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Address: Mossman, Queensland 4873 , Australia
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Absolutely wonderful day birding with Del! A birder's dream day of birding!

My husband and I went on the Friday birding trip in Feb 2017 with Del and had an absolutely fantastic and highly successful day. Del really knows where different species hang out... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2017
Barb B
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

My husband and I went on the Friday birding trip in Feb 2017 with Del and had an absolutely fantastic and highly successful day. Del really knows where different species hang out and took us to many different places to find them. His knowledge of birds, wildlife and the area is amazing. The Mossman/Port Douglas/ Daintree area is a great... More 

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Daintree
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

I spent a day with Del traveling to many different environments. (From the coast, urban areas, golf courses, through farm land, to high in the mountains and to the shores of a huge lake). We saw many, many species of birds. A most enjoyable and informative day.

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Thank Dan I
Melbourne
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Reviewed 22 January 2017

I had a great day birding with Del - I gave him a wish list of birds I wanted to see and he was able to show me most of them. He was extremely generous with his time and knowledge and provided a real insight into the area, and particularly the birds. I will never forget my first sightings of... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 22 January 2017

Three years ago my wife and I spent a day birding with Del, this time we took the Mt Lewis half day tour hoping to see a variety of new birds. Del did not disappoint, 13 lifers in one day! The icing on the cake is of course Del, his knowledge of birds, understanding of the bush and how easily... More 

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Thank Ant B
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

We booked this tour to see birds in the Mossman region. In fact we saw a lot of birds but most of them out of the car window. We would have loved to have a bit of walks and experience the environment.Most of the time Del did not switch on the aircon so it was terribly hot in the car.... More 

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Thank Angie D
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Reviewed 1 December 2016

We were in Australia for a birding holiday. As we were spending a few days in the rain forest lowlands, we booked for Del's full-day excursion to the drier savannah woodlands. We saw lots of interesting birds and we enjoyed Del's company and commentary. We appreciated that Del stretched out the day until the late afternoon light was no longer... More 

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Thank snowgeese
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

The focus of my Australian travel experience was to see the beautiful creatures that fill the air and the sea. I spent quite a bit of time searching out a guide during the planning stage and couldn't be more thrilled in finding and experiencing a tour with Del. Del has extensive ornithological experience. He has an in depth knowledge of... More 

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Thank Lori R
Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

I was picked up by coach from Cairns and taken north to meet Del who was waiting for me to start our Fine Feather Tours Birding safari. We had a full day of chasing down rainbow bee eaters, tawny frogmouths, the Victoria riflebird, the superb fruit dove rainbow lorikeets, and more. We saw the great bower bird. We even saw... More 

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Thank APMontreal
Hobart, Australia
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

My wife and I had a truly memorable 1/2 day tour (7 hours!) with Del to Mt Lewis. Del went out of his way to ensure that not only did we see as many birds as possible, but also did his best to ensure that we had a really good education in identifying similar looking birds. I can not rate... More 

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Thank David O
Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Del has an Australian wide reputation as one of the.best birders in the country. He guides birding groups from other countries, notably the audubon society from Oregon. Over the day we drove about 100 km and covered port douglas town, beaches, Lake Mitchell, Mountain region. And rain forest. We saw 81 species and 3 rarities. He's patient, knows just where... More 

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