Birdwatching Cairns Accommodation
Cairns bird watching is very popular at Yorkeys Knob at the Villa Marine Holiday Apartments which adjoins a unique rainforest and wetlands alive with many varieties of birds.
Cairns Bird Watching Locations: Villa Marine is located just 10 minutes north of Cairns at Yorkeys Knob. The Cairns Birdwatching Club and Cairns Birdwatching tours often visit Yorkeys Knob because of the huge range of bird habitats.
Bird habitats in Yorkeys Knob include:
1. The rainforest adjoining Villa Marine Holiday Apartments provide a unique environment to view many Cairns bird species from your apartment.
2. The Yorkeys Knob Lagoon is a favorite location a huge number of bird species, just 5 minutes walk from Villa Marine.
3. The foreshore beach which is just 50 metres from Villa Marine Holiday Apartments
4. The inlet mouth at Yorkeys Knob Creek is also an excellent place to view many wading birds and sea eagles.
5. The newly opened Cattana Wetlands at Yorkeys Knob is just 5 minutes away by car.
Cairns Birdwatching Facilities and Information:
Peter, the Villa Marine Holiday Apartments’ manager, studied under Ken Simpson (author of Birds of Australia) and can provide you with local knowledge on Cairns birding and North Queensland birding locations. Also we are members of Birds of Australia and are an award winner from Cairns Tourism Association. Our extensive tour and information office has one of the largest ranges of Cairns birding tours and Cairns wildlife tours in the region. We can also organize reef trips to Michelmas Cay — a noted seabird sanctuary.
Free Facilities Available to Guests
Reference books, Binoculars, Cairns birding tour information and booking, Cairns Birds Found at Villa Marine.
Just some of the North Queensland birds found at Villa Marine:
Australian Brush-Turkey, Peaceful Dove , Spotted Turtle-Dove, Fork-tailed swift , Emerald Dove, Australian Pelican, Pied Imperial Pigeon, White Faced Heron , Papuan Frogmouth, Royal Spoonbill, Australian White-Ibis, Black Kite, Straw-necked Ibis, Bush Stone-Curlew, Sulphur-crested Cockatoo, Whistling Kite, Rainbow Lorikeet, Helmet Friar Bird , Double-eyed Fig-Parrot, Laughing Kookaburra, Rainbow Bee-Eater, Galah, Yellow-spotted Honeyeater, Pacific Golden Plover , Brown-backed Honeyeater, Welcome Swallow, Black Butcherbird, Willie Wagtail, Magpie Lark, Metallic Starling, Olive-backed Sunbird an others. Compiled by Birds Australia North Queensland Branch.
Bird Lists for Cairns and Environs;
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