Birding South West
Customised birdwatching tours designed and conducted primarily in the South West region of Western Australia but also in other parts of Australia by request.
These range from half-day tempters right through to fully accommodated 16 day expeditions as well as personalised tours looking for particular species or to specific locations. Click here to see current tours available.
The South West of Western Australia is home to 16 endemic species:
Carnaby's (Short-billed) and Baudin's (Long-billed) Black-Cockatoos, Western Corella, Red-capped Parrot and Western Rosella;
Western Wattlebird, Western Spinebill and Gilbert's Honeyeater (split from White-naped)
Red-winged Fairywren, Red-eared Firetail, Western Thornbill, Western Fieldwren and White-breasted Robin;
and the infamous Noisy Scrub-bird, Western Bristlebird and the newly split Black-throated Whipbird (from Western).
In addition there are various endemic sub-species and races to be found of birds such as:
Southern Emuwren, White-cheeked Honeyeater and (Western) Crested Shrike-tit.
Other sought-after species found locally include near-endemics:
Western Yellow Robin, Western Whistler (split from Golden), Blue-breasted Fairywren and Rufous Treecreeper.
as well as:
both Elegant & Rock Parrot