Birding Information

Birdlife International Bird Links to the World
Their site provides a map, covers number of bird species and endemics plus a checklist, general country information, general web pages, bird pictures, and birding and individual trip reports.

Birding Sites
A special report written for Tina MacDonald's excellent site.


Accommodation at "INALA" on Bruny Island off of Hobart comprises a self-contained, 3-bedroom farm cottage (RAC 4 star rating), which is set in idyllic surroundings next to a tree-lined stream in a private setting, with views of the South Bruny Ranges and tall eucalypt forest. The cottage is located in a secluded area where wildlife (especially birds) can be viewed with relative ease. Choose from self-catering to fully-catered options. Inala is home to almost 90 bird species (including all 12 of the Tasmanian endemic species), almost 40 species of native terrestrial orchids, an amazing diversity of plant species and several species of mammals, reptiles and amphibians.

Tours and Guides

Nature Tours of Bruny Island. Small and personal flora, fauna and specialized bird tours guided by a professional biologist and resident of Bruny Island Experience the natural beauty, tranquillity and diversity of this special part of Tasmania, Australia The choice is yours...from half-day, full-day or several days duration (night tours and tours to other Tasmanian destinations are available).

The Travelling Naturalist
This British Company is a small, specialist tour operator, with a simple aim - to provide the most enjoyable guided wildlife holidays possible! Many of their leaders while all round naturalist are first and foremost birders. They offer trips to Eastern Australia and Tasmania.


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Updated 01/20/05