Birdwatching Tours

Perth Birds and Bush provide half-day or full day birdwatching tours departing from Perth or Fremantle. Choose either a 4 hour, 5 hour or 8 hour birdwatching tour. Tours include morning tea or afternoon tea. 

Standard Birdwatching Tours:

Big Birding Day: On this tour we visit a wide range of habitats to see a large variety of water and bush birds. We will visit the Jarrah/Marri forest of the Darling Range and foothills to look for many of the southwest Australian endemic bush bird species that can be found in Perth. We also visit two important lakes and the Swan River for water birds and other bush birds. More Information

Big Birding Half Day: On this tour we visit the Jarrah/Marri forest of the Darling Range and foothills to look for many of the southwest Australian endemic bush bird species that can be found in Perth. We also visit an important lake for water birds and other bush birds. More information

Endemics Bush Birding Day: Your specialist birding guide will show you a diverse selection of key birds in the Jarrah-Marri forests of the Darling Range and the Wandoo woodlands further east. You will be guided on comfortable walks at each location. More information

Specialist Tours:

Perth Birds and Bush can tailor your bird tour to your needs by targeting certain species. 

Tours can be paid in cash (including electronic funds transfer pre tour payment) or by Visa card or Mastercard. Tour costs are as follows:

  • 4 HOUR BIRDWATCHING TOUR: $180 for the first person, additional people $60 each. Maximum of 4 people. Includes morning or afternoon tea.
  • 5 HOUR BIRDWATCHING TOUR: $220 for the first person, additional people $70 each. Maximum of 4 people. Includes morning or afternoon tea.
  • 8 HOUR BIRDWATCHING TOUR: $350 for the first person, additional people $100 each. Maximum of 4 people. Includes morning or afternoon tea.

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Over 190 bird species can be found in the Perth area. Perth bird checklist IOC 2020

Some of the Southwest Australian endemic species found in Perth:

Carnaby’s Black Cockatoo
Western Rosella
Western Rosella
Western Wattlebird
Western Wattlebirds
Baudin's Black-Cockatoo
Baudin’s Black-Cockatoo
Red-winged Fairy-wren
Gilberts (Western White-naped) Honeyeater is an uncommon bird in Perth.
Gilberts (Western White-naped) Honeyeater
Red-capped Parrot
Red-capped Parrots
Western Spinebill
Western Spinebill
Western Whistler
Western (Golden) Whistler

The galleries below show images of nearly all of the birds found in and near to Perth:

Seabirds

Wilson's Storm Petrel
Wilson’s Storm-Petrel

Waterbirds and Raptors

Black-shouldered Kite

Shorebirds, Gulls and Terns

Red-kneed Dotterel

Bushbirds

Rainbow Bee-eaters are common in Perth during Spring and Summer.
Rainbow Bee-eater