Promoting Interest in All Aspects of 

Natural History

This site is currently under construction. Information and photographs are being updated.

Browse our newsletters to see more images of Central Australian plants, animals, and landscapes.

About the Club Contacts & Fees Current Newsletter (pdf) Archive of Past Newsletters Birding around Alice Springs Useful Links Places to Visit

Alice Springs Sewage Ponds, Birdwatchers Map & Guide

Bird Clubs

Birding in other regions of Australia

Botanical Links and herbaria

Bushwalking in Alice Springs

Field Naturalists Clubs Australia wide


National Parks in the NT

Road Conditions in the NT, northern SA

Tourist information

Useful Natural History sites

Weather and climate

Botanical Links

Olive Pink Botanic Garden

Australian Plants Society, Alice Springs

Association of Societies for Growing Australian Plants

Australian Virtual Herbarium

Flora of NSW

Northern Territory Herbarium


Mineralogy Database or try putting the mineral name into Google

National Parks

Alice Springs Desert Park

All other parks managed by NT Parks and Wildlife

Uluru Katjatjuta Park

Kakadu National Park


Alice Springs Bushwalkers

Road Conditions

NT Road Conditions

Northern SA Road Conditions

Tourist information

Central Australian Tourism Industry Association, useful information for travellers

Alice Springs


Weather and climate

What is the weather going to do in the next few days? Weatherzone or Bureau of Meteorology

What is the weather usually like? BOM

How much rain has fallen in the last few months? BOM . Select region, select Amounts, as this is easier to understand, and a rainfall map will appear. Click on

high resolution colour image | postscript | PDF Australian Rainfall Maps

to get a map with place names.

Bird Clubs

Bird Observers Club of Australia

Birds Australia

Birding in other regions in Australia

Birding in South Australia

Field Naturalists Clubs and similar(not a complete listing)


New South Wales (this cannot be be a complete list)

Goulburn Field Naturalists Society

Dubbo Field Naturalist & Conservation Society Inc.


NT Field Naturalists (Darwin)


Gympie and Districts Field Naturalists Club

Queensland Wildlife Preservation Society, 20 branches through the state.

Stanthorpe Field Naturalists

South Australia

Field Naturalists Society of SA

Conservation Council of SA, list of member groups


Burnie Field Naturalists Club

Launceston Field Naturalists Club

Tasmanian Field Naturalists Club


Field Naturalists Club of Victoria

Field Naturalists Club of Geelong

Environment Victoria, Group Members network

South-east Australian Naturalists' Association

Western Australia

West Australian Field Naturalists


Wildlife Preservation Society of Australia

Useful Natural History Sites

CSIRO Invertebrate Key, lots of information on invertebrates, their classification and anatomy

CSIRO, list of scientific names, includes some images and distribution by State.

Fauna Databases and online resources

Frog ID Project, a great resource for Australian frogs

Frogs of Australia, another resource for Australian frogs

Spiders of Australia, an excellent website

ANGFA Aquatic Survey Database, lots of information on freshwater plants, fish, other animals and surveys

Australian Animal Factsheets a great source of information on Australian fauna.

So many sites with good images are appearing that a complete list beyond me. I suggest putting the species name you are interested in into Google and seeing what you find.