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Kimberley Birdwatching’s Kimberley Coast Seabirds & Cetaceans Expedition Cruise is a new trip launched in conjunction with Richard Costin, Kimberley Whale expert. We combine expertise to explore the amazing Seabird Islands of Adele & the lacepedes and The Humpback whale calving grounds on the Kimberley Coast, a great opportunity for whale lovers and Birdwatchers alike.
Observe the world’s largest population of Humpback Whales in their breeding grounds. Search for the rare
and elusive Australian Snubfin Dolphin and the recently described Dwarf Spinner Dolphin. Other common cetaceans include Bottle-nosed, Indo-Pacific Hump-backed, Pan-tropical Spotted and Risso’s Dolphin, Melon-headed and Shortfinned Pilot Whale.
Experience impressive seabird breeding colonies on the Lacepede and Adele Islands. Tropical Seabirds including Black & Common Noddy, Bridled & Sooty Tern, Red-footed, Masked & Brown Booby, Lesser & Greater Frigatebird. An additional 9 species of tern are commonly recorded on both islands. Both Islands also support large numbers of migratory shorebirds.
Explore the spectacular Kimberley Coast for an exciting range of birds including Chestnut Rail, Great Billed Heron, Mangrove Robin, Rainbow Pitta, Rufous Owl, Little Shrike Thrush, Figbird, Yellow Oriole, Varied Triller and Green-backed Gerygone, Kimberley Honeyeater, Cicadabird, Variegated fairy Wren (rodgersi) and if we’re lucky Black Grasswren.