : White-headed Pigeon, Wonga Pigeon, Wompoo Fruit-dove, Top-knot Pigeon, Square-tailed Kite, Glossy Black-Cockatoo, Major Mitchell's Cockatoo, Australian King-Parrot, Pale-headed Rosella, Bourke's Parrot, Powerful Owl, Sooty Owl, Noisy Pitta, Albert's Lyrebird, Superb Lyrebird, Red-browed Tree-creeper, Green Catbird, Regent Bowerbird, Satin Bowerbird, Spotted Bowerbird, Superb Fairy-wren, White-winged Fairy-wren, Splendid Fairy-wren, Eastern Spinebill, Rose Robin, Australian Logrunner, Spotted Quail-thrush, White-eared Monarch, White-winged Chough, Paradise Riflebird

Sydney and Outback Species : Plains-wanderer, Australian Spotted Crake, Bailon's Crake, Spotless Crake, Gang-gang Cockatoo, Major Mitchell's Cockatoo, Musk Lorikeet, Little Lorikeet, Superb Parrot, Turquoise Parrot, Eastern Ground Parrot, Powerful Owl, Superb Lyrebird, Splendid Fairy-wren, Southern Emu-wren, Eastern Bristlebird, Piltobird, Rockwarbler, Chestnut-rumped Heathwren, Shy Heathwren, Speckled Warbler, White-eared Honeyeater, White-fronted Honeyeater, Regent Honeyeater, Orange Chat, Painted Honeyeater,  Southern Scrub-robin, Plum-headed Finch,Beautiful Firetail, Diamond Firetail.

Tasmanian Species : Freckled Duck, Brush Bronzewing, Black-faced Cormorant, Tasmanian Native-hen, Pacific Gull, Green Rosella, Swift Parrot, Blue-winged Parrot, Orange-bellied Parrot, Tasmanian Scrubwren, Scrubtit, Striated Fieldwren, Tasmanian Thornbill, Forty-spotted Pardalote, Yellow-throated Honeyeater, Yellow Wattlebird, Crescent Honeyeater, Strong-billed Honeyeater, Black-headed Honeyeater, Oliver Whistler, Forest Raven, Scarlet Robin, Flame Robin, Pink Robin, Dusky Robin, Beautiful Firetail

Cost -  TBC | Can cater for small to large groups

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