Mornington Station – now a
conservation property – is an excellent destination. It is south of
the Gibb River Road,
I think about one good day’s drive from Derby. You need 4WD to get in, but we got
ticks there for:
As well as seeing many, many others on the
They have a website – search on
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Subject: [BIRDING-AUS] RFI - Broom
and the Kimberley's
heading to Broome in Late-June for 10 days, and i'm trying to plan an itinerary
to make the best of my time and see (and hopefully photograph) most of the
specialties of that area of the world. I've researched around the Broome/Derby
area, but i'd like to hear of some of the must go sites in Broome, the
Kimberley's, and areas outside Broome that produce species that cant be seen
around town, and also places that might prove good for photography?
not sure if i'll be able to make it up to the Mitchell plateau, but would love
to see Black Grasswren. Is there any sites in the west kimberleys that
are fairly reliable?
also after sites for Purple-Crowned Fairy Wren, Pictorella Mannikin, Painted
Finch, Grey-Headed/Grey-Fronted Honeyeater, Yellow Chat, Yellow Wagtail,
Red-browed Pardolote, all the local pigeons and doves (spinifex pigeon), Black
Breasted Buzzard, Letter Winged Kite, and Ground Cuckoo-shrike.
there any little ringed plovers or gargarney's around at the moment?
what is need to arrange access to the derby and broome sewerage farms?
mant questions..but if anyone can help me with any of these queries, i'd be