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Everything you need for birding in Australia.

  • Discount bird books
  • Bird CD's, DVD's
  • Gluepot items
  • Trip planning services

    Planning your independent birding trip starts right here! Rather than joining a tour or hiring a guide, you may prefer to plan your own independent birding trip. But where to start? Trawling the internet for hours searching for trip reports, estimating travel distances and time, searching for suitable accommodation... it may lead to frustration, if not already during the planning phase of your trip, certainly in the field. No doubt you've experienced the "if only I'd known that..." situation at times! Our trip planning service is here to take that hassle and uncertainty away from you. You can use as much or as little of our expertise to assist you in planning your trip. A bit of advice via an email or two - no hassle and no charge! Or if you would like a more comprehensive trip planning service, we'd be pleased to assist you. And through our partnership with TravelManagers we can even book any or all aspects of your trip, for you.                                                        

    All you need to do is:

  • give us your wish list (birds and anything else)
  • let us know how much time you have, and when
  • let us know the type of accommodation you want ie. camping,backpackers,self-catering, B&B, hotels etc.
  • let us know if you want a local guide in any particular area or for any particular species


  • What happens next:

  • First we offer you one or more free sample itineraries
  • We will then give you a costing for preparing the itinerary you choose
  • The itinerary will include any or all of the below, depending on your wishes:
  • provide information about the places you are going to be visiting
  • travel times, routes and directions - including Google map links
  • contact details for accommodation as required
  • or we can book any or all of your accommodation for you
  • suggested transport options
  • or we can book any or all of your transport needs (including hire cars and flights) as required
  • arrange a local guide where required (if available)
  • provide a bird list for the area you are visiting
  • provide mud maps for the best bird sites in the areas you are visiting                                                                   


  • If you feel we can help you in any way with your itinerary please contact us. A bit of advice via an email or two - no hassle and no charge! For more detailed trip planning services, you'll find our fees very reasonable and we would be pleased to share our expertise in this area with you.

    Aus Bird Finder

    Aus Bird Finder

    The Complete Guide to Finding the Birds of Australia  By Richard & Sarah Thomas, Alan McBride,...

    Details Buy - $43.95

    Please inquire as early as you can: the Australian spring season (Sept - Dec) is always very busy.             


    Black-eared Miner (c) G Chapman    Short-tailed Grasswren (c) G Etherington    Chestnut Quail-thrush (c) D Roberson

    SA Birding Site Guide

    SA Birding Site Guide

    A Birdwatching Guide to South Australia (e-book) NEW: 2012 REVISION   By P Waanders...

    Details Buy - $24.99
    Resources for independent birders

    For the independent birder we offer a range of resources, including free birding site guides, up-to-date practical trip planning info, and the opportunity to purchase where-to-find guides to make your birding trip as efficient as possible.              Or use our trip planning service

  • Free birding site info is available for the following areas:

  • south-west Western Australia      South Australia      the Outback      the Red Centre     



  • Where-to-find books are available for the following areas:

  • south-west Western Australia      South Australia      the Outback      Victoria      Tasmania     



  • Other links of interest:

  • Outback road conditions        Gluepot birding        Trip planning service

    Birdlines: South Aust Vic Tas West Aust NT

    Weather:  South Aust Vic Tas West Aust NT

    Mallee Birds CD

    Mallee Birds CD

    CD: Birds of Mallee scrubland. The only CD to feature calls of most birds found at Birds Australia's...

    Details Buy - $24.99

    Searching for Short-tailed Grasswren

    Mini loudspeaker

    Mini loudspeaker

    Mini Loudspeaker - Radioshack. Highly recommended by profesional birdwatchers...

    Details Buy - $43.95
           

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