Hobart Area Guided Birding
privately guided birding trips on request
Tasmania is Australia’s island state with spectacular scenery and varied habitats such as temperate rainforests, dry woodlands, coastal heathlands and moors, mountains, fast-flowing streams and wetlands and much more. Hobart and nearby Bruny Island are ideal locations from which to explore these regions. Let us arrange customised private guiding starting from your accommodation in or near Hobart: our guides have accompanied countless birdwatchers during more than twenty years.
Birding Tours in Hobart
There are no less than 12 endemics: Tasmanian Native Hen, Green Rosella, Dusky Robin, Tasmanian Thornbill, Scrubtit, Tasmanian Scrubwren, Yellow-throated Honeyeater, Black-headed Honeyeater, Strong-billed Honeyeater, Black Currawong, Yellow Wattlebird and Forty-spotted Pardalote, while Morepork and Tasmanian Masked Owl are near-endemics. The rare Orange-bellied Parrot and Swift Parrot can be seen with luck or persistence. Other good species include 5 species of Albatross visible from coastal lookouts or boat trips, Fairy Penguin, Black-faced Cormorant, Kelp Gull, Hooded Plover, Grey Goshawk (white morph), Flame, Scarlet & Pink Robin, Forest Raven and Beautiful Firetail.
A guided birding tour around Hobart is the best way to find most, if not all, of the area’s sought-after species. Nearby Bruny Island is a mini-Tasmania containing all endemics. Let us arrange your customised private guiding for one or more day, starting from and returning to your accommodation in or near Hobart.
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Birdlife in Hobart
- Scrubtit, Green Rosella, Pink Robin
- Tasmanian Thornbill, Tasmanian Scrubwren
- Yellow-throated & Black-headed Honeyeater
- Strong-billed Honeyeater, Black Currawong
- Forty-spotted Pardalote, Yellow Wattlebird
- Dusky Robin, Tasmanian Native-hen
- Kelp Gull, Hooded Plover
- Swift Parrot, Grey Goshawk
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