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Do birders make good tourists? ‘In the 90s you’d get some deeply suspicious looks’

Birdwatchers can be eccentric visitors but a recent report found they spend big in regional Australia

Birdwatching tours are selling out, bush resorts are listing local birds on their websites and caravan park owners are sharing tips about where to find certain species. All over Australia, birdwatching is having a moment.

A report released in April by BirdLife Australia reveals the economic impact of birdwatching tourism, with domestic birding trips contributing an estimated $283m to the Australian economy annually, much of this in regional communities.

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