bird watching

In pictures: Kakadu Bird Week 2016

Destinations

In October 2016, Australian Geographic travelled to the Top End for Kakadu Bird Week, when twitchers from around Australia flock to this bird-watching paradise – home to a third of the country’s bird species – for a specialised program of bird-watching tours and activities. Read more about Kakadu Bird Week 2016 in AG#136, out now.

The secret world of bird baths

Wildlife

Bird baths are more than just ornamental splash pools. They’re also a site where animals socialise and intense rivalries play out. And bird bath design, location and cleanliness can have a big impact.