Go Birding

An exquisite flash of colour, a beautiful song, a fleeting encounter with a tiny jewel, a momentary escape into nature; just a few of the many things that everyone can enjoy simply by learning to see, and hear, the birds that are all around us.

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New National Park for South Australia

On Friday, 27 October 2016 a new national park was proclaimed – Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary National Park—Winaityinaityi Pangkara. This new park extends from Parham in the north to Light Beach road in the south.

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  • Welcome to our new website! After months of hard work, we are proud to launch the go-to place for everything birding in South Australia.

  • Important notice: There will be no access to the Price Salt Fields until further notice.

Australian Magpie

With their striking black-and-white plumage, it is no wonder they are a favourite mascot of numerous footy teams and other organisations. Their carolling, even late at night, is one of the most Australian of sounds, and they are regarded as one of the best songbirds in the world. Both sexes sing and often do so together (carolling) or by taking turns (duetting). They can have a substantial repertoire which includes mimics of other birds and animals found in their territory. Sometimes they will sing for long periods on their own…

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