For guests with a particular interest in birdlife – the Top End has an abundance of birds – over 280 species. At Bamurru Plains Safari Camp don’t miss the natural spectacle of Magpie Geese which are estimated to be around 3.5 million in the Top End. Also at Bamurru you may find the elusive Great Heron on Sandpan Creek, and a walk through the paperbark will present opportunities to see a number of Owls including the Barking Owl, Mopoke Owl, Frogmouth Owl also a variety of honeyeaters and numerous species of raptors.
Also a Yellow Water Cruise is vital for the keen birder for the sheer variety including the Kingfisher family, Jacanas and Jabiru storks. The beautiful Brolga can also be seen on a drive into Arnhemland mid year. And of course the Blue winged Kookaburra, red tailed black cockatoo, sulphur crested cockatoo and many more. So pack your crazily expensive camera and your giant lenses and let us show you bird heaven in the Top End.