Photo Credit: Don Fuchs, Australian Geographic
Luke Paterson, Australian Bird Guide
Luke’s professional tools of the trade includes:
- Binoculars Leica Ultravid 10×50
- Spotting scope Swarovski – 20-60x magnification
- Camera Canon EOS 1DX II Body, Canon EF 24-70mm f2.8L USM II Zoom, Canon EF 2X III Extender, Canon EF 400mm F2.8L IS USM II Lens
Unrivalled in local bird guiding skill and expertise
Our specialist bird guide, Luke Paterson, finds guests their target species and experiences using 19 years of local guiding expertise in the region. Luke Paterson is one of Australia’s best bird guides and is based in Darwin, Northern Territory. Luke has built his reputation and industry experience by guiding exceptional tours in remote outback Northern Territory, Western Australia (Kimberley Region) and Sri Lanka.
Luke’s knowledge of the natural and cultural environments of these areas is immense. Luke’s attention to detail and amazing ability to spot wildlife has earned him a reputation for having ‘hawk-eyes’. Guests and past employees commend his professionalism, reliability and great company on tour. Having met and worked with so many people, Luke is highly adaptable and exceptionally deliver his work in ways that suit everyone’s needs, whether it be bird and wildlife guiding or ecotourism and research advisory service provision.