bird watching in the capertee valley

Combine Birdwatching & Romance & Glamping

Sulphur Crested Cockatoo

Sulphur Crested Cockatoo

willy wagtail bird watching

willy wagtail bird watching

kookaburra bird watching

kookaburra bird watching

Gang Gang cockatoo bird watching

Gang Gang cockatoo bird watching

Lorrikeets bird watching

Lorrikeets bird watching

Birds spotted by one of our regular campers in one weekend includes White-face Heron, a Collared Sparrowhawk, a Brown Falcon and a Moorhen and Wedgetail Eagles abound.

 

The parrot population at Turon Gates is incredible with rare Gang-Gangs, Galahs, Sulphur-crested Cockatoos, Australian King Parrots, Crimson and Eastern Rosellas and Grass Parrots that are all often sighted and  you will always often see Australian Wood Ducks and Black Ducks with their little train of babies following them gently downstream.

 

Kookaburras are very common and popular you will hear their laughter every evening around sunset. Fan-tail Cuckoos, Kingfishers, White-Throated Treecreepers, Fairy Wrens, Scrubwrens, Yellow Thornbills are commonly sighted together with Friarbirds, Yellow-faced Honeyeaters, White-Eared Honeyeaters, Rufous Whistlers and your Willie Wagtails, White-winged Trillers and Woodswallows and Grey Butcherbirds. The pigeon family is represented by both the Bronze Wing and Top Notch variety.

 

The Australian Magpie, Pied Currawong, Australian Ravens are common birds in our area, Red-brown Finches, House Sparrows, altogether there is at least 70 varieties of bush birds that join the amazing bush life at Turon Gates, NSW.