Magnetic Island is ideal for bird watching within the neighborhood of 150 native species of local and migratory birdlife able to be found on the island. Take a bushwalk along one of the lowland trails and search for little tern, bush and beach stone curlews, grey goshawk, white-rumped swiflet, black-necked stork, sooty oystercatcher, wedge-tailed and sea eagles, brahminy kite, Australian brush turkey, several types of rapters, and eastern curlew.