A Birding Weekend at Bruny for Australian Birdlife Magazine
How many birds can you see in just three days? Natasha Harris heads to Bruny Island for a long weekend to find out, and uncovers a whole lot more in the process.
When you work at BirdLife Australia, you keep company with some pretty formidable birders, and it’s hard not to judge your own skills and experience by comparison. What’s more, you hear and read about so many intriguing and incredible species that the urge to see them in the field only grows. My fledgling life list is a humble one, and very geographically limited, so last spring, when the chance to visit Bruny Island on a three-day birding trip came my way, I jumped at the chance.
Read more about Natasha's experience here.
Forty-spotted Pardalote photo by John Barkla. Subscribe to Australian Birdlife here.