Birding Northern Territory: Kakadu National Park and More

The Northern Territory is Australia’s least populous area, and we can expect some superb birding in spectacularly wild landscapes and undisturbed forests.
 

Expect a good variety of waterbirds on coastal mudflats, wetlands and floodplains.

 

More Details About this Trip:

Explore savannah woodland and dramatic sandstone escarpments at the World Heritage Kakadu Nataional Park, looking for endemic sandstone species among many others.

Pricing: $4,490 AUD ($3,180 USD or £2,470 GBP*) for 7 Days and 6 Nights

 

Group Size: Price is based on a group size of 7 or 8 participants

 

Upcoming 2021 Dates: 

October 15 to 21 

November 2 to 8

 

Take an enjoyable sunrise cruise on the Yellow Waters billabong looking for species such as Great-billed Heron and Buff-sided Robin.
 

Opportunities to see some ancient Aboriginal rock art.

 

Birds

Black-breasted Kite, Red-backed Fairywren, Masked Finch, Little Friarbird, Red-winged Parrot, Black-tailed Whistler, Shining Flycatcher,y find Little Curlew, Wandering Whistling-Duck, Australasian Swamphen, Long-tailed Finch, Marsh Sandpiper, Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove, Varied Lorikeet, White-lined Honeyeater, Black-tailed Treecreeper, Black-banded Fruit-Dove, Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo,Helmeted Friarbird, Northern Fantail, Varied Lorikeet, Red-winged Parrot, Blue- winged Kookaburra, Olive-backed Oriole, Chestnut-quilled Rock-Pigeon, Sandstone Shrikethrush, Channel-billed Cuckoo, Pacific Baza, Partridge Pigeon, Sacred Kingfisher, Golden-headed Cisticola, Australian Hobby, Bar-breasted Honeyeater, Pink-eared Duck, Brolga, Sharp-tailed Sandpiper, Forest Kingfisher, Little Kingfisher, and Azure Kingfisher, Green Pygmy-Goose, White-bellied Sea-Eagle, Restless Flycatcher, Shining Flycatchers, Buff-banded Rail, Great-billed Heron, Black Bittern,Black Falcon, Red Goshawk, Hooded Parrot, Silver-backed Butcherbird, Yellow-throated Miner; Gouldian Finch, Masked Finch, Long-tailed Finch, Double-barred Finch, Northern Rosella, Cockatiel, Diamond Dove, Red-backed Kingfisher, Crested Pigeon, Red-winged Parrot, Great Bowerbird, Chestnut-backed Buttonquail, Partridge Pigeon, Northern Rosella, White-throated Gerygone, Black-chinned Honeyeater, Rufous-throated Honeyeater, Banded Honeyeaters, Red-backed Kingfisher, Olive-backed Oriole, Brown Falcon, Gray-crowned Babbler, White-eyed Duck, Pied Stilt, White-winged Triller, Buff-sided Robin, Plumed Whistling-Duck, Radjah Shelduck, Australian Yellow White-eye, Red-headed Honeyeater, Mangrove Robin, Chestnut Rail, Rainbow Pitta, Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove, Green Oriole, Varied Triller, Large-billed, Green-backed Gerygones, Pacific Golden-Plover, Great Knot, Terek Sandpiper, Oriental Plover, Lesser Sand-Plover, Red-necked Stint, Torresian Kingfisher,  Beach Thick-knee,Chestnut Rail, Black Butcherbird, Red-headed Myzomela, Mangrove Robin, Mangrove Gerygone,  Black-tailed Whistler, Little Egret, Pacific Heron, Royal Spoonbill, Magpie Goose, Wood Sandpiper, Australian Pratincole, Magpie Goose, Green Pygmy-goose, Black-necked Stork, Brolga, White-browed Crake, Comb-crested Jacana, Forest Kingfisher, Tawny Grassbird, Brush Cuckoo, Little Bronze-Cuckoo, Crimson Finch, Black-breasted Kite.

Mammals

Black Wallaroo, Dingo, Short-eared Rock-Wallaby

Other Highlights

Monsoonal vine forest, savannah woodlands, paperback forest, sandstone escarpments, riverine habitats, wetlands and billabongs, mangroves, coastal mudflats.

Contact in the USA: Charles:

Forms and payments should be mailed to:

Charles Thornton-Kolbe (in Denver, Colorado)

Toll Free: (from USA or Canada): 

888-203-7464

Telephone: 720-320-1974

Email: charles@pibird.com

Address:

2443 South University

Suit 199

Denver, CO 80210

 

Partnership For International Birding

Address:

PO Box 219

Olyphant, PA 18447

Contact in the UK: Jennifer De Souza:

Jennifer De Souza (in Suffolk, England) 

Telephone: +44 755 214 2976

Address:

The Roost, Leiston Road

Middleton

Saxmundham

Suffolk

IP17 3NS

UK