There are over 500 bird species in Western Australia; the state is larger than Western Europe and spans from the tropical north to the southern oceans. Many of the state’s 18 endemic species live in the South-West corner while at Broome and the Kimberley, waders, summer migrants, finches, parrots, honeyeaters and water birds abound.
Perth is the gateway to Western Australia and a good place to see many of the state’s bird species. There are several excellent bird-watching locations within the city and nearby.
Many of Western Australia’s endemic bird species and distinct races are found at Albany. There are good bird-watching sites in Albany and pelagic trips to the continental shelf.