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, here are just a few. (Photo left to right – Azure Kingfisher, Leaden Flycatcher (Female), Black-tailed Tree-creeper, Emerald Dove) DARWIN’S WEATHER Darwin has a tropical savanna climate with distinct wet and dry seasons and the average maximum temperature is remarkably similar all year round. The dry season runs from about May to September,..
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GUIDE TO FINDING BIRDS IN KAKADU NATIONAL PARK, NT (Photo left to right – Blue-winged Kookaburra, Partridge Pigeon, Red Goshawk & Varied Sittella ABOUT KAKADU NATIONAL PARK Kakadu National Park is a protected area about 170 km East of Darwin in the Northern Territory. The park covers an area of 19,804 km2 (7,646 sq mi), extending nearly 200 kilometers from north to south and over 100 kilometers from east to west. It is about one-third the size of Tasmania, or nearly half the size of..
GUIDE TO FINDING BIRDS AROUND KATHERINE & THE VICTORIA RIVER DISTRICTS, NT (Photo from left to right – Northern Shrike-Tit, Diamond Dove, Gouldian Finch & Hooded Parrot) The Victoria River and Katherine Regions have to be a couple of my favorite places to go birding. Any free time I get I find my self making the 500 km journey from Darwin to explore this area. Another great reason to head this way is there is the AMAZING fishing to be be had at Victoria River. This fills in the hottest..
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 birds to photograph. (Photo left to right – Blue-faced Parrot Finch, Buff-breasted Paradise Kingfisher, Golden Bowerbird, Noisy Pitta) NORTHERN QUEENSLAND ENDEMIC BIRDS; Tooth-billed Bowerbird, Golden Bowerbird, Victoria’s Riflebird, Sooty Owl (Lesser), Bridled &..