Lord Howe Island Bird Week

Saturday 23 March 2019 (Biannual event)

Lord Howe Island is Australia's premier bird watching destination, with 14 species of seabirds breeding here in hundreds of thousands. The island also boasts more than 130 permanent and migratory bird species, among them the Lord Howe Island woodhen - a flightless endemic species saved from extinction by a local conservation effort.

Guided walks to sea bird colonies, boat trips to Ball's Pyramid and Roach Island, lectures on birds and current research, museum displays and bird photography sessions. Charges may apply for some activities. Oxley Travel, Lord Howe specialists, are offering all inclusive packages during bird week. Visit the website for full details.

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