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Ausbird is owned & operated by Sicklebill Safaris, a small family run company based in North Queensland, Australia. Sicklebill Safaris has been operating in the Pacific region for over 20 years. In recent years we have been joined by other excellent guides and offer itineraries to Asia, Africa and the Middle East as well as Australia and the Pacific.

Blueberry Hills on Comleroy

Situated on 14 acres Blueberry Hills on Comleroy offers a rural retreat with beautiful views and natural surrounds from the ridge top position. Only a little over an hour drive to the north-west of Sydney, it provides an ideal place to escape the bustle of city life. One can delight …

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Girralong Rainforest Retreat

Girralong Rainforest Retreat is a 100 Hectare conservation property comprising sub-tropical rainforest and wet-and-dry eucalypt forests. It is hidden away in a secluded valley adjoining the Juugawaarri Nature Reserve, 50 minutes inland from Nambucca Heads, northeast New South Wales. The property has an abundance of wildlife including several threatened species. …

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Birding Shoalhaven

Originally from Canada, I moved to the Shoalhaven region in 1992. With 20 years of birding experience in the Shoalhaven, I look forward to your company and taking you birding in this diverse and beautiful part of Australia, rich in flora and fauna, and home to the NSW endemic Rockwarbler. …

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Boobook Mountain Cottage (Berry Mountain)

Situated at Bellawongarah, 15 minutes from the historic village of Berry and 20 minutes from the picturesque Kangaroo Valley, we are just over two hours’ drive from the Sydney airport by car.  There is a train and shuttle bus  service to Berry from the airport. We are happy to …

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Australian Good Birding Guide

Guidebooks through the birdwatching destinations in Australia by Ted and Alex Wnorowski: Australian Good Birding Guide: NSW-ACT  Australian Good Birding Guide: Tasmania Australian Good Birding Guide: Victoria These comprehensive books will help the reader select and navigate through each State’s best birdwatching sites, whether well-known or less frequently visited, with …

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The Burrow at Wombat Bend B&B

Wombat Bend is a natural wildlife sanctuary. It lies in the heart of Victoria’s Yarra Valley, 65km north east of Melbourne.  Created by Bill Molyneux and Sue Forrester in 1980 from a flat treeless cow paddock, it now provides permanent habitat for over 100 species of native birds, together with …

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Tropical Treks

Explore the UNESCO Noosa Biosphere and Sub-tropical rainforest Hinterlands of Noosa and Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. The climate provides a region rich in plants and wildlife. We are specialists in small group, personalised guided bush walks, birdwatching and wildlife experiences. Dedicated to the preservation of the Wilderness and passionate about …

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Helinox Swivel Chair by Helinox

The Helinox Swivel chair is a lightweight (1.280kg) chair that allows easy set-up and is very useful for looking around as it really does swivel. Ideal on bush walks, bird walks or even just sitting down somewhere, and if you are camping this really would be invaluable. We have used …

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Rakhi Retreat

Rakhi Retreat provides peaceful accommodation and bird watching on the boundary of a native paperbark wet season lagoon and Eucalyptus woodland. You will have exclusive use of the 5acre property and it’s just 20 minutes drive from the world renowned birding site Fogg Dam. The property and those adjacent are …

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