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|Birding DestinationBirding Katherine, Northern Territory|
|Observe and discover the endemic species of the 'Top End'. Many sites in the region are home to sought after species such as Red Goshawk, Gouldian Finch, Northern Crested Shrike-tit, Hooded Parrot, Banded Fruit Dove, White and Chesnut Quilled Rock Pigeon, White-throated Grasswren, Purple-crowned Fairywren, Rainbow Pitta, Rufous Owl etc.
Katherine is situated 324 kilometres south of Darwin. It is closer than Darwin to Top End iconic locations such as, Kakadu, the Kimberley and the Gulf Region. Its premier icon is the Nitmiluk National Park and the Nitmuluk (Katherine) Gorge.
The Katherine Region itself is the heart of Australia's 'Tropical Savanna', an area which is environmentally significant and diverse. It starts about 150km South of Darwin and reaches Eastward to the Gulf of Carpentaria and Westward to Keep River National Park on the WA border.
There are over 240 species of birds situated within the 336,674 sq km area of Escarpment country, Savanna Woodland and Spring fed Rivers.
Basing yourself in Katherine, (a town of 10,000 people), will well position you for day visits to Southern Kakadu, Mataranka, Nitmiluk NP, Gregory NP, (Victoria River) and the many great birding sites available locally. Extended stays in those location will afford you time to travel further afield and increase opportunity for some magnificent observations
If you require help to locate your target species, there are experienced guides available:
Mick Jerram: 0419 656 888
Mike Reed: 0429 723 370
For information about this site or area, please feel free to contact Mick Jerram 0427 067 154
For other information, Katherine Visitor Information Centre:
Freecall. 1800 653 142
ph. 08 8972 2650
fax. 08 8972 2655
Well serviced by; Sealed roads, bus, plane, hire car and 4WD operators, it is an easy place to travel to.
|Birding ServiceAus Global Soft Adventure|
|Birding & Photography Specialist Tours to MADAGASCAR, NEPAL, BORNEO and AUSTRALIA (35 years experience)
14 Days in Borneo cost approx $2,800 including return airfares from Australia. Next tour April 2 to April 16 2016
Shorter and longer tours are possible and we visit the best locations in Sabah & Sarawak. For small groups select dates that suit you and contact Clyde
16 Day Madagascar Tours cost approx $4,700 including return airfares from Australia. Next tour, May 1 to May 25
2016. (Apologies this tour is now fully booked) Shorter and longer tours are possible and we visit southern and northern birding regions. Contact Clyde for suitable tour dates in 2016
16 Day Nepal Tours cost approx $4,200 including return airfares from Australia. Next tours October 16 to 31 and November 1 to 16. 2015 Shorter and longer tours are available and we visit many areas in Nepal. Over 900 species found in this very small country. We are searching for new & rare species on our next tour
Tours to India Sri lanka, Indonesia and Philippines are available on request. Group tours to ALL DESTINATIONS can be organized at ANY TIME of the year. We use the best accom available and expert local guides.
CONTACT Clyde on 0427684701 or email@example.com