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Links to other Good Bird Sites...
These links only include sites we have personally looked at and are happy to recommend.
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If you enjoy a thoroughly good read, along with a wide assortment of photos of birds and other wildlife, then follow the adventures of Mike Wood at Traprock Birding.
Birding Southern Queensland
Excellent site giving comprehensive coverage of Southern Queensland birding in particular,
plus many interesting diversions to all sorts of other places.
Also a great section on Qld frogs.
Cassowary House is a small family run guest house which lies in the world heritage
tropical rain forests of far north Queensland, within 30 minutes drive of
Cassowaries visit the garden almost daily, wandering in from the adjacent
world heritage rainforest.
The local endemic bird of paradise, Victoria's Riflebird,
has display posts around the grounds and often comes to the feeding trays.
Chris Dahlberg's Daintree River Tours
A specialist two hour dawn boat cruise for birders, along the Daintree River and through the World Heritage
Listed Daintree Tropical Rainforest.
One of the best chances for a sighting of Australia's Little
Kingfisher, with Black Bittern a regular in the summer months.
Fine Feather Tours
Fine Feather Tours
is based in Mossman, North Queensland,
adjacent to the richest birding area in Australia.
They offer full day, morning and Daintree River tours,
with expert guiding by Del Richards.
The last time I was out with Del, we found Little Kingfisher and Great-billed Heron in the same
morning, as well as a host of other North Queensland specialities.
Kingfisher Park Birdwatchers Lodge
Offers self-contained units and bunkhouse accommodation in a rainforest setting close to Mt Lewis,
which is famous for highland rainforest birds like Golden Bowerbirds and Blue-faced Finches.
The park itself also offers lots of birds, including Red-necked Crake and in summer,
Buff-breasted Paradise Kingfishers.
Red Mill House
Ensuite air-conditioned accommodation set in beautiful tropical gardens, home to many
bird species including regular visits by the Little Kingfisher.
cooked breakfasts with home made breads, jams and yoghurts.
Daintree Village location very convenient to Daintree River wildlife tours
including Chris Dahlberg's Specialised River Tours.
Other Australian Links
Lloyd Nielsen promotes the birds of Australia to the birders of the world.
Birds Australia (also known as the Royal
Australasian Ornithologists Union) is one of Australia's oldest conservation
BA is dedicated to the understanding, conservation and enjoyment
of Australia's wild, native birds and their habitats.
Main sections within the site include: Birding, Conservation, Research, Birding Shop,
Atlas, Membership and Contacts
NT Bird Specialist, Mary River Park, NT
Offer guided birdwatching tours covering half day, full day or up to
five days duration in the area of Mary River Park,
the area from Darwin to Kakadu. Accommodation is available in Mary River Park.
For extended tours transfers from Darwin may be arranged.
Environmental consultants with several birding links. Also growers of Australian
Homestay, New Zealand
In a convenient coastal location only 1 hour from Auckland Airport, and
close to the ferry to Tiri Tiri Matangi Island, home to many of the rare New
Stuart and Alison Chambers are experienced New Zealand birders who
provide comfortable accommodation combined with expert local birding advice.
Stuart is also available for local guiding by arrangement, including to Miranda
on the Firth of Thames Wetlands, Tiri Tiri Island and elsewhere.
have stayed with Stuart and Alison, and can recommend them wholeheartedly, both
for the accommodation and the birding!)
North Kent Birding
North Kent Birding provides tailored birding breaks in the United Kingdom.
Anything from a few hours to a full scale tour. Specialises in short
trips in London and the south-east of England.
I really like this site. Fatbirder aims to link birders from all over
the world with a truly international website with thousands of links, many run
from a clickable map of the world,
forthcoming magazine content and much more.
Aims to become one of the premier birding websites in the world.
Part of the vertically integrated About network of niche sites, About Birds
is US based, but covers the world with sections such as Hotspots, Birding Clubs,
Checklists, Field Guides & Taxonomy, Optics and more.
Please feel free to CONTACT US with any questions !
We are always pleased to answer any queries and to help
you in any way we can to plan your trip to Queensland.
email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bill Jolly, Abberton, Helidon, Qld
(27º 34' 21' S; 152º 08' 21' E)