Bird Watching

birdwatching cairnsBird life in Far North Queensland is considered by many to be the most beautiful and exotic in Australia. Cool Waters Holiday Park is uniquely located in a quiet rainforest area with huge trees and flowing freshwater creeks – the perfect environment for birds.

For bird watching enthusiasts, Cool Waters Holiday Park is an excellent venue. From your caravan, tent, or cabin you are able to view the antics of over fifty recognised species of birds. There is an up to date list of all the species available from the office.

Some of the birds we have seen at the property recently:

  • Australian Brush Turkey
  • Black Butcherbird,
  • Blue-winged Kookaburra,
  • Chestnut-Breasted Mannikin,
  • Common Myna,
  • Black-faced Cuckoo Shrike,
  • White-bellied Cuckoo Shrike,
  • Darter,
  • Double-eyed Fig Parrot,
  • Dove, Bar-shouldered
  • Dove, Diamond
  • Dove, Emerald
  • Dove, Peaceful
  • Dove, Spotted Turtle
  • Wompoo
  • Figbird
  • Magpie-Lark
  • Honeyeater, Dusky
  • Honeyeater, Graceful
  • Honeyeater, White-throated
  • Honeyeater, Yellow
  • Honeyeater, Yellow-Spotted
  • Indian Mynah Bird
  • Kite, Brahminy
  • Kite Whistling
  • Kookaburra, Laughing
  • Large-Billed Greygone
  • Leaden Flycatcher
  • Metallic Starling
  • Mistletoe Bird
  • Noisy Friarbird
  • Helmeted Friarbird
  • Gray Fantail
  • Nankeen Night Heron
  • Oriole
  • Green-winged Pigeon
  • Olive-backed Oriole
  • Yellow Osprey
  • Pied Imperial Pigeon
  • Rainbow Bee-Eater
  • Rainbow Lorikeet
  • Silvereye
  • Spangled Drongo
  • Sparrow, House
  • Spotted Catbird
  • Straw-necked Ibis
  • Sulphur-Crested Cockatoo
  • White-Breasted Woodswallow
  • Willie Wagtail
  • Yellow-Bellied Sunbird