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British Birdfair August 2017 ‘Come and say G’Day’

Come and say G’day to Luke and Sarah on the Outback Australia’s Northern Territory stand in Marquee 3, Stand 3-4 and don’t miss Luke’s lecture on the opening day in Lecture Marquee 2. Luke Paterson – Exploring the Key Biodiversity

Newsletter Highlights and Touring Specials

2016 Newsletter Highlights and Touring Specials 2015 Newsletter Highlights

Professional Services and Achievements

Professional Services and Achievements: Luke’s efforts in delivering excellent detail and contribution to reputable tourism have not gone unnoticed. Luke is a well-know face of tourism in the Northern Territory, show casing what this diverse landscape has to offer on

New Ownership for NT Bird Specialists

After operating NT Bird Specialists since 1999, it is time for Mike and Gina to hand over to Luke Paterson. Luke  is a terrific person , an acclaimed bird and nature guide and has a great future in sharing the

The White Morph of the Grey Goshawk (Accipiter novaehollandiae).

                         The White Morph of the Grey Goshawk (Accipiter novaehollandiae).           This is a favourite bird of the Top End Tour. It is a strongly built, medium-sized bird of prey. White Goshawks are about 40–55 cm

The British Bird Fair

The British Bird Fair Described as the birdwatcher’s Glastonbury, The British Birdwatching Fair is jointly organised by the Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust and the RSPB. Birdfair encompasses the whole spectrum of the birdwatching industry whilst at the same time supporting

Landscapes of the Top End

While looking for the birds of the Top End with Luke Paterson of NT Bird Specialists you will see the diverse range of environments of the area. Moving across the area you will experience a variety of different ecosystems, including,

Highlights of our tour with NT Bird Specialists

We did have a wonderful holiday on the four day Top End bird watching tour with Luke Paterson from NT Bird Specialists. We have made lots of wonderful memories and got lots of lovely photos of different birds that we

2013 New Website

2013 WOW! A new refreshing website for our old friends and new clients to follow the NT Bird Specialists activities on. Our interactive facebook page will allow you to report your wonderful findings and add photos to our site. We

Roger Powell (Professional photographer) UK

Roger Powell came to visit Mary River Park as an independent traveler in 2004. He arrived in an old sedan car. This was not the best vehicle to use to get to the birding sites of this wilderness region! Mike

Rene Ebersole, (editor of Audubon Magazine)

In 2005 Rene Ebersole, editor of Audubon Magazine wrote about Mike’s 5 day tour of the Mary River Wetlands and the Kakadu National Park in the July – August 2006 issue of the Audubon Magazine – The Original Oz.  In

Dr Jean, Author/Photographer & Denise Léveillé, Canada

Dr Jean (author/ photographer) and Denise Léveillé came to visit Mary River Park in the Northern Territory in August 1999. They came especially for Mike to show them the birds of the Top End. See Jean’s photo selection on the