1 Day Bird Photography Tour
We depart Alice Springs at sunrise , our first location is a station where we will see hundreds of birds coming in for an early morning drink .
Target species at this location are Major Mitchell's Cockatoo , Red-tailed Black Cockatoos , Mulga Parrots , Budgerigars, Banded White-face and Chiming Wedgebills .
Our next stop is old growth Spinifex habitat , this habitat features species such as Rufous-crowned Emu-wren , Dusky Grasswren and Spinifexbirds . On the return trip to Alice Springs we will venture into some of our Mulga and Coolabah woodland habitat , target species in this area include Splendid Fairy-wren , Crested Bellbird , Bourke's Parrot and White-browed Treecreeper
Lunch is provided at the Olive Pink Botanical Gardens which is home to many species of birds including resident Western Bowerbirds .
The afternoon birding adventure takes us to the waste treatment plant in Alice Springs , although this may not sound inviting it is a world renowned birding destination with approximately two hundred species being recorded at the site . Waders, waterfowl and Fairy-wrens are present in large numbers at this site , providing ample photography opportunities .