The North Queensland region boasts nearly 400 bird species. Townsville is at its centre and features the impressive Townsville Common Conservation Area, listed by eBird as Queensland’s #1 birding hotspot (by species count).
Top spots include:
- Townsville Common Conservation Area
- Tyto Wetlands, Ingham
- Ross River Dam
- Bushland Beach
- Alligator Creek
Handy bird-spots.com maps
Click for larger version, and see the individual posts for each hotspot for more contextual information.
Pleasant park in Townsville with many ducks and a few other birds too
Lovely palm-based botanic gardens in Townsville, with a little lagoon and some good birds and photography opportunities
Queensland’s number 1 birding hotspot does not disappoint! A huge area to explore with magnificent birds of all types