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Full Day Encounter

The full day encounter takes you to habitats rich in bird life within Darwin as well as venturing beyond to Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve and the surrounding wetlands.

You'll visit a monsoon rainforest in search of the endemic Rainbow Pitta and the colourful Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove, the coastal foreshores in search of shorebirds, the Sacred Kingfisher and Brahminy Kite.

The mangroves are home of the Red-headed Honeyeater, the Collared Kingfisher and Chestnut Rail and in the wetlands a variety of water birds including the iconic Black necked Stork (Jabiru) may be seen.

In the savannah woodland watch for the Forest Kingfisher and the endangered Gouldian Finch.

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