Enjoy Bird Watching at Mount Glorious Getaways

Exotic Bird Watching

Mount Glorious is known for its diverse and beautiful wildlife. Our secluded location, sub-tropical climate, and direct access to rainforest and National Parks makes Mount Glorious the perfect habitat for a huge range of native birdlife.

Easily seen around the resort are Honeyeaters, Yellow Tailed Black Cockatoos, King Parrots, and Crimson Rosellas, with Kingfishers, Bee-eaters, Wrens, Robins and many others all nesting around the property.

Avid bird watchers and nature lovers alike will enjoy the opportunity to observe many endemic and sought-after bird species. Some of the rarer and more beautiful species seen at Mt Glorious Getaways include the Rose Crowned Fruit Dove, Powerful Owl, and Wompoo Fruit Doves.

If you’re lucky you may even find the shy and beautifully coloured Regent Bower, or encounter the Paradise Rifle Bird, with it’s unique call & elaborate dance antics.

Bird Species Seen at Mt Glorious Getaways

Australian Brush-turkey
Brown Quail
Australian Wood Duck
Australian Pelican
Pacific Baza
Whistling Kite
White-bellied Sea-Eagle
Grey Goshawk
Wedge-tailed Eagle
Masked Lapwing
White-headed Pigeon
Brown Cuckoo-Dove
Emerald Dove
Peaceful Dove
Bar-shouldered Dove
Wonga Pigeon
Wompoo Fruit-Dove
Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove

Topknot Pigeon
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo
Suphur-crested Cockatoo
Rainbow Lorikeet
Scaly-breasted Lorikeet
Little Lorikeet
Australian King-Parrot
Crimson Rosella
Pale-headed Rosella
Fan-tailed Cuckoo
Horsefield’s Bronze-Cuckoo
Pheasant Coucal
Southern Boobook
Sooty Owl
Tawny Frogmouth
Marbled Frogmouth
Laughing Kookaburra
Sacred Kingfisher

Noisy Pitta
White-throated Treecreeper
Superb Fairy-wren
Variegated Fairy-wren
Red-backed Fairy-wren
Spotted Pardalote
Striated Pardalote
Yellow-throated Scrubwren
White-browed Scrubwren
Large-billed Scrubwren
Brown Gerygone
Brown Thornbill
Striated Thornbill
Lewin’s Honeyeater
New Holland Honeyeater
Eastern Spinebill
Jacky Winter
Rose Robin

Pale-yellow Robin
Eastern Yellow-robin
Log runner
Eastern Whipbird
Crested Shrike-tit
Golden Whistler
Little Shrike-thrush
Grey Shrike-thrush
Black-faced Monarch
Spectacled Monarch
Leaden Flycatcher
Rufous Fantail
Grey Fantail
Willie Wagtail
Spangeled Drongo
Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike
Varied Triller
Australian Magpie
Pied Currawong
Paradise Riflebird
Torresian Crow
Green Catbird
Regent Bowerbird
Satin Bowerbird
Zebra Finch
Red-browed Finch
Mistletoe bird
Welcome Swallow
Tree Martin
Tawny Grassbird
Russet-tailed Thrush
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