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February Field Trip - Charles Darwin National Park

Sunday Feb 18 8:30 am

Duration: 2 hours


Join Tissa Ratnayeke to explore this National Park situated just across Frances Bay, overlooking the city of Darwin.

This park is a mixture of tropical savanna woodlands and important mangrove habitats. While this field trip will predominantly explore the woodlands, sections of the path will pass in close proximity to the mangroves and hopefully enable us to observe a greater diversity of fauna and flora species.

This is one of the best places in Darwin to see Northern Rosellas and on previous excursions Spotted Tree Monitors and Frill-necked Lizards have been highlights. The Wet Season is also a time of abundance for many insect so expect to see these as well.

Regardless of whether you have just begun your journey of discovering the Top End's fauna and flora or you're an experienced observer, field trips offer wonderful opportunities to nourish and share your interests. We hope you're able to join us.

Please note most of the path is a well made track but depending on weather conditions there may be a short section with very shallow water.

Meet: in the carpark adjacent to the picnic area. Bring: Insect repellent as mosquitoes and biting midges may be present. Wear closed shoes and come prepared for possible wet conditions. Don't forget: your camera and if you have them, binoculars

Location

Charles Darwin Np Access, Charles Darwin NT 0822, Australia

Long: 130.877228 Lat: -12.443531