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KATHERINE BIRD FESTIVAL

KATHERINE BIRD FESTIVAL

Thursday 12th September - Sunday 15th September

Categories: Events , Featured Events , Birding , Community Event

Are you a bird lover wanting to adventure out in the open to spot the beautiful bird species we have in Katherine?

Join us for all or just some of the great activities over the 4 days of fun, nature appreciation and education .

Sign up to the programm that suits you.

 

Thursday 12th – Sunday 15th September


Katherine Bird Festival


LOCATION: Various – refer to flyer
Brief: Various events running over 4 days. Includes dawn bird viewings, sunset viewings, Boat Tours and bushwalks throughout various locations in the Katherine Region
Tickets: Must be purchased through Katherine Visitor Information Centre
$20.00 registrations fee or Free registration when booking the Dawn boat tour

 

12 September


WHAT: Information Session & Networking – hosted by Mick Jerram & Marc Gardner
WHERE: Nitmiluk Campgrounds Pool
WHEN: 7.00pm – 8.30pm
COST: FREE (with registration)
DETAIL: Jatti Poolside Bistro will be open for Dinner, Drinks & Snacks


13 September


WHAT: Sunrise Bird Watch
WHERE: Pick-up/ Drop-off @ Katherine Visitors Centre
WHEN: 5.00am (Pick up), 7.00am (Drop off)
COST: FREE (with registration)
DETAIL: Travel with your specialized bird host to a remote area for a sunrise viewing.
BYO- water, binoculars, shoes


WHAT: Sunset Bird Watch
WHERE: Manbullo Homestead
WHEN: 5.30pm – 8.00pm
COST: FREE (with registration)
DETAIL: An evening to enjoy a drink while the sunset birds take to the skies.
BYO beverages, camp chair
Platters and nibbles provided

 

14 September


WHAT: Dawn Water Hole Counts
WHERE: Pick-up/ Drop-off @ Katherine Visitors Centre
WHEN: 5.30am (Pick up), 10.30am (Drop off)
COST: FREE (with registration)
DETAIL: Travel with your specialized guide for a unique dawn water hole bird viewing/ count.

 

WHAT: Bird Spotting Gorge Tour
WHERE: meet at the Nitmiluk Boat Jetty 15 mins prior to departure
WHEN: 6.30am – 8.30am
COST: $60.00pp
DETAIL: A Dawn boat tour for Bird spotting.
Breakfast snack & Tea/ Coffee included

 

WHAT: Habitat Enhancement (AM)
WHERE: Pick-up/ Drop-off @ Nitmiluk Visitors Centre
WHEN: 7.00am (Pick up), 9.00am (Drop off)
COST: FREE (with registration)
DETAIL: Learn about birds habitats and nesting behaviours as you check and place nesting boxes on a short bush walk.

 

WHAT: Bird Watching & Bushwalk (AM)
WHERE: Nitmiluk Cultural Site (Park Entrance)
WHEN: 7.00am - 9.00am
COST: FREE (with registration)
DETAIL: This self-drive event gives you the opportunity to come and go as you please. Stop in and our bird specialist.

 

WHAT: Habitat Enhancement (PM)
WHERE: Pick-up/ Drop-off @ Nitmiluk Visitors Centre
WHEN: 4.00am (Pick up), 6.00am (Drop off)
COST: FREE (with registration)
DETAIL: Learn about birds habitats and nesting behaviours as you check and place nesting boxes on a short bush walk.

 

WHAT: Bird Watching & Bushwalk (PM)
WHERE: Nitmiluk Cultural Site (Park Entrance)
WHEN: 5.30pm – 6.30pm
COST: FREE (with registration)
DETAIL: This self-drive event gives you the opportunity to come and go as you please. Stop in and our bird specialist.

 

15 September


WHAT: Bird Spotting Gorge Tour
WHERE: meet at the Nitmiluk Boat Jetty 15 mins prior to departure
WHEN: 6.30am – 8.30am
COST: $60.00pp
DETAIL: A Dawn boat tour for Bird spotting.
Breakfast snack & Tea/ Coffee included

 

WHAT: Bird Watching & Bushwalk (AM)
WHERE: Nitmiluk Cultural Site (Park Entrance)
WHEN: 7.00am - 9.00am
COST: FREE (with registration)
DETAIL: This self-drive event gives you the opportunity to come and go as you please. Stop in and our bird specialist.

 

WHAT: Bird Watching & Bushwalk (PM)
WHERE: Nitmiluk Cultural Site (Park Entrance)
WHEN: 5.30pm – 6.30pm
COST: FREE (with registration)
DETAIL: This self-drive event gives you the opportunity to come and go as you please. Stop in and our bird specialist.

 

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