GUIDES TO FINDING BIRDS AROUND AUSTRALIA
Like doing things on the cheap? I hope my guides help you find a few birds.
GUIDE TO FINDING BIRDS AROUND DARWIN
We’re fortunate enough here in Darwin to have so many amazing places to see wildlife, most within 100 kms of the city. Darwin has a huge amount of habitats from the Monsoon forests of East Point and Howard Springs to the incredible Mangrove Forests of East Point and Charles Darwin National Park and amazing shore birding out at Buffalo Creek and Lee Point.
GUIDE TO FINDING BIRDS IN KAKADU NATIONAL PARK
Kakadu National Park is a huge protected area about 170 km East of Darwin in the Northern Territory. The park covers an area of 19,804 km2, extending nearly 200 kilometers from North to South and over 100 kilometers from east to west. Kakadu National Park’s many habitats support more than 280 species of birds including half a dozen that are found nowhere else on the planet, 74 Mammals, 117 Reptiles, 25 Frogs and 1700 Plant species making it an amazing place to visit as if you are a wildlife enthusiast like myself.
GUIDE TO FINDING BIRDS AROUND KATHERINE & THE VICTORIA RIVER DISTRICTS, NT
The Victoria River and Katherine Regions have to be a couple of my favorite places to go birding. They support some incredible bird life including my favorite bird in the Northern Territory, the Puprle-crowned Fairywren and this area is by far the best area to see Finches including the rare Yellow-rumped Mannikin, Pictorella Mannikin and Gouldian Finch.
GUIDE TO FINDING BIRDS AROUND ALICE SPRINGS
Alice Spring is a mecca for wildlife, most sites are within a day trip of the city. The deserts around Alice Springs hold some wonderful birds, these include the characterful Dusky Grasswren, teeny tiny Rufous-crowned Emu-wren, incredible numbers of Budgerigars and some rare birds of prey like the Letter-winged Kite and Grey Falcon. It sure is an amazing place to go birding so get out there and explore.
GUIDE TO FINDING BIRDS AROUND CAIRNS
Cairns, in Queensland’s far north, is one of the world’s premier birding hot spots. With over 400 species to be seen within a 200 km radius of the city there are plenty of opportunities to find or photograph birds. Not only do you you have access to some of the best Rainforests in Australia you also have one of the world's premier natural attractions, the Great Barrier Reef.