Mount Isa Grasswrens Short Birding and Photography Tour

The area around Mount Isa is where the outback meets the sub-tropics which results in a great variety of sought-after birds, not in the least two unique species of Grasswrens: Kalkadoon and Carpentarian. The landscape of savannah plains with scattered trees to rocky spinifex-clad ridges is crisscrossed by creeks and rivers, often dry but remaining waterholes attract finches, parrots and honeyeaters. During this long weekend of birding we aim to see, besides the Grasswrens, Spinifexbird, Spinifex Pigeon, Painted Finch, Pictorella Mannikin, Chestnut-breasted Munia, Cloncurry Ringneck, Grey-headed Honeyeater, Little Woodswallow, Black-throated Tree-creeper, Varied Lorikeet, Paperbark Flycatcher, Spotted Bowerbird and many more. Creeks and other waterbodies will provide chances of Plumed Whistling Ducks, Comb-crested Jacana, Green Pygmy Goose and other waterfowl, as well as Purple-necked Rock-wallaby and
Freshwater Crocodile and we even have a chance of the enigmatic Grey Falcon.

We’ll stay in the same accommodation throughout the trip so we can take daily drives out to the various birding locations. We have secured access to some new birding sites exclusively for this trip. The rewards will be some of Australia’s most sought-after outback species, wonderful scenery and great camaraderie. Spaces are limited. Read on below to whet your appetite!

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Pricing
  • AU$1999 per person
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    Included:
    accommodation and all meals, transport, expert guiding, entry fees, taxes.

    Not included:
    drinks, personal expenses, tips, pre- and post-tour accommodation/meals.

    Price based on double or twin-share occupancy. Single occupancy attracts a surcharge.

  • $99 Earlybird discount
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    Earlybird discount of $99 applies for bookings received up to 6 months prior to departure.

  • Return-client discount
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    Book a tour within 12 months of your last tour and receive 4% off your second tour, 6% off your third tour, 8% off your fourth tour and 10% off your 5th tour. If your bookings are made within 3 months of each other for tours that take place within the same calendar year, discount applies to the cheaper tour(s). Discounts are subject to change at any time at the discretion of Bellbird Tours Pty Ltd.

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