Located in the heart of Canberra, the lush green campus of the Australian National University boasts a colourful bird life. Here are just some of the birds you can find.
This 23-29 October is National Bird Week, and you’re invited to head into your backyards to record local birdlife in the name of citizen science.
The boulder-strewn open woodlands of central Victoria are sometimes referred to as the “robinfields”. It’s probably the only area where you can hope to see, in the one place, nine of the 20 species in the Australian robin family.
Look to the skies: the season of swooping birds is upon us again.
Four hundred and fifty of Australia’s 828 known species of bird can be found in the wet tropics and 12 of them — including the southern cassowary, golden-shouldered parrot and Victoria’s riflebird — are endemics found nowhere else in the world. We’ve selected five birdwatching spots within easy reach of Cairns.
They’re nature’s alarm clock, but have you ever wondered why birds serenade us at sunrise? We asked an expert.
They’ve been described as ‘Disneyland for bird watchers’.
From proud raptors and flighty finches to epic flocks of budgies – Alice Springs and surrounds are a paradise for bird-watchers. With 180 bird species to spot in the Red Centre alone, we’ve narrowed down 10 to put at the top of your list.
Home to more than one-third of Australia’s avian species, Kakadu National Park is a bird-lover’s paradise, and Kakadu Bird Week is now attracting an annual migration of twitchers to this Top End treasure.
Tasmania is renowned for its incredible nature and wildlife, so it’s no surprise the island state’s capital city is a birdwatchers’ paradise.