Map of Destinations for Australasia

Birding Australasia

Australia never disappoints! © Stefan Krasowski:WIKIPEDIA Commons

Australia © Stefan Krasowski:WIKIPEDIA Commons

Birding Destinations in Australasia

New Caledonia

New Caledonia

New Caledonia a a remarkable island located about 1,000 km east of Australia. In addition to the exceptionally interesting Kagu (of a monotypic family), the island hosts one of the most extraordinary aggregations of endemic birds, as well as several endemic mammals and reptiles.
Australia

Australia

Fully 80% of Australia’s plants and animal species are endemic, including 350 of the continent’s 950 bird species and five endemic families—the Casuariidae (emu), Pedionomidae (Plains Wanderer); Menuridae (Lyrebirds); Atriachornithidae (Scrub-birds); and Dasyornithidae (Bristlebirds).
Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea

Literally half of New Guinea’s birds are found nowhere else – 399 endemics lurking in this huge, tropical island, including a few dozen species of Birds-of-Paradise, arguably the most spectacular birds on the planet.