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International Birdfair U.K. 2018

Rutland Waters U.K. August 2018. For 3 days in August, birdwatchers from around the world descend on this idyllic part of England. Great Northern Tours guide David, took the opportunity to attend and chat to many visitors about the birding opportunities not only in North... read more...

Cape York-July

A recent 9 day birding tour of Cape York was successfully completed in mid July. All the targeted Lakefield and Iron Range specials were located, with a few extra highlights. Good views were had of Black Falcon and Black-breasted Buzzard in Lakefield, with good showings of... read more...

Tasmanian 'Birding' trip.

Our Great Northern Tours guide has been fortunate enough to escape the Cooktown wet season and enjoy a southern sojourn to some lovely birding hotspots in Tasmania.   A highlight was definitely a day trip (flight) down to Melaleuca in the south west corner.... read more...

Wet Season Visitors

The wet season has finally arrived in the Cooktown area, with more than 300mm falling in the last week. Our regular New Guinea migratory birds have began their nesting activities with the beautiful Buff- breasted Kingfisher's busy at their termite mound... read more...

Birding Tours- 2016 overview

Looking forwards to a great 2017 'Birding' year, after enjoying some fantastic tours into Cape York and Queenslands Gulf Country, in 2016. Some of the birding highlights included, several successful trips through Lakefield and Iron Range National Parks, truly iconic Cape York... read more...