Here is the information on the cattle drive. Thankyou for your help.
Experience the ultimate Australian adventure in The Great Australian Outback
Cattle Drive 2005. Taking place along the legendary Birdsville Track, the
event is held over six unforgettable weeks, 30 April - 11 June 2005.
Packages vary between four and six days for up to four stages.
The Birdsville Track is home to some of Australia's unique bird life with a
number of areas along the track that are a real treat for the avid bird
watcher, including Derwent River, Warburton River, and Clayton River. There
are over 150 different bird species found in this area, depending on the
weather conditions. Birds species that could been seen on the Cattle Drive
include the Eyrean and Grey Grasswren, Gibber, Orange, Crimson and Yellow
Chat, Flock Bronzewing, Grey Falcon and Brown Falcon, Letter-winged Kite,
Cinnamon Quail-thrush, Pink-eared Duck, Black-breasted Buzzard, Spotted
Harrier, Australian Bustard, Black-fronted Dotterel, Inland Dotterel,
Australian Pratincole, Diamond Dove, Budgerigar, Blue Bonnet, Bourke's
Parrot, Horsfield's Bronze Cuckoo, White Blacked Swallow, White-winged
Triller, Crested Bellbird, Chirruping Wedgebill, White-winged Fairy-wren,
Pied Honeyeater, Little Woodswallow, Wedge-tailed Eagle, Zebra Finch, Black
Kites, Crested Pigeons, and Galahs . Come across some of the most unique
geographical landscape that Australia has to offer, and feel the spiritual
heart of Australia. Hear stories of the Aboriginal Dreaming and culture
that shaped this vast land, along with the pioneering struggles and history
of this area.
Drove hundreds of cattle across 514 kilometres on horseback. All levels of
riders are welcome, as some of Australia's most experienced drovers will be
there to lend a hand. Over night you will stay in a village of superior
tents, with excellent facilities including hot showers and flushing toilets,
a bar, and unique Australian campfire cooking.
For more information visit www.cattledrive.southaustralia.com
<http://www.cattledrive.southaustralia.com> or if in Australia phone 1300
South Australian Tourism Commission
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