Where is a good place to go bird-watching?

Birds are plentiful in NSW. Any reserve or park presents opportunities for bird-watching.

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Recommended locations

A few particularly good places for bird-watching are:

Sydney & surrounds



  • Capertee Valley located 3 hours north-west of Sydney, this is the world's second largest canyon and home to more species of birds than anywhere else in the Southern Hemisphere.

Birdwatching tips

Birdlife Australia offers useful resources for birdwatchers:

Birds found in NSW

Birdlife Australia also offers listings of birds, searchable by type, location or name.

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