Birdwatching:

Grey-Headed Robin viewed on Alan's Wildlife ToursThe Atherton Tablelands is one of the birding hot spots of Australia. An abundance of habitats within a small area leads to the occurrence of almost half of Australia's birds in this district.

Special evening tours to view owls are best booked well in advance as they are tailored to your needs.

Endemic Species:

Lesser Sooty Owl, Australian Fernwren, Atherton Scrubwren, Mountain Thornbill, Macleay's Honeyeater, Bridled Honeyeater, Grey-headed Robin, Chowchilla, Bower's Shrike-thrush, Pied Monarch, Victoria's Riflebird, Tooth-billed Bowerbird and Golden Bowerbird are all wet tropic endemics.

There are endemic subspecies as well like the cute but elusive Double-eyed Fig-Parrot and the ‘Herberton Honeyeater'.

Bird Guiding and Bird Tours:

Custom Birding Tours

Bird Guiding

Personalised tours cater for all enthusiasts ranging from beginners to twitchers completing their Australian list. DETAILS

Bird Guiding plus Spotlighting

Spot The Lot

These fun tours give you "a taste of the Tablelands" while viewing an amazing variety of birds and mammals. DETAILS

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Atherton Tablelands Bird List:

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Who would enjoy one of Alan's Wildlife Tours?

Wildlife and nature enthusiasts of all ages, fitness and nationalities can enjoy these tours, particularily if you are: