Bird Guiding

Personalised tours cater for all enthusiasts ranging from first time beginners to serious enthusiasts. This tour is conducted in the comfort of a new Toyota Prado as a boutique concierge type service.

Your Bird Tour can be customised to view the birds and habitats you want to see. Or consider these popular options:

Golden Bowerbird Tour
Would you like to witness the courting display of the Golden Bowerbird? Watch the male building the fruit and lichen decorated bower, then call out to prospective partners? A view of this rare and elusive species is offered only June to December. Other bowerbirds that may be sighted on the Tablelands are the Spotted Catbird, Tooth-Billed Bowerbird, Great Bowerbird and Satin Bowerbird.

Grey Herons

Cranes and Wetlands Tour
May to December is the time to watch and film Brolgas and Saurus Cranes dancing, displaying, flying and feeding. A multitude of wetland birds live on the Tableland lakes,swamps and rivers if you know where to look for them.

Some favorites are the Comb-crested Jacana, ducks, grebes, kingfishers and herons.

Watch for platypus in the morning and evening.

Tableland Parrot Tour
Double-eyed Fig-ParrotsAt different times of the year 10 species of parrot live on or visit the Tablelands including Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo, Rainbow Lorikeet, Australian King Parrot, and the Pale-headed Rosella.

These delightful birds are a joy to watch in their own habitats and present such a contrast to the behaviour of caged pets. Ask us about the best time of year to see Double-eyed Fig-Parrots (pictured at right).

Full Day Bird Guiding or General Natural History
Duration: 8 hours Start: morning
Price: single/couple $560  family $585
Extra adult add $60 Includes light lunch
Half Day Bird Guiding or General Natural History
Duration: 4 hours Start: negotiable
Price: single/couple $350  family $380
Extra adult add $60  
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