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Gouldian Finch Bird Photography Tour
Photographing wild budgies with Luke Paterson
Gouldian Finch

Spécialistes des oiseaux du NT, excursions d'observation d'oiseaux et de photographie d'oiseaux

NT Bird Specialists est la principale organisation de visites d'observation des oiseaux, de faune et de photographie du nord de l'Australie, basée à Darwin, dans le Territoire du Nord.

Les services guidés spécialisés, primés à plusieurs reprises, dans les expériences de tourisme naturel d'intérêt particulier sont sans égal.

Les clients découvrent les meilleurs sites d'observation des oiseaux du Territoire du Nord (NT), du Kimberley (WA) et de l'arrière-pays du Queensland (QLD) pour maximiser les rencontres d'observation de la faune et capturer des photos à couper le souffle. Plus loin, nous organisons des safaris animaliers au Sri Lanka et à Bornéo.

Une connaissance approfondie de la flore et de la faune de la région aide le guide spécialisé primé, Luke Paterson à trouver à ses clients leurs espèces et expériences cibles. L'attention portée aux détails et l'incroyable capacité de Luke à repérer la faune lui ont valu la réputation d'avoir des « yeux de faucon ».

Les visites en petits groupes et les charters privés offrent des vues uniques sur la faune, l'art rupestre et de brillantes opportunités photographiques dans les parcs nationaux emblématiques et les paysages culturels du nord de l'Australie reculée. Ils visitent les principaux habitats représentés par l'arrière-pays tropical et les explorent en véhicule, en bateau et à pied à la recherche d'oiseaux endémiques, rares et migrateurs et d'autres espèces tropicales.

Rassurez-vous, avec Luke Paterson et Sarah Burgess, qui combinent plus de 38 ans d'expérience dans le tourisme local pour proposer et proposer les meilleures expériences écotouristiques de la région, vous aurez plus de temps pour observer la faune et vous imprégner de votre environnement.

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  • Tours

    1 Day Darwin Birdwatching Tour "Sticky Beak'

    Join Luke Paterson, expert local Australian birding guide who knows where to birdwatch in Darwin's biodiverse habitats for over 200 bird species. “Sticky Beak” around Darwin’s mangroves, coastlines, tidal flats, monsoon vine forests, lagoons, tropical woodlands and floodplains with our local and knowledgeable guide.

    Key bird species in Darwin include chestnut rail, rufous owl, rainbow pitta and collard kingfisher.

    A quick probe over Darwin’s wildlife on a one day birding/bird photography tour is a good way to wet your appetite for your next excursion with NT Bird Specialists.

    Private birdwatching tours and group tours in Darwin, Northern Territory.

    ** Itineraries amended on request. e.g target bird species, specific interests, limited mobility/hearing/sight.
    Book early for availability

    Includes picnic lunch, morning and afternoon. Pick up/drop off at your nominated location in Darwin CBD. 1-8 guests (maximum 11 for private groups)

    Please bring: Hat, comfortable walking shoes, long-sleeved clothing, binoculars, scope, camera, water bottle

    Tours include: Award winning bird guiding and tour operator services, specialist bird guide, morning & afternoon tea, lunch, water, bird list, spotting scope, field guides, binoculars, transport, pick up, drop off

    Private birdwatching, photography and landscape tours

    NT Bird Specialists' special-interest wildlife tourism experiences are second to none.

    They create tour options for you to choose from, and cater to special requests on a privately chartered tour. They run personalised bird watching, wildlife and photography tours with unique cultural insights in the packaged experiences.

    To keep the service personalised, groups sizes remain small, usually 2-4 or 5-8 passengers in a comfortable 4WD or modern mini-bus. You may join larger groups when travelling on boat cruises operated by preferred suppliers. Chartered boat cruises are available on request.

    You will need to have a reasonable level of fitness to cope with bush walking and short stairs-like climbs on walking tracks, as well as being outside in warm to hot and humid conditions for extended periods of time.

    If larger groups wish to book, please contact us for a quote for up to 14 guests and tour leaders.

    1 Day Wild Kakadu Birdwatching tour

    Join award-winning professional Australian bird guide Luke Paterson to birdwatch Kakadu's Ramsar-listed wetlands, bird hides, monsoon forest and ancient stone country habitats, home to endemic and regionally significant species of birds and other iconic wildlife. Key bird species in Kakadu include Partridge Pigeon, Chestnut-quilled Rock Pigeon, Rainbow Pitta, Banded Fruitdove.

    Enquire for private birdwatching tours and bird photography tours in Kakadu.

    ** Itineraries can be amended on request and subject to availability e.g. add boat cruises, rock art sites, target species and waterfalls, or for people with specific interests and or limited mobility, hearing or sight.

    Tour starts and finishes in Jabiru or Darwin township (alternative pick up /drop off locations subject to itinerary, availability and prior arrangements).

    what to bring: Hat, comfortable walking shoes, long-sleeved clothing, binoculars, scope, camera, water bottle, valid Kakadu Park Pass

    Tours include: Transfers, snacks, lunch & rock art tour (full day), water, shared scope/binoculars, bird list, professional guide, accredited award-winning tour operator.

    Recommend booking early.

    10 Day Ultimate Top End Birdwatching Adventure Tour

    Luke Paterson guides NT Bird Specialists’ ‘Ultimate Top End Birding Adventure’ tour to take you to the Northern Territory's best birdwatching sites to find and photograph target bird and wildlife species in Darwin, Kakadu, Katherine, Timber Creek and Lake Argyle to Kununurra Western Australia.

    This one way bird watching tour departs Darwin, Northern Territory. Mouth-watering target birds include: Yellow Chat, Spinifex Pigeon, Gouldian Finch, Purple-crowned Fairy-wren, Rainbow Pitta, Chestnut Rail, Rufous Owl, Red Goshawk, Banded Fruit-dove, White-lined Honeyeater, Chestnut and White-quilled Rock Pigeons, Hooded Parrot and honeyeaters galore.

    Approximate number of bird species: 200+

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