There's a lot going on for Kakadu Bird Week from 25 Sep to 2 Oct 2021. Hosted by Kakadu National Park, there are more events than you can squawk at. The Kakadu National Park is a bird lover's paradise, homing more than a third of Australia's bird species. This makes it the perfect place to discover and learn all about the unique species of birds living in this magical part of the world, which is dual World Heritage-listed for both its natural and cultural values.
In the timeframe of this event, visitors and viewers will be treated to specialist lectures, cultural events and some of Australia's best bird watching. Why not be an early bird and subscribe and be the first to get updates on Bird Week events.
You'll find all the events listed on the website and the Facebook event page. September is perfect timing for this event as it is Biodiversity Month and its aims are to promote the importance of protecting, conserving and improving biodiversity both within Australia and across the world. This is to ensure our important environments and habitats are preserved for future generations of Australians to appreciate and enjoy. Check out Kakadu National Park's Facebook for interesting content of some interesting, weird and wonderful species you might not have heard of, that live in or visit Kakadu; featured for Biodiversity Month.
Amongst all the events like Venture North Safaris - a four day birdwatching tour of Kakadu and Litchfield National Parks where you can experience some of the best birdwatching sites with a knowledgeable guide; an event that only takes a maximum of just 6 guests, there are some interesting workshops as well.
Workshops like the Traditional Painting Workshop with renowned artist Jacqueline Cahill, a Ngombur/Muburkala woman who works as a ranger at Kakadu National Park. Gain insight into this cultural tradition practiced for thousands of years. There's also the Cockatoo Wood Carving and Painting Workshop with renowned artists and sculptors, Irene Henry & Harold Goodman. They'll be demonstrating how they carve and paint their phenomenal cockatoos.
Do go through these gorgeous events where you can be one with nature and the birds and enjoy Birds of the Never Never, Wilderness Escapes, Yellow Water Birdwatching Cruises and so much more during Bird Week.